This upcoming weekend you can visit one of the many museums in the United States, including some of the nation’s finest museums. In fact the Smithsonian magazine will sponsor free visits on a certain day “in the spirit of Smithsonian Museums,” which offer free admission every day. It calls the event Museum Day Live!, and this year it falls on[Read More…]
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The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, will be holding two special events on Sunday, October 13th; their fall Open Cockpit Day and the Second Annual Great New England RC Swap Meet. Visitors will be allowed to climb in to some of the Museum’s vintage warbirds and see the latest and greatest in radio controlled model aircraft.
Last week, the Royal Air Force Museum in Cosford, UK held an official handover ceremony for the Lockheed C-130 Hercules, XV202, in the presence of Air Marshal Baz North of the Royal Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Ian Corbitt (Retired), Sir Michael Marshall, Chairman of Marshals as well as several former Hercules airmen. Though the museum has actually been in[Read More…]
Lyon Air Museum of Santa Ana, California has announced that they have acquired an airworthy North American AT-6F/SNJ-6 Texan to be added to their growing collection of airworthy warbirds. Founded by Major General William Lyon, the Lyon Air Museum is co-located with Martin Aviation, an Air/Lyon Inc. company and award-winning general aviation repair facility established by the famed Eddie Martin[Read More…]
Two decommissioned Taiwan Air Force warplanes, a Northrup F-5E and an F-5F, sent to the US for display, were recently revealed to the public at the Classic Aircraft Aviation Museum in Hillsboro, Oregon. The pair of airworthy jets were swapped for an airworthy Douglas A-26 Invader in a trade so mired in international red tape, that it required the assistance[Read More…]