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Phase II Progress

With the relatively decent weather this week, the building crew finished up with the steel siding on our Phase II building, the Kent Joranlien Memorial

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Bird Aviation Patch

We have a limited number of vintage Bird aviation patches. They are for sale on our website: kelchmuseum.org/product/bird-logo-patches Give them a look while they are

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International Women’s Day 2021

Today is International Women’s Day! There are so many strong and amazing women in the history of aviation, and today we are celebrating them. Here

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Berryloid Aircraft Finishes

We found this beautiful ad in the magazine Aero Digest from January 1930. It is somewhat rare to find such a colorful ad from the

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1936 Rearwin 6000

1936 Rearwin 6000 “Speedster” N15865. Date and location unknown. Leo Kohn collection.

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Wittman “Buster”

Wittman “Buster” W-4 Special, NX-14855, Continental C-85 of 85 h.p., red with yellow trim, September 14, 1947, Maitland Airstrip, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Owned by Steven J.

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Bellanca Skyrocket

Bellanca CH-400 “Skyrocket”, powered by Pratt & Whitney C-1 of 420 h.p., owned by Holmberg Aerial Survey Co. of Chicago, at Milwaukee County Airport, 1941.

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Air Mail Tour!

Join Collections Manager Ami Eckard-Lee as she gives a history on the U.S. Air Mail service and the Kelch Aviation Museum’s 1928 Stearman C3-MB mail

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Make a Simple Paper Airplane

Is winter driving you crazy? Make a simple paper airplane using our tutorial, and post your pictures & videos in the comments below. How far

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New Board Member – Ann-Marie Elmer

We’re pleased to welcome Ann-Marie Elmer as our newest board member for the Kelch Aviation Museum! Ann-Marie grew up in Brodhead and has a longstanding

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