U-2 Incident

U-2 Incident By Tennessee Museum of Aviation On July 4, 2014 The U-2 Incident: A Son’s Perspective Francis Gary Powers, Jr., founder of the Cold War Museum, is scheduled to lecture on July 5, 2014.  The hour long presentation is set to start at 11:00am, followed by a book signing. Operation Overflight: A Memoir of the U-2 Incident, […]

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TN Museum of Aviation Teaser

TN Museum of Aviation Teaser By Tennessee Museum of Aviation On November 19, 2013 Air Museum Aerial Compilation Published photo and video journalist, Uwe Glaser has graciously put together a video clip of the Tennessee Museum of Aviation’s airworthy Warbirds. We invite the public to view the amazing aerial footage filmed at our air museum. For more of Uwe’s spectacular […]

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Skyraider Welcomes Old Friend

Skyraider Welcomes Old Friend Skyraider Reunion – Lt. America Welcomes Former Skyraider Pilot Tennessee native and Memphis State graduate, Win DePoorter flew Skyraiders in the USAF from 1965-1969.  His distinguished AF service spanned 28 years, all in fighters (F-102, F-106, A-1, F-4).  He flew two combat tours in the A-1 and was an A-1 instructor in […]

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USS Arizona Relic on Exhibit

USS Arizona Relic Exhibit The new USS Arizona Relic Exhibit opened on Tuesday, June 19, 2012.  The new exhibit contains a relic from the USS Arizona.  The Department of the Navy has donated this piece of American history for display and memorial purposes. The exhibits’ intent is to encourage the public to recall the noble sacrifice and loss of […]

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The Passing of a Legend

The Passing of a Legend TN Air Museum Remembers FRANK “LUCKY” LUCKMAN June 26, 1923 – April 13, 2012 The TN Museum of Aviation lost a great friend and supporter, FRANKLIN P. LUCKMAN, JR., born in Philadelphia, PA on June 26, 1923. Frank graduated from Spence Field, Moultrie, Georgia – Class of 43-J. Trained in […]

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