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EAA Young Eagles

The EAA Young Eagles program has dedicated nearly 25 years to giving youth ages 8–17 their first free ride in an airplane.

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WAAAM - Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum

WAAAM, the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum, has a nice collection of vintage aircraft and flying days to show them all off...

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Italy - Museo Storico dell'Aeronautica Militare, Bracciano

I think the Aeronautica Militare Museo Storico on Lake Bracciano is a place your readers should know about. It is only about an hour from Rome. I'm a

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A Flight Into A Small Town

During a period when I was stuck at home with a cold, I downloaded a new flight simulator program and planned my first trip. In looking at the map, which

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2016 Airplane Fun - Germany and USA This Year

For our 2016 airplane fun we saw aviation museums all over Germany and went to Oshkosh again.

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La Ferte Alais or Meeting of Pentecost - Dates and Directions

The Meeting of Pentecost Air Show in La Ferte Alais France takes place 50 days after Easter. We've got dates and directions for you here....

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Palm desert potty stop.

Many years ago (living in Southern California) my wife and I along with another couple, flew from Carlsbad's Palomar Airport, on many occasions to Las

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2016 North Cascades Vintage Aircraft Fly-In

July 22-24th is the annual North Cascades Vintage Aircraft Fly-In, hosted by the city of Concrete, WA. The Fly-In attracts pilots and their amazing

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Rare Planes In Oshkosh - Another Reason To Go

Oshkosh is fun for pilots and aviation enthusiasts whether they are antique airplanes or not…. seeing rare planes in Oshkosh is one more reason to go.

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TAM Museum Brazil

The TAM Museum is an aviation museum maintained by a private airline. It takes you through the years of the airline from beginning to end… with lots of other antique airplanes to see as well.

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Brazil Aviation and Alberto Santos Dumont

Do you think of Amazonia or the beaches when you think of travel to Brazil? Well, include Brazil aviation and Alberto Santos-Dumont! Fun planes and aviation history to be found.

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Museu Aeroespacial Rio de Janeiro

You may not equate Brazil with aviation museums, but the Museu Aeroespacial is definitely worth seeing.

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Lockheed Super Constellation

Dear Judy and Mark, My favorite airplane (other than gliders) is the Lockheed Super Constellation. Especially the one we are so happy to have operating

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Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, Virginia

The Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach Virginia is a great private collection of WWI and WWII planes. Their airshows are great fun to attend.

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Super Guppy - Some Call It A Flying Fish

We were just starting out for our walk when we heard the engines…. I don’t know about you, but when Mark hears “the engines”, we stop whatever we’re

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2015 Airplane Fun - Airplanes Scattered Across the Globe

For our 2015 airplane fun we saw aviation museums in Spain and Brazil, took in an air show in Ireland, and attended Oshkosh and the Arsenal of Democracy Fly-Over in Washington DC.

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Naval Aviation Museum - Pensacola Florida

The Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida has a collection of planes that the U.S. Navy used or at least tried through its history. See some planes you won’t see anywhere else.

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Watsonville Fly-In and Airshow

The Watsonville Fly-in and Airshow in California features antique airplanes and military vintage airplanes... Directions, and places to stay.

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Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum - RAF Manston

The Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum displays the legendary planes and more from the WWII era

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Flabob Flying Circus - See Those Old Planes Fly!

The Flabob Flying Circus hasn’t happened every year, but it’s a fun event when it happens… Antique airplanes is what they’re about.

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Find 'em, See 'em, Fly,'em! And have a great flight!
Judy and Mark

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