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PT-23 Arrives at Spirit of Flight!

The Spirit of Flight PT-23 project is on display at the museum now. Stop by and see what a starting point looks like. Special thanks to Joe Burnett, who donated the PT to the museum!

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THE PROTOTYPE CESSNA L-19 BIRD DOG

The L-19 took it’s final “flight” in December, 2008 during a 100MPH wind storm. The plane broke away from the tie downs and “flew” over the Redstone engine shop. It went down a revine and was stopped by a pine tree which saved the plane from a much more serious crash into a parking lot.…

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Chasing Planes Book Release

Starting at an early age, Spirit of Flight Founder Gordon Page was obsessed with anything that had to do with airplanes. Compelled to always look up to see what was flying overhead, he quickly developed the ability to identify anything with wings. Since then, Gordon has spent his life chasing planes. Gordon chronicles stories from…

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