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John’s Next Flight
A Red Phaeton for FDR
Apr 15, 2013
At Aviation Day on May 18th, you will have the opportunity to view many old and new planes and many ...
Feb 16, 2013
Formed in 1929 by the Chinese government and the Curtiss-Wright Corporation, the China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC) distinguished itself as ...
July 1, 1933
Feb 10, 2013
A two-paragraph letter dated August 2, 1932, addressed to Mr. Donald Wills Douglas, caught the attention of office staff. As ...
A Good Time for a “Squeaker”
Nov 18, 2012
Certainly one of many highlights of the 2012 flying season was our visit to the Cody Stampede. Diane and Jack ...
The 70th Doolittle Raider Reunion, Inbound
May 21, 2012
We bid “good-bye” to friends at Grimes Field on the Friday morning of the Reunion, April 20th. Weather changes were ...
The 70th Doolittle Raider Reunion, Outbound
Apr 23, 2012
We tracked throughout departure Saturday, the 14th, the historic tornadoes in the Midwest. They seemed ahead of schedule but like ...
Apr 23, 2012
One of our recent communications suggested that on May 5th, “Grumpy” will fly over the USS Hornet, from which the ...
Dec 15, 2011
This post is in tribute to David Dunstan. He personifies excellence in heritage aviation because he can do the work ...
Nov 1, 2011
It’s a pleasure to witness employees, colleagues and board members realize their aspirations. Congratulations to Mike Young, a Visitor Services ...
Really Smart Bombs
Aug 15, 2011
The linkage connecting B-25D Grumpy’s cockpit control of the bomb bay doors to the actuating mechanism has required regular maintenance ...
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