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PostPosted: Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:48 pm
Post subject: Planes of Fame - Flying History events 2012

Planes of Fame has a Flying History event on the first Saturday of every month.
The 2011 season was pretty amazing and I am looking forward to seeing what they have planned for this years events.
This thread at SimHQ covers most of the 2011 events. simhq.com/forum/ubbthr...ost3256398

Planes of Fame Events Calendar: www.planesoffame.org/i...s-calendar


LIVING HISTORY FLYING DAYS


Living History Flying Days at Planes of Fame Air Museum are are held on the first Saturday of every month when we feature an historically significant aircraft from our rare and unique collection. Our program begins at 10:am with the Pledge of Allegiance. Typically we host a 1.5 hr. discussion panel of expert speakers each presenting to the public. Speakers often include: book authors, pilots, historians, and/or eyewitness accounts of historic events and sometimes include a slideshow. An opportunity for question and answer is provided followed by a member raffle for a flight that day, weather permitting. At noon, again weather permitting, we fly the featured aircraft overhead for about 20 minutes. Featured aircraft are generally on display and available to photograph during the program. We have come to expect anywhere from 250 - 500 guests in attendance so please arrive early to secure a good seat and tour the Museum before the program starts. Doors open at 9:00 a.m. on Saturdays and the gift shop has a limited number of author/speaker books available. See you there!

WHERE: Planes of Fame Air Museum
7000 Merrill Avenue #17
Chino, CA 91710

WHY: It is the Mission of Planes of Fame Air Museum to preserve aviation history, inspire interest in aviation, educate the public, and honor aviation pioneers and veterans.

Planes of Fame Air Museum ‘Where Warbirds Fly and Aviation History Lives’

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:50 pm
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A quick bump for January's event.

They have one the first Saturday of every month.
Planes of Fame Events Calendar: www.planesoffame.org/i...s-calendar

January 07, 2012 Flying History Event - Pre-War Fighters


WHO: Edward Maloney – Founder and Curator, Planes of Fame Air Museum; Kevin Thompson – Planes of Fame Air Museum Historian, Airshow Announcer and Moderator of Living History Flying Day events.

WHAT: The theme is ‘Pre-War Fighters’, featuring our Boeing P-26 PeaShooter. The P-26 PeaShooter was the first all-metal monoplane fighter used by the USAAC. The Museum's P-26 is the only flyable, original PeaShooter in the world. Open to the public, we present a discussion panel of aviation historians and veterans followed by a question & answer period and flight demonstration, featuring the P-26 PeaShooter. At 12:00 noon, the Membership Sponsored raffle flight will be in the PT-17 Boeing Stearman.

WHEN: Saturday, January 7, 2012 10am–12 noon: Speaker program. Museum doors open at 9:00 am.

WHERE: Planes of Fame Air Museum
7000 Merrill Avenue #17
Chino, CA 91710

WHY: It is the Mission of Planes of Fame Air Museum to preserve aviation history, inspire interest in aviation, educate the public, and honor aviation pioneers and veterans.

Planes of Fame Air Museum ‘Where Warbirds Fly and Aviation History Lives’

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This one will be a treat for me since I have been wanting to see the P-26 fly for the last 3 or more years. Smile Smile


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:51 pm
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Take flight with Planes of Fame's Boeing P-26A. Smile

P-26A Pea Shooter in flight at Planes of Fame worlds only flying P-26A

Standard Definition: youtu.be/2mrmYJfI9MY

High Definition (720): youtu.be/2mrmYJfI9MY?hd=1

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The worlds only remaining flying Boeing P-26A Pea Shooter returns to the skies over Southern California for the Planes of Fame monthly flying history event for January, 2012. The very rare flight of this unique aircraft is captured (with some difficulty) in flight from the top of the tail. The aircraft prop wash overpowered the camera mounts and the video has been adjusted to preserve this flight in the best possible production.


Find more videos of rare planes being flown and shown at the Planes of Fame YouTube channel.
Planes of Fame's YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/user/POFmuseum


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:52 pm
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for February

They have one the first Saturday of every month.
Planes of Fame Events Calendar: www.planesoffame.org/i...s-calendar

February 05, 2012 Flying History Event - WWII German Fighters


WHO: Harald Bauer, a former Heinkel He 162 pilot, will be presenting along with Jorg Czypionka, a former Messerschmitt Me 262 pilot. Kevin Thompson will be the POF Moderator accompanied by Dirk Stewart providing the AV services.

WHAT: Open to the public, we present a discussion panel of aviation historians and veterans followed by a question & answer period and flight demonstration, featuring the Focke-Wulf 190, piloted by John Maloney. The topic this day is "WWII German Fighters". At 12:00 noon, the Membership Sponsored raffle flight will be in the L-19 Bird Dog.

WHEN: Saturday, February 4, 2012 10am–12 noon: Speaker program. Museum doors open at 9:00 am.

WHERE: Planes of Fame Air Museum
7000 Merrill Avenue #17
Chino, CA 91710

WHY: It is the Mission of Planes of Fame Air Museum to preserve aviation history, inspire interest in aviation, educate the public, and honor aviation pioneers and veterans.

Planes of Fame Air Museum ‘Where Warbirds Fly and Aviation History Lives’



The panel discussion should be pretty interesting at this months event.

Harald Bauer: Former Luftwaffe pilot visits Edwards

Jorg Czypionka: Jorg Czypionka - Bf-109G-10 and Me-262A Night Fighter Pilot


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:58 pm
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Take flight with Rudy Frasca's Flugwerks Fw-190 during the February Living History Event. Smile

FW-190 wing mounted camera at Planes of Fame

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This is the demonstration flight from the Planes of Fame monthly Living History event for February, 2012. This magnificent aircraft is Rudy Frasca's new-build Flug Werk-built Focke-Wulf FW-190 and is being flown by Planes of Fame Pilot, Johnny Maloney.


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Planes of Fame's YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/user/POFmuseum


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Take a flight with the very rare N9M Flying wing at Planes of Fame on Saturday February 18, 2012.

N9M Flying Wing with wingtip camera at Planes of Fame

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The Planes of Fame's Northrop N9M Flying Wing takes to the skies over Chino for a flight demonstration during the National Warbird Operators Convention event at Planes of Fame. Planes of Fame is the home of the worlds rarest collection of Flying Warbirds. This is the first time a camera has ever been mounted to the wingtip of a Flying Wing.


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Bell P-59A AIRACOMET Restoration Update:

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Restoration update on the Bell P-59A AIRACOMET, America's First Jet Aircraft being restored to flight status at Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino, CA.


I don't think they will be taxiing before this years airshow in May 2012 like they thought but the restoration is progressing.

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for March

They have one the first Saturday of every month.
Planes of Fame Events Calendar: www.planesoffame.org/i...s-calendar
2012 Schedule of Events: www.planesoffame.org/i...2_calendar

March 03, 2012 Flying History Event - Doolittle Raid - B-25



WHO: Leading the panel discussion will be Sal Vallejo who was a radio operator on the B-25 with the 42nd BG, 13th AF which was known as the "The Jungle Air Force" in the Pacific during WWII. Also on the panel will be: Ed Maloney - Founder and Curator of Planes of Fame Air Museum and Kevin Thompson - Planes of Fame Air Museum Moderator and Aviation Historian. Kevin Thompson will give a presentation on the Doolittle Raid.

WHAT: Open to the public, we present a discussion panel of aviation historians and veterans followed by a question & answer period and flight demonstration, featuring the B-25 Mitchell. The topic this day is "The Doolittle Raid". The North American B-25 Mitchell flight demonstration will be at 12 Noon and the 'Membership Sponsored Flight' raffle will be in the North American B-25 Mitchell bomber. Members must be present to participate in raffle and non museum members can sign up for membership on Saturday and then will be eligible to take part in the 'Membership Sponsored Flight' raffle.

WHEN: Saturday, March 3, 2012 10am–12 noon: Speaker program. Museum doors open at 9:00 am.

WHERE: Planes of Fame Air Museum
7000 Merrill Avenue #17
Chino, CA 91710

WHY: It is the Mission of Planes of Fame Air Museum to preserve aviation history, inspire interest in aviation, educate the public, and honor aviation pioneers and veterans.

Planes of Fame Air Museum ‘Where Warbirds Fly and Aviation History Lives’

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What a great program they've put together! What a treat it would be to attend these, meet the pilots and see the planes. Thanks Wheels!!
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Take a flight with the B-25 "Photo Fanny" at Planes of Fame on Saturday March 03, 2012.

B-25 Wing tip camera flight

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The Planes of Fame B-25 Mitchell bomber takes to the sky for the flight demonstration of the Planes of Fame Monthly Living History event for March 2012.


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for April

They have one the first Saturday of every month.
Planes of Fame Events Calendar: www.planesoffame.org/i...s-calendar
2012 Schedule of Events: www.planesoffame.org/i...2_calendar

April 07, 2012 Flying History Event - 475th Fighter Group



WHO: Eight veterans of the 475th Fighter Group will present the Group’s history and their stories of courage and sacrifice, as well as the experience of flying one of America’s premier fighters of WW2, the P-38 Lightning. Speakers from the 475th will include Col. Perry J. "PJ" Dahl and Captain Joseph M. Forster, both were aces with 9 confirmed kills each. Perry Dahl is currently President, Emeritus and board member of the 475th Fighter Group Historical Foundation. Kevin Thompson – Planes of Fame Air Museum Historian, Airshow Announcer and Moderator of Living History Flying Day events, will be moderate the presentation.

WHAT: Planes of Fame proudly presents the ‘475th Fighter Group’, featuring our P-38 Lightning. The 475th Fighter Group established a permanent home here at Planes of Fame for the artifacts, photographs, records and memories of the U.S. Army Air Force unit that accounted for the 562 victories, two Presidential Unit Citations, and produced 42 "Aces" in the South Pacific combat area. It was unique in that it was the first all Lockheed P-38 group. Open to the public, we present a discussion panel of veterans and aviation historians followed by a question & answer period and flight demonstration, featuring the P-38 Lightning. At 12:00 noon, the Membership Sponsored raffle flight will be in the PT-17 Boeing Stearman.

WHEN: Saturday, April 7, 2012 10am–12 noon: Speaker program. Museum doors open at 9:00 am.

WHERE: Planes of Fame Air Museum
7000 Merrill Avenue #17
Chino, CA 91710

WHY: It is the Mission of Planes of Fame Air Museum to preserve aviation history, inspire interest in aviation, educate the public, and honor aviation pioneers and veterans.

Planes of Fame Air Museum ‘Where Warbirds Fly and Aviation History Lives’

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Take a flight with the P-38 "Honey Bunny" at Planes of Fame on Saturday April 07, 2012.

P-38 "Honey Bunny" flown by Steve Hinton with nose camera

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The P-38L Lightning, "Honey Bunny" takes to the sky for a deonstration flight for the Planes of Fame Air Museum's Living History Flying Day Event for April 2012. This flight features Steve Hinton as the pilot with a camera mounted on one of the guns in the nose.

The seminar featured eight veterans of the 475th Fighter Group who presented the Group's history and their stories of courage and sacrifice, as well as their experience flying one of America's premier fighters of WW2, the P-38 Lightning.

Special thanks to Mr. Jack Croul and Allied Fighters for the use of Honey Bunny.


Find more videos of rare planes being flown and shown at the Planes of Fame YouTube channel.
Planes of Fame's YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/user/POFmuseum



Hopefully I can find where they uploaded the event video. PJ Dahl and the other guest speakers were a hoot. Smile


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Thanks Wheels!!
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Excellent events, thanks for sharing!

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