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Huffman Prairie Aviation Historical Society Meeting, August 5, 7pm

The next meeting of the Huffman Prairie Aviation Historical Society is set for Monday evening, August 5, at 7pm. The event is free and everyone is welcome! Don Gray and John Schell to present “The First Operational Mission of the … Continue reading

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Flying Boats, Part IV: “The Catalina”

By Kyle Thede, former SC&A intern and recent graduate of the Wright State University Public History program. Long before Henry Kaiser ever spoke with Howard Hughes about the possibility of building a giant transatlantic cargo craft, flying boats were playing … Continue reading

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Flying Boats, Part I: “The Spruce Goose”

By Kyle Thede, former SC&A intern and recent graduate of the WSU Public History program Seventy years ago this fall, on November 2, 1947, the residents of Long Beach, California who cared to glance out over the harbor were witness … Continue reading

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