LIVING HISTORY FLYING DAY
DAWN OF THE JET AGE
RESTORATION NEAR COMPLETE AND FLYING OUR T-33 SHOOTING STAR
WHO: Retired USAF Colonel Vaughn Denning – P-59 Test Pilot and author of A Pilot First, Last and Always. Col. Denning had a 32-year career during the most dramatic changes ever to the U.S.A.F. from 1942 – 1974. He witnessed firsthand the innovations of our military aircraft and has flown more than 48 different types of airplanes, from small single-engine wood and fabric bi-plane to a Mach 2 jet fighter.
WHAT: We present eyewitness accounts and expert speakers, followed by a question and answer period and book signing opportunity. Museum Denning Book November members are entered into a raffle for a flight in our T-33 Shooting Star following the presentation!
WHEN: Saturday, November 7, 2009; 10:am – 12:noon
12 noon: T-33 Shooting Star flight demo
WHERE: Planes of Fame Air Museum
7000 Merrill Avenue
Chino, CA 91710
WHY: The Planes of Fame Air Museum’s ongoing restoration will make our P-59 Airacomet the only one flying in the world. Sit in the pilot’s seat during test flights, flame-outs, engine fires and jungle rescues—Col. Dennings book is available in our gift shop.
On the first Saturday of every month Planes of Fame Air Museum, a 501(c)(3), hosts a Living History Flying Day featuring an aircraft from our extensive historical collection in order to educate and inspire current and future generations to our aviation history. Museum members and are free. View our website at www.planesoffame.org for more information.