The folks from the The Air Museum Network joined us over Memorial Day Weekend to take a flight aboard our C-47 and see first hand the American Airpower Museum’s C-47 Flight Experience Program. Check out the article on their web site for the scoop!

http://airmuseumnetwork.org/news/american-airpower-museum-provides-a-slide-of-d-day-history

 

Ben Rosman, a P-47 pilot who flew 112 missions over Germany and Italy during  WWII passed away on February 28th at the age of 90.

Ben was a longtime docent at the American Airpower Museum who loved telling people about his exploits in the air.

AAM launches new flight simulator permitting you to take controls in the cockpit of a Cessna 310 twin engine plane

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Beyonce films a video at AAM for her upcoming tour wearing a Cockpit USA Top Gun women’s flight jacket

Check out pop icon Beyonce Knowles sporting Cockpit USA’s Women’s Top Gun flight jacket in her intro video for “Why don’t you love me?”  The video was shot at our American Airpower Museum in Farmingdale, Long Island.  The Style #W201036 is available for purchase now.

American Airpower Museum at Republic Airport creates “hands on” educational WW II aircraft through federal funds requested by Congressman Israel

Jeff Clyman, president of the American Airpower Museum at Republic Airport, Farmingdale, New York, announced that a grant from the Institute of Museum Library Services requested by U.S. Congressman Steve Israel has permitted the museum to open its doors on a new “hands on” history experience designed to allow Long Island students to bridge the nearly six decades since their grandparents went to war to defend democracy.

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American Airpower Museum to honor CIA personnel killed in Afghanistan; Memorial Day ceremonies planned

At this year’s Memorial Day observance, Monday, May 31st at 12:30 p.m., the American Airpower Museum at Republic Airport, 1230 New Highway, Farmingdale, will be sending its aircraft into the skies in tribute as it honors the memory of the seven CIA employees who were killed in the line of duty in Afghanistan. Participating in the memorial service will be U.S. Congressman Steve Israel and Michael J. Sulick, Director of the National Clandestine Service of the CIA.

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A rare operational Sherman tank owned by the Kadish Museum of American Armor has become part of a public display of World War II armor at the American Airpower Museum at Republic Airport, 1230 New Highway Farmingdale, New York, for the purpose of honoring American servicemen and women who have defended our freedoms.

The Sherman tank represents one of forty thousand built during World War II to provide Allied armored forces with the means to overwhelm the more powerful German panzers that conquered Europe. The Sherman tank was also found on battlefields ranging from North Africa to the Pacific and was effectively used by allies after World War II including the State of Israel.

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