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.
The Museum of Aviation Foundation honored 5 middle school students March 17, 2016 as winners in the 2016 Skyscapes Poster Contest.
The winners were:
1st Place Audrey Westray
2nd Place Ada Bergstrom
3rd Place Alyssa Bonifacia
4th Place Hunter
Note from curator Mike Rowland: Ross Schumacher, who recently graduated from Veterans High School, came to the museum during the spring semester as part of the “Professional Interest Exploration” program. I asked Ross to share some thoughts about his experience at the
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.
Through the years my tastes, if you can call them that, in aviation have mostly been for military aircraft. There is just something so intriguing to me about the complexity of these machines. Flight alone is a hard to accomplish
Dublin resident Gary Schnell has been named Museum of Aviation Volunteer of the Quarter. The award, presented March 15, recognizes Schnell’s outstanding work as a volunteer during the first quarter of 2012. He has contributed a total of 1,170 hours in the Museum’s Aircraft
It’s that time of year again folks, the Annual Museum of Aviation Foundation Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk is this Saturday! This is the 16thannual event, and promises to be a great one. I ran my first organized half
Everything seems to be going digital and mobile these days. The Museum of Aviation will soon be joining this mobile digital revolution with a free app for the iPhone. VenuLex, a techonology company based in Alpharetta, Georgia, is developing the app
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
Bill Paul is the Collections Manager here at the Museum of Aviation. Aside from being a staff member at the Museum from its inception, Bill is one of the most knowledgeable people I know when it comes to military aircraft and related