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1953 Cole Bros. Fly-In

Someone donated a pamphlet from the Cole Brothers’ airshow in Brodhead back in 1953. Cool! Here’s some video of that same show in Rockford a

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1918 Flu Pandemic

In looking through historic documents from the 1918 flu pandemic, we found this… How do you enforce such a thing? Here at Kelch Aviation Museum,

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Learn & Earn

Check out this cool poster, circa 1918! There are lots of similarities between today’s COVID-19 and the 1918 flu pandemic, and here at Kelch Aviation

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William E. Boeing

“My firm conviction from the start has been that science and hard work can lick what appear to be insurmountable difficulties.” – William E Boeing,

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CONTEST WINNER

Congratulations to Gary Lampman, who was selected at random from all the entrants in our drawing. Gary receives a copy of our picture book, “Biplanes

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Work From Home

Half of our staff (of two) is taking this week off while I work from home, so our posts here aren’t as flashy as usual.

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Final Day of the Giveaway

Today’s the final day in our giveaway! Enter now to win a gorgeous coffee table book featuring incredible photos of our biplane collection, including our

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How NOT to Fly

Happy weekend! Here’s Bugs Bunny showing us how NOT to learn to fly… It’s gorgeous flying weather, but we’re staying on the ground in lockdown.

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Kelch Museum Antique Biplanes

We’re missing those carefree days of summer, and flying Kelch’s gorgeous Butler Blackhawk. You too? Distract yourself today by entering our giveaway! You could win

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GIVEAWAY TIME!

GIVEAWAY TIME! Win a copy of this beautiful coffee-table photo book, “Kelch Museum Antique Biplanes,” by Diedrich Dassenbrock! It’s a fully bound, glossy book showcasing

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