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Chasing Planes is now available!!

It’s not easy saving history….. Chasing Planes Season One is now available. You can watch it online on demand at Vimeo or buy the DVD from the Spirit of Flight Store. Starting at an early age, Gordon Page was obsessed with anything that had to do with airplanes. Compelled to always look up to see…

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LOCKHEED 12A comes to the Spirit of Flight Museum!

  LOCKHEED 12A COMES TO THE SPIRIT OF FLIGHT MUSEUM! Restoration underway to Flying Condition   Erie, Colorado, Monday, June 26, 2017: The Spirit of Flight museum has taken delivery of a rare 1936 Lockheed 12A Electra Junior as part of its growing collection.  The museum plans to restore the plane to flyable condition as…

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Meet AVEE!

Have you ever wondered why some people love to fly? Why it’s because of AVEE of course! AVEE is the best friend of pilots young and old! He is the little whisper in your ear that says “Look up, something’s overhead!” AVEE has joined the crew at Spirit of Flight Center and is traveling around…

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JOHN B. “BEAR” SHATTUCK, UNITED STATES NAVY, LCDR

John B. Shattuck, my Grandfather, had a distinguished career in the Navy. He flew numerous secret missions over the former Soviet Union in a hair raising battle of cat and mouse. In the Cold War, a war were secrecy was everything, those who stalked the skies held the world in their hands. They carried nuclear weapons…

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