By Elizabeth Skinner
My late father, David Woolnough, grew up in the county of Suffolk, England, on a farm. When Great Britain declared war on Germany in 1939 he was just seven years old and ten when the Americans arrived.
People sometimes ask me to name my favorite airplane. My answer is usually the one I’m learning the most about at the time. What that means is my favorite airplane tends to change. Right now, it’s the Lockheed C-140 JetStar.
My name is Hillary. I am the Marketing Intern for the museum this summer and I have a confession. Before I came to the museum for my internship, I had not actually visited the different exhibits since elementary school. Because
Last Friday evening, 16 December, was the ribbon cutting for the museum’s exhibit Tuskegee Airmen: A Proud Heritage. There were about 250 people at the event, including three original Tuskegee Airmen: Edward Johnson, Ray Williams, and LeRoy Eley. It was
I love history. Love it. And I have been to numerous museums, both here and in Boston. Many of my museum trips, however, were just that—trips. The experience was great, but by the time I left I felt a mental
Work continues here at the Museum of Aviation on many projects, including our move of the Tuskegee Exhibit and the conversion of Hangar One to a dedicated Southeast-Asia theme. Within the next few weeks I will have an update on
I am a P-51 convert. The sound of that Packard/Rolls-Royce Merlin V-12 and the scream that a Mustang has while pulling through a hard turn gives me goose-bumps. The Mustang is, for lack of a better word, beautiful. Or is
I apologize for the lack of recent activity on the blog; changes in the Air Force network have left me with very limited access to the WordPress site and therefore hindered my ability to post here. It has also turned