EAA Chapter 1414 Fly-Out to the Museum
We had a great time today with members of EAA Chapter 1414 from Poplar Grove, Illinois. Thanks for flying out to the museum!
Windy City Miata Club
Thanks to the Windy City Miata Club for stopping by the museum today. It’s a perfect day for a convertible drive or an open cockpit airplane ride.
Aircraft Part Needed
Aircraft part needed: One right-hand side J3 Cub landing gear vee. (the left-hand side would be helpful but not required). Need not be airworthy; it will be used in a static display at the museum! Thank you.
Read About Historic Women’s Air Derby This Summer!
Looking for some summer reading? Check out “Born To Fly” by Steve Sheinkin – a vibrant book about the historic Women’s Air Derby! You can find this and other books about women in aviation in our giftshop. Every purchase supports the museum!
Click for an Amazing Story!
The gorgeous Ellensburg Flying Service TravelAir that lived in the museum briefly in 2021 has made it safely to Alaska, its new forever home! Check out this amazing story. https://www.alaskasnewssource.com/…/pair-pilots-fly…/ https://www.alaskasnewssource.com/…/pair-pilots-fly…/
Yesterday, the Kelch Aviation Museum hosted the American Waco Club for a fly-out breakfast from their 30th anniversary fly-in at Poplar Grove Airport in Illinois. It was a perfect day for flying and we enjoyed having the beautiful biplanes here and getting to know a wonderful group of people from
Make a Donation to Women in Aviation!
Women in Aviation MATCHING DONATION CHALLENGE! The museum’s Women In Aviation project has been pledged $2,000 – if we can match that amount in additional donations by Sunday, June 19th! From the first female aviators to the women pilots on our staff, Kelch Aviation Museum champions (and supports!) women in
Flying Hamburger Social
Fly, drive, or bike out to the museum on Wednesday, June 15th, for the Flying Hamburger Social! Serving from 5 to 7pm at the Kelch Aviation Museum on Brodhead Airport C37. Yummy local food, cool airplanes, and fun people – it’s the perfect summer event for the whole family. Every
Happy Birthday Ami!
Happy Birthday to Ami – our intrepid collections manager, filmmaker, fundraiser, curator, archivist, director of programs and operations, aspiring mechanic, and official all-around goofball! The museum wouldn’t be here today without Ami, and we’ve been lucky to have her on our team for almost 5 years. If you enjoy Ami’s
Free Movie Night!
Join us tomorrow at 7pm for our family friendly FREE Vintage Aviation Movie Night! https://fb.me/e/1B8vbsnV1 Pizza & soft drinks served at 6:15 for $8/person. The movie starts at 7pm is free to all! We’re showing “Test Pilot” – a thrilling film from 1938 about a devil-may-care test pilot, his clever