Pictured is the Kelch Aviation Museum’s 1929 Stearman C3B, NC8811 after a day’s work with Atwood Crop Dusters in 1954. Crop dusting was a dangerous business, and 8811 was involved in a forced landing on August 13, 1954. The pilot, Peter Grant (pictured) was applying a dust insecticide, Tetraethyl Pyrophosphate
This may look like an ordinary patch of gravel, but look closely and you’ll see evidence of underground electrical work. Construction on our long anticipated Phase 3 building has officially begun￼￼￼￼! Watch here for further updates as we complete our museum facility over the next several months￼. Better yet, stop
One of the coolest things about the Kelch Aviation Museum? The planes on display are real historic treasures AND many still fly! Case in point: The gorgeous baby blue Bird biplane that Charles Lindbergh bought customized for his wife, Anne, is on display right here at the Kelch Aviation Museum!