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!
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
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
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 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
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
Delicious barbecue and more, catered by Fibs Restaurant! Pulled pork, burnt ends, sides and dessert. Vegetarians option of roasted portabella mushrooms and sides. $15/plate, all proceeds go to the non-profit. $8 kids’s plates. Serving from 5 to 7pm. Open to everyone! Museum hangar will be open for visitors to enjoy until
It’s cold and gray outside, but that’s perfect weather for books and coloring projects! What are your favorite aviation books? Our kids area isn’t just for toddlers – we’ve got some great stuff for teens and adults too. Come on out – we are open 10am to 4pm all weekend!