This has been a bad year for wildfires. The National Interagency Fire Center reports that as of August 29th, over 7,291,750 acres (11,393 square miles) have been burned by over 44,000 fires in 2012. Those are mind-boggling numbers.
Todays guest post is by Melissa Spalding, our Director of Education here at the Museum of Aviation. Enjoy it!
Many will describe the Museum of Aviation as a history museum, an aviation museum… maybe even a pretty cool place to
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
The history of Robins Air Force Base, as told through this museum and most official sources, is one devoid of much pain, loss and suffering. There is only limited acknowledgement here of the price of freedom that is paid by
From time to time, as we move forward with this blog, we hope to share short videos made right here at the Museum of Aviation. Sometimes, as is the case today, they will spotlight a specific artifact.
If you have
Last Saturday, my two oldest daughters and I went to a Laughing Pizza concert at the Cox Capitol Theatre in Macon. Laughing Pizza is a family band made up of the husband and wife team of Billy Schlosser and Lisa
This has been a shortened week due to the winter storm that hit the Middle Georgia area Sunday night. Days spent snowed in, or in this case iced in, are best spent catching up on reading, so here are a
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
It has been a few days since I last posted, but that just means we are hard at work here at the Museum of Aviation. Fall is here, or so it seems in Middle Georgia anyway. Chilly morning temperatures and