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! 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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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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For ten years after World War II, the Messerschmitt Aircraft company was not allowed to produce aircraft. One alternative the company came up with was the three-wheeled motorcycle/bubble car or Kabinenroller (cabinscooter) KR175 / KR200, designed by an aircraft engineer, Fritz Fend. The cars were actually made by Fend’s own company in the Messerschmitt works…

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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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