Category Archives: Vintage Aero Flying Museum

Men of the First War in the Third Dimension – Excerpt

The museum is a result of three generations of a family that, unlike others, took opportunities to talk to the people who were there, who made the history. Continue reading

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German aircraft shoots down balloon, gets shot down

Ewan was very impressed to watch this video and realize he had just been holding in his hand pieces of that actual shot-down airplane. Continue reading

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Update on WWI Museum

Andy Parks, director of the VAFM museum, who personally met many WWI pilots and has a great collection of their souvenirs, is excited about the War Horse movie. Continue reading

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Hat in the Ring Squadron – origin of the insignia

A few weeks ago, I saw the Hat in the Ring insignia on a box of children’s toys. Continue reading

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The air museum’s Spad has wings

Both violins and vintage aircraft are made with wood carefully carved into a specific shape, and wire that has to be balanced in a certain range of tautness. Continue reading

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World War One history lesson in a Nieuport airplane

“The first equalizer was the 15-meter Nieuport” Continue reading

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Replica aircraft that fly: the Spad XIII

“I hurried to the field. There they were, three beauties.” Continue reading

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