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    They have one the first Saturday of every month.
    http://www.planesoffame.org/index.ph...vents-calendar

    October 01, 2011 Flying History Event - The 82nd Fighter Group in WWII
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    WHO: Original members of the 82nd Fighter Group will be in attendance and presenting the following topics during a round table discussion panel about their war time activities and the P-38. The program is as follows:

    1. Don Foley - Introduction of history and welcoming & presentation to Jack Croul P-38 restoration plaque.
    2. Will Hattendorf - England to Africa
    3. Olen Medley - Queen Mary accident North Africa maintenance
    4. Frank Hurlbut - Aces in North Africa
    5. Lute Thompson - North Africa, Sicily and Corsica
    6. Don Stoutenborough - Sicily and Southern Italy Ploestie
    7. Bill Blurock - Russian Yac conflict
    8. Jack Sides - Wilsie/Andrew/Piggyback on to Russia
    9. Charlie Anson - POW

    WHAT: Open to the public, we present a discussion panel of 82nd FG veterans and aviation historians followed by a question & answer period. The topic this day is "The 82nd Fighter Group in WWII", featuring the P-38 Lightning with flight demonstration of two P-38s, POF's "23 Skidoo" flown by John Maloney and Jack Croul's "Honey Bunny" flown by Kevin Eldridge. POF Members are entered into a raffle for a flight in the P-38 Lightning following the presentation!

    WHEN: Saturday, October 1, 2011 10am–12 noon: presentation program and flight demonstration.

    WHERE: Planes of Fame Air Museum
    7000 Merrill Avenue #17
    Chino, CA 91710

    WHY: It is the Mission of Planes of Fame Air Museum to preserve aviation history, inspire interest in aviation, educate the public, and honor aviation pioneers and veterans.

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    They have one the first Saturday of every month.
    Planes of Fame Events Calendar: http://www.planesoffame.org/index.ph...vents-calendar

    November 05, 2011 Flying History Event - Aerial Observation & Forward Air Control Missions
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    WHO: The panelists will be Frank Vranicar L-19 pilot, Bob Cashman L-19 pilot and Author Tom Cleaver who will talk about Army Capt. Ken Lee who was an OV-1 Mohawk pilot in Vietnam and had an unconfirmed and un-credited MIG 17 shoot down; also Kevin Thompson - Planes of Fame Air Museum Moderator and Aviation Historian.

    WHAT: Open to the public, we present a discussion panel of aviation historians and veterans followed by a question & answer period. The topic this day is "Aerial Observation & Forward Air Control Missions", featuring the L-19 Bird Dog. The noon flight demonstration will be the L-19 Bird Dog. The OV-1 Mohawk and L-4 will be on display as well as Frank Vranicar’s L-19. POF Members are entered into a raffle for a flight in the L-19 Birddog following the presentation!

    WHEN: Saturday, November 05, 2011 10am–12 noon: Speaker program.

    WHERE: Planes of Fame Air Museum
    7000 Merrill Avenue #17
    Chino, CA 91710

    WHY: It is the Mission of Planes of Fame Air Museum to preserve aviation history, inspire interest in aviation, educate the public, and honor aviation pioneers and veterans.

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    Last edited by wheelsup_cavu; 11-03-2011 at 01:21 AM. Reason: I updated who were going to be the guest speakers at the event.

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    They have one the first Saturday of every month.
    Planes of Fame Events Calendar: http://www.planesoffame.org/index.ph...vents-calendar

    December 03, 2011 Flying History Event - WWII, Air War in the Pacific
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    WHO: The panelists will be Kevin Thompson - Planes of Fame Air Museum Moderator and Aviation Historian; Charlie Isaacs - Aviation Historian; Osamu Tagaya – Aviation Historian and acclaimed author; Bruce Gamble – award winning author and historian specializing in highly readable narratives about World War II in the Pacific. During his career as a Naval Flight Officer in the closing years of the Cold War, Bruce logged nearly 1,000 hours as a navigator in EA-3B Skywarriors, including deployments aboard aircraft carriers in the Pacific and Indian Oceans.

    WHAT: The theme is ‘WWII – Air War in the Pacific’, featuring our Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero Fighter... The only completely original A6M5 left in the world that still flies! Open to the public, we present a discussion panel of aviation historians and veterans followed by a question & answer period and flight demonstration, featuring the Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero. At 12:00 noon, the Membership Sponsored raffle flight will be in the PT-17 Boeing Stearman.

    WHEN: Saturday, December 3, 2011 10am–12 noon: Speaker program. Museum doors open at 9:00 am.

    WHERE: Planes of Fame Air Museum
    7000 Merrill Avenue #17
    Chino, CA 91710

    WHY: It is the Mission of Planes of Fame Air Museum to preserve aviation history, inspire interest in aviation, educate the public, and honor aviation pioneers and veterans.

    Planes of Fame Air Museum ‘Where Warbirds Fly and Aviation History Lives’

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    Edit:
    To check out the events that happened in the 2012 season read this thread.
    Planes of Fame - Flying History events 2012: http://www.352ndfg.com/vb/showthread...ry-events-2012
    Last edited by wheelsup_cavu; 02-08-2015 at 11:53 AM. Reason: Added link to PoF History event 2012 thread

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