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William S. Knight Foundation Makes $370,000 Challenge Grant

The Kelch Aviation Museum is proud to announce a major gift from the William S. Knight Foundation, a challenge grant of $370,000 toward the construction

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Charlie

As a non-profit museum, we are in the fundraising business and like it or not, asking people for money is part of the daily grind.

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Hamburger Social is Wednesday June 13

The Kelch Aviation Museum is once again hosting a “Wisconsin Flying Hamburger Social” on Wednesday, June 13 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. This is a

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Lincoln Page LP-3 First Run

Director Greg Heckman made the first run of his newly restored 1928 Lincoln Page LP-3 today at Brodhead Airport. The OX-5 engine is original to

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Our Wish List

In the course of operating a non-profit museum, large unbudgeted expenses sometimes come up. This is true of any organization.  In our case, owning 2.5

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Preferred Altitude Podcast

Our friend Patrick Webb from Preferred Altitude, LLC stopped by the Kelch Aviation Museum last August to do an interview for his Preferred Altitude Podcast.

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Kelch Fly-In – 1979

We recently unearthed this great photograph of an antique airplane fly-in at Al and Lois Kelch’s home near Mequon, Wisconsin dated September, 1979. If you

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Kent Joranlien Family Pledges $125,000 to Kelch Aviation Museum

The family of the late Kent Joranlien of Poynette, Wis. has pledged $125,000 to the Kelch Aviation Museum at Brodhead Airport. The funds will be

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Open House During MAAC Grassroots

This week is the annual “Grassroots” fly-in put on by the Midwest Antique Airplane Club at Brodhead Airport. The Kelch Aviation Museum is taking part

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August 30 Hamburger Social

Our last Wisconsin Flying Hamburger Social of 2017 was another raging success. 28 airplanes flew in and we fed close to 150 people.Stay tuned for

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