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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2012 11:46 am
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Sure, the P-38 is nice, but who's the lucky bastid driving the black '66 Coronet/Satellite at 0:16? Laughing

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Sure, the P-38 is nice, but who's the lucky bastid driving the black '66 Coronet/Satellite at 0:16? Laughing


I have never seen it at the museum so it must be someone who has a hangar at the airport or an airport pass to get through the gates. I agree that it's a nice car.


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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 10:17 pm
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for May

They have one the first Saturday of every month.
(They moved it back this month due to the annual airshow being held on the first Saturday of the month.)

Planes of Fame Events Calendar: www.planesoffame.org/i...s-calendar
2012 Schedule of Events: www.planesoffame.org/i...2_calendar

May 19, 2012 Flying History Event - WWI - Fighters of the Great War
%20 WHO:%20Featured%20speakers:%20J.R.%20Williams%20–%20President%20of%20The%20League%20of%20WWI%20Aviation%20Historians%20including%20their%20member’s%20magazine%20Over%20The%20Front.%20%20Lance%20Bronnenkant%20–%20Vice%20President%20of%20The%20League%20of%20WWI%20Aviation%20Historians%20and%20author,%20The%20Imperial%20German%20Eagles%20in%20WWI.%20%20Al%20Roessler%20–%20U.S.%20Air%20Service%20Historian/Author%20and%20Issue%20Editor%20of%20Over%20the%20Front.%20%20The%20moderator%20will%20be%20Kevin%20Thompson%20-%20Planes%20of%20Fame%20Air%20Museum%20Moderator%20and%20Aviation%20Historian. WHAT:%20On%20Saturday,%20May%2019,%202012%20at%2010:00am%20to%2012:00%20noon,%20Planes%20of%20Fame%20Air%20Museum%20hosts%20its%20monthly%20Living%20History%20Flying%20Day.%20%20Museum%20doors%20open%20at%209:00am.%20%20The%20theme%20for%20the%20May%2019%20event%20is%20‘WWI%20–%20Fighters%20of%20the%20Great%20War’,%20featuring%20various%20WWI%20Fighters.%20%20Open%20to%20the%20public,%20we%20present%20a%20speaker%20panel%20of%20distinguished%20aviation%20experts,%20historians%20and%20veterans%20followed%20by%20a%20question%20&%20answer%20period%20and%20flight%20demonstration%20where%20possible.%20On%20display%20will%20be%20the%20Sopwith%20Pup%20&%20the%20German%20Fokker%20DR-1%20Triplane.%20%20At%2012:00%20noon,%20the%20Membership%20Sponsored%20raffle%20flight%20will%20be%20in%20the%20PT-17%20Boeing%20Stearman. %20 WHEN:%20Saturday,%20May%2019,%202012%2010am–12%20noon:%20Speaker%20program.%20Museum%20doors%20open%20at%209:00%20am. WHERE:%20Planes%20of%20Fame%20Air%20Museum 7000%20Merrill%20Avenue%20#17 Chino,%20CA%2091710 WHY:%20It%20is%20the%20Mission%20of%20Planes%20of%20Fame%20Air%20Museum%20to%20preserve%20aviation%20history,%20inspire%20interest%20in%20aviation,%20educate%20the%20public,%20and%20honor%20aviation%20pioneers%20and%20veterans. Planes%20of%20Fame%20Air%20Museum%20‘Where%20Warbirds%20Fly%20and%20Aviation%20History%20Lives’

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 10:18 pm
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for June

They have one the first Saturday of every month.

Planes of Fame Events Calendar: PLANES of FAME - Events Calendar
2012 Schedule of Events: PLANES of FAME - 2012 Schedule of Events

June 02, 2012 Flying History Event - Battle of Midway-SBD Dauntless


WHO: Kevin Thompson (POF Moderator and Aviation Historian) and Edward Maloney (Museum Founder & Curator, and Aviation Historian) will talk about the Battle of Midway and the role of the SBD Dauntless in that epic victory. One of the POF pilots will fly the SBD flight demonstration.

WHAT: Open to the public, we present a discussion panel of aviation historians and veterans followed by a question & answer period. The topic this day is "Battle of Midway", featuring the Douglas SBD Dauntless. POF Members are entered into a raffle for a flight in the SBD Dauntless following the presentation!

WHEN: Saturday, June 2, 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.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 10:29 pm
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Take a flight with Planes of Fame's Corsair on Friday May 4th, 2012. This particular aircraft was used in the TV series "Baa Baa Black Sheep."

Corsair "Around the Patch"
Standard Definition: youtu.be/hHy4dJzVWeg

High Definition (720): youtu.be/hHy4dJzVWeg?hd=1

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Planes of Fame pilot Mark Foster takes the F4U-1A Corsair for a flight "Around the Patch". This flight was taken on Friday May 4th, 2012 before the morning practice session for the Planes of Fame 2012 Air Show.


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: Tue Jun 05, 2012 6:04 am
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Cool! Thanks Wheels!!
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Take a flight in the PoF Stearman at Planes of Fame on Saturday May 19, 2012.

Stearman flight with tail camera
Standard Definition: youtu.be/qipfqXBetsQ

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

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Planes of Fame volunteer Carol Ann Watkins takes a flight in the Planes of Fame Boeing Stearman. Carol Ann is our aircraft cleaning crew team leader, and won the monthly event member raffle for a flight in the Stearman.

Thank you Carol Ann for all your dedicated work and effort.


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: Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:18 pm
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Take a flight with the SBD-5 at Planes of Fame on Saturday June 02, 2012.
(This aircraft flew 32 combat missions during WWII with the RNZAF.)
SBD-5 at PoF: planesoffame.org/index...turnid=128

SBD flight with wing camera
Standard Definition: youtu.be/Sla56tfEIq8

High Definition (720): youtu.be/Sla56tfEIq8?hd=1


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Planes of Fame's Douglas SBD Dauntless Dive Bomber takes to the sky for the flight demonstration portion of the Monthly Living History event for June 2012. The SBD is the aircraft that turned the tide in the Pacific at the Battle of Midway in World War II.

Camera is a Gopro mounted on the wing pitot tube.

The music is "Pass the Pasta" available from Audio Network Plc


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: Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:45 pm
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For those near Valle Arizona this should be worth a look-see. Smile

High Country Warbirds Fly-in, Valle Airport, AZ - June 23, 2012

Antique and Warbird Fly-Bys. At Grand Canyon-Valle Airport, Arizona. Gates open at 8:00 am. Admission - $8.00, Under 12yrs. - $2.00.
For information, call: (928) 635-1000

FREE PARKING!

Warbird orientation flights available on June 23rd!



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 Events Calendar: PLANES of FAME - Events Calendar
2012 Schedule of Events: PLANES of FAME - 2012 Schedule of Events


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2012 9:10 am
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for July

They have one the first Saturday of every month.

Planes of Fame Events Calendar: PLANES of FAME - Events Calendar
2012 Schedule of Events: PLANES of FAME - 2012 Schedule of Events

July 07, 2012 Flying History Event - P-51 Long-Range Escort


WHO: The real P-51 "Dolly" was flown by JJ Grant. Robert Grant, JJ’s son, who manages the 506th Fighter Group Association will be recounting his father's experiences. Bill Ebersole, JJ Grant's wingman, and Ed Linfante will be joining the panel; both Bill and Ed were 506 FG / 462 FS pilots. They will talk about the long-range escort missions and the role of the P-51 Mustang in protecting the bomber force. Robbie Patterson, a POF pilot, will fly the P-51 'Dolly' flight demonstration. Kevin Thompson (POF Moderator and Aviation Historian) and Edward Maloney (Museum Founder & Curator, and Aviation Historian) will be on hand as well.

WHAT: Open to the public, we present a discussion panel of aviation historians and veterans followed by a question & answer period. The topic this day will be about the VLR (Very Long Range) Escort Missions, featuring the P-51D Mustang (formerly Spam Can), now painted as a 506th Fighter Group Mustang ‘Dolly’. POF Members are entered into a raffle for a flight in the P-51 "Dolly" Mustang following the presentation!

WHEN: Saturday, July 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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Wheels - THANK you for continuously posting this great information. I've been quite homesick lately and am thinking about a trip to the Homeland of SoCal with my son around the end of this month, just him and me fartin' around the old stomping grounds and having fun before maybe driving up the coast. Would be cool to see some of this stuff.


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I am glad to see that you are enjoying the thread. If you do decide to make the trip to SoCal let me know and maybe we can do a meet and greet. Smile
I volunteer at the PoF museum on Saturdays so you can find me there too.


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for August

They have one the first Saturday of every month.

Planes of Fame Events Calendar: PLANES of FAME - Events Calendar
2012 Schedule of Events: PLANES of FAME - 2012 Schedule of Events

August 04, 2012 Flying History Event - Bombers of the 8th Army Air Force


WHO: Kevin Thompson (POF Moderator and Aviation Historian) and Edward Maloney (Museum Founder & Curator, and Aviation Historian) will talk about the Bombers of the 8th Army Air Force and the role of the B-25. POF pilots will fly the B-25 flight demonstration.

WHAT: On Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 10:00am to 12:00 noon, Planes of Fame Air Museum hosts its monthly Living History Flying Day. Museum doors open at 9:00am. The theme for the August 4 event is ‘Bombers of the 8th Army Air Force’, featuring the B-25 Mitchell. Open to the public, we present a speaker panel of distinguished aviation experts, historians and veterans followed by a question & answer period and flight demonstration where possible. The B-25 will be on display and be flown for demonstration. At 12:00 noon, the Membership Sponsored raffle flight will be in the PT-17 Boeing Stearman.

WHEN: Saturday, August 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.

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for September

They have one the first Saturday of every month.

Planes of Fame Events Calendar: PLANES of FAME - Events Calendar
2012 Schedule of Events: PLANES of FAME - 2012 Schedule of Events

September 01, 2012 Flying History Event - Korean Conflict


WHO: Visiting distinquished speakers, Kevin Thompson (POF Moderator and Aviation Historian) and Edward Maloney (Museum Founder & Curator, and Aviation Historian) will talk about the Korean Conflict and the role of the MIG-15. A POF pilot will fly the MIG-15 flight demonstration.

WHAT: On Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 10:00am to 12:00 noon, Planes of Fame Air Museum hosts its monthly Living History Flying Day. Museum doors open at 9:00am. The theme for the September 1 event is "Korean Conflict", featuring the MIG-15. Open to the public, we present a speaker panel of distinguished aviation experts, veterans, and historians followed by a question & answer period and flight demonstration where possible. The MIG-15 will be on display and be flown for demonstration. At 12:00 noon, the Membership Sponsored raffle flight will be held.

WHEN: Saturday, September 1, 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.

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