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Ten Days That Shook the Nation - First Flight of the Wright Brothers
Ten Days That Shook the Nation - First Flight of the Wright Brothers
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Aviation Illinois - Louisiana

 
  Aviation Pages:  AK-CA, CA-CO, CT-IDIL-LA, MA-MTNC-OH, OK-TX, UT-WY  

 
Illinois
Bloomington
Prairie Aviation Museum
Central Illinois Regional Airport
2929 East Empire Street
Bloomington IL
Phone 309 663-7632
Web Site http://www.prairieaviationmuseum.org/
Description aviation history with models, photos, Ozark Airlines memorabilia, several airplanes, helicopters & military ground vehicles
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Collection G-M Models
New or Updated: 04/12/2003
 

  IL

  Rantoul

  Chanute Aerospace Museum

  1011 Pacesetter Drive

  Rantoul  IL   61866    

  Phone  217 893-1613

  Web Site www.aeromuseum.org

  Toll Free  877- RANTOUL

  Description  30 aircraft on display, life at Chanute base, ground equipment, more

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  New or Updated:  8/12/2007


Illinois
Sugar Grove
Air Classics Museum of Aviation
Aurora Municipal Airport
43W77 Route 30
Sugar Grove IL 60554
Phone 630 466-0888
Web Site *****
Description military and training planes, uniforms, memorabilia
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Aviation

 

 

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Indiana
Hagerstown
Wilbur Wright Birthplace
1525 North 750 E
Hagerstown IN 47346
Phone
765 332-2495
Web Site
http://www.wilburwrightbirthplace.com/
E-mail
mailto:wilbur@nltc.net
Description
birthplace of one of the Wright brothers features full scale replica of 1903 Wright Flyer, family items, period exhibits in several buildings
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
New or Updated: 04/21/2003

Indiana
Huntington
Wings of Freedom Aviation Museum
Huntington Municipal Airport
1365 Warren Road
Huntington IN 46750
Phone
219 356-1945
Web Site http://members.aol.com/scatvii/page/
Alt Web http://www.visithuntington.org/wings.htm
Description mostly WW II aircraft & memorabilia
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Aviation
 

  IN

  Muncie

  Academy of Model Aeronautics

  5161 E Memorial Dr

  5151 East Memorial Drive

  Muncie   IN  47302    

  Phone  765 287-1256

  Web Site http://www.modelaircraft.org/

  Description  museum just for model aircraft -- 1000 acre flying site

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  Collection G-M   Models

  New or Updated:  9/2/2007

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  Indiana
Peru
Grissom Air Museum
1000 W Hoosier Blvd
Peru  IN  46970    
 
Phone  765 688-2654
 
Web Site  http://www.grissomairmuseum.com/
 
Alt Web  http://www.in.gov/ism/HistoricSites/GrissomAirMuseum/Historic.asp
 
Description  more than 15 planes outside, indoor exhibits, including Phantom jet cockpit                         you can sit in, tower outside you can climb
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Aviation
 
Era      WWII - present
New or Updated:  07/08/2003

The Future of Flight
The Future of Flight

 

  Indiana
Seymour
Freeman Airfield Museum
Freeman Field Airport
Seymour IN
Phone 812 522-2031
Toll Free 888 524-1914
Web Site BROKENhttp://www.shelbynet.net/~military
Alt Web http://www.southernin.com/Pages/archives/october_00/aviation_auction.html
Description base existed as WWII training center, preserves that era
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Aviation
Era WW II

Indiana
Valparaiso
Indiana Aviation Museum Inc
4601 Murvihill Road
Porter County Airport
Valparaiso IN 46383
Phone
Web Site http://www.in-am.org/about/
Description centered on collection of 8 aircraft of WWII and later vintage
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Last changed: 03/05/2003
  Kansas
Liberal
Mid-America Air Museum
2000 West 2nd
PO Box 2585
Liberal KS 67905
Phone 316 624-5263
Web Site http://www.airnav.com/airport/LBL/MAAM
Alt Web http://www.swaviator.com/html/issueON99/liberal.html
Description 96 aircraft, hands-on aviation science exhibits, located in former Beechcraft assembly building at airport which housed flight training for B-24 pilots in WW II
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Aviation

Kansas
Topeka
Combat Air Museum, Inc
J St Hanger #602
Topeka KS 66619
Phone 785 862-3303
Web Site http://www.combatairmuseum.org/
Description 30 military aircraft & missiles, military & aviation memorabilia, military vehicles, field kitchen, POW barracks, dioramas, military aviation art
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Collection N-Z Vehicles
New or Updated: 07/01/2003

  KS

  Wichita

  Kansas Aviation Museum

  3350 George Washington Boulevard

  Wichita  KS   67210    

  Phone  316 683-9242

  Web Site http://www.kansasaviationmuseum.org/

  Description  housed in the original 3 story terminal of 1930s-50s' airport, 1940s

                    tower, aircraft from B-52 to homebuilts, flying and aircraft building

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  Research   Library

  New or Updated:  6/26/2006

 
  Kentucky
Lexington
Aviation Museum of Kentucky
4316 Hangar Dr Blue Grass Airport
mail: PO Box 4118, Lexington 40544
Lexington KY 40510
Phone 859 231-1219
Web Site http://www.aviationky.org/
E-mail mailto:museum@aviationky.org
Description located at Blue Grass airport, restoration workshop, small collection of aircraft, library, Kentucky aviation Hall of Fame, summer aviation camp
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Nature of Group or Site Hall of Fame
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 06/27/2003
 

  KY

  Middlesboro

  Lost Squadron

  Airport Road

  PO Box 776

  Middlesboro  KY   40965    

  Phone   606 248-1149

  Web Site  http://thelostsquadron.com/museum.html

  Alt Web  http://www.p38.com/glaciergirl/default.html

  Description  restoration of WWII P38 nicknamed Glacier Girl,  recovered  in Greenland in 1992

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  New or Updated:           5/7/2005

 
  Louisiana
Barksdale AFB
Eighth Air Force Museum
88 Shreveport Road
Barksdale AFB LA 71110
Phone
318 456-5553
Alt Phone
318 456-3065
Web Site http://www.8afmuseum.net/
Description displays indoor & out with uniforms, dioramas & 17 aircraft, daily film screenings in replica WWII briefing room
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Industry /Profession Air Force
New or Updated: 05/09/2003

  LA
 
Patterson
 
Wedell-Williams Aviation Museum
 
394 Airport Circle Road
 
Patterson  LA  70392  
 
Phone  504 396-7067
 
Web Site  http://lsm.crt.state.la.us/wedellex.htm
 
Description  official state aviation museum, memorabilia of early aviators, 3 aircraft,
                       
model airplanes
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Aviation
 
Collection G-M  Models
 
Owner/Operator:  Louisiana State Museum
 
New or Updated:  07/13/2003

 
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