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  • Title: WELCOME TO THE MID-ATLANTIC AIR MUSEUM
    Descriptive info: .. ABOUT MAAM.. VIRTUAL TOUR.. MUSEUM NEWS.. MUSEUM MEMBERSHIP.. CALENDAR OF EVENTS.. AIRCRAFT COLLECTION.. MUSEUM VISITOR'S INFO.. WORLD WAR II WEEKEND.. P-61 BLACK WIDOW PROJECT.. TAKE A FLIGHT INTO HISTORY.. BOOK PLANES FOR YOUR SHOW.. MAAM-SIM FLIGHT SIMULATION.. CONTACT MAAM - 'COMM CENTER'.. SHOP AT OUR VAST ON-LINE STORE.. CURRENT RESTORATION PROJECTS.. MAAM DONATIONS SPONSORSHIP.. LINKS - SOME FRIENDS ASSOCIATES.. Exclusive.. Distributor of the.. Twelve O'Clock High.. Robin Hood Toby Mug.. (On Back-Order 4-15-14).. 11 MUSEUM DRIVE.. READING, PA 19605.. (610) 372-7333.. BUSINESS HOURS.. 9:30 AM - 4:00  ...   on-line mapping services, for.. directions.. to the Museum, enter the destination as:.. 1054 Arnold Road, Reading, PA 19605.. AVIATION HISTORY WITH A MID-ATLANTIC FOCUS.. Requires a Java Enabled Browser.. WWII Weekend On-Line.. Re-enactor Registration is Live.. This website is the intellectual property and © Copyright of Mid-Atlantic Air Museum, 2013.. All rights reserved.. No reproduction, distribution, or transmission of the material on this website is permitted without the expressed written permission of the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum.. web page developer and webmaster.. Bill Rambow.. web hosting support by.. Avialantic..

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  • Title: The story of Mid-Atlantic Aviation
    Descriptive info: The story of Mid-Atlantic Aviation is not just the story of airplanes, but of ideas.. It is also a story of productivity, perseverance, patriotism, and above all, the people that made these ideas a reality.. The story of Mid-Atlantic Aviation begins with people.. From the first manned balloon flight in Philadelphia in the 18th century, to the space age, Mid-Atlantic  ...   William Piper, Sherman Fairchild,.. Giuseppe.. Bellanca, and Glenn Martin.. Pioneers of Commercial Aviation.. Clifford Ball, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Harold Pitcairn.. Innovators and Leaders.. Carl Spaatz, Billy Mitchell,.. Willard Custer, and Dr.. George Spratt.. Aviation's heroes are not limited to the inventors, pioneers, pilots, and manufacturers, but also include the thousands of Mid-Atlantic residents touched by, and a part of, aviation history..

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  • Title: Virtual Tour of the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum
    Descriptive info: The Museum's collection features rare and fascinating exhibits of historic aviation artifacts,.. helping to tell the story of Mid-Atlantic Aviation.. But of course the heart of the Museum is our collection of award-winning warbirds and classic airliners, as well as rare and unusual military and civilian aircraft spanning eight decades of flight.. The Museum's collection is constantly growing and is in all stages of restoration, from pristine award-winners to basket cases awaiting restoration.. MAAM is especially noted for the successful 11-year effort by  ...   only four in existence and the only wartime example, the restoration of this unique aircraft to the world's only flying example is underway.. Before you leave the entry building, take a look around the Museum Store where you will find a wide and varied selection of aviation art, apparel, models, toys, books, ceramics, MAAM-SIM flight simulation products, and official MAAM Member's gear.. But we know it's the planes that you have come to see, so let's get started.. Follow me to the.. MUSEUM RAMP..

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  • Title: MAAM Membership Information
    Descriptive info: WE INVITE YOU TO JOIN US.. AS A MEMBER OF THE MID-ATLANTIC AIR MUSEUM.. Members of MAAM possess a wide range of interests and abilities.. They include those who restore and maintain our growing collection of aircraft, volunteer time at airshows and at the Museum, and provide much-needed financial support.. All members share the common desire to preserve an irreplaceable part of aviation history.. If you haven't already taken the tour, you can learn about our.. Museum and our Mission.. on these web pages.. We cordially welcome all those who would like to further these goals by becoming members.. ATTENTION: NEW MEMBERSHIPS WILL TAKE TWO TO THREE WEEKS TO PROCESS.. Even if you have never considered joining and aviation museum before, there are several good reasons for.. you.. to join.. us.. It's important!.. The Mid-Atlantic Air Museum is not just a collection of aircraft and artifacts - it's people.. Our MAAM Members are the heart, hands, and life-blood of our organization.. Without them we would not continue to exist.. So if you agree with us that preserving the history of Mid-Atlantic Aviation is important, then.. belong.. here.. !.. It's a bargain!.. Basic individual membership in the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum is only $45 per year! That's only about the price of one tank of gas, these days.. As a new member you will receive a member's packet including your membership card, a 'Member's Update' newsletter subscription, a MAAM decal, an embroidered patch and logo pin.. But you get a.. lot.. more than that for your 45 bucks.. Benefits of Basic MAAM Membership include:.. click on thumbnails to enlarge.. FREE, UNLIMITED ADMISSION TO THE MUSEUM.. Bored with TV? Want to escape noisy kids, neighbors, barking dogs? Just want to get away from the same old, same old routine? The Museum is open everyday except major holidays.. You're always welcome, and you don't pay the normal $6 per visit admission.. Unlike the local pub, we won't toss you out for not buying anything, either.. What a deal! Every time you visit MAAM you'll learn something new about aviation and the pioneering men and women who gave us wings.. A FREE PASS TO THE MAAM'S ANNUAL WORLD WAR II WEEKEND.. This is a $22 value all by itself.. If you choose to volunteer to work at the show, you get in free of course, but you still get that free pass to use on another day when you don't volunteer.. NOTE: New memberships received after May 1 will not be processed until July 1 because of the workload of WWII Weekend and therefore will not receive a free ticket to this year's show.. FREE ADMISSION AT THE ANNUAL MAAM MEMBER'S DAY.. Bring your family and friends to the yearly Member's Day.. It takes place right on the MAAM ramp and Pavilion and is MAAM's fun way of saying thanks to its Members and their families for everything they do for us.. All you can eat barbecue, all day, for just $12 for adults, and free for kids under 12.. Reduced price airplane rides and special tours as well as 10% discount for Members on anything in the Gift Shop.. With good enough appetites, your youngsters ought to be able to get your $45 worth at this event alone!.. THE PRIVILEGE OF FLYING  ...   US Intrepid Air and Space Museum, New York City.. trip for an example.. THE OPPORTUNITY TO TAKE PART IN THE PRESERVATION OF AVIATION HISTORY.. Your dues will help support the restoration programs of the museum.. But perhaps you would also like to actually roll your sleeves up and volunteer.. You don't need experience if you have a willing attitude.. MAAM is a busy place with a number of projects going on at any one time.. We can put your talents to work, even if you don't think you have any.. There is.. always.. a need volunteers to help out.. If you would like to become a Museum Docent or Tour Guide, we'll train you for this interesting and rewarding occupation.. The Gift Shop and Office Volunteers are also on the front line at MAAM.. If you love planes, people, or both, we have a job for you!.. Just as there is a variety of needs which must be met for the continued operation and growth of the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum, there exists in our members a wide variety of interest levels and financial capabilities to support these needs.. The MAAM Membership Program is designed to provide both an affordable basic level with extensive benefits, and also higher levels of membership for those willing and able to increase their support.. Category.. Annual Dues.. Benefits.. Regular Member.. $45.. 00.. The opportunity to learn more about and take an active role in aircraft restoration and maintenance.. The privilege of flying aboard Museum aircraft to airshows and at Museum functions as pilot, crew chief, crew member, or passenger.. The opportunity to participate as a volunteer in outreach programs, as a docent at the facility, and in various Museum committees.. A MAAM patch, decal, membership card, and free unlimited admission for yourself to the Museum.. You may request a free one-day pass to the MAAM World War II Weekend show.. Contributing Member.. $100.. All the benefits of a Regular Member plus an additional ticket to WWII Weekend.. Supporting Member.. $500.. All the benefits of a Regular Member, plus four tickets to WWII Weekend.. Life Member.. $800.. All the benefits of a Regular Member for life.. Please.. contact the Museum.. about additional sponsorship and business partner opportunities.. It's easy!.. Heard enough? Ready to sign-on? Just as there are four levels of membership, we have a choice of four different ways to become a MAAM Member:.. µ.. You can.. join MAAM instantly, right here, on-line.. using your Visa, Mastercard, Discovery, or American Express card.. Or, simply print and fill out this.. Membership Application.. form and send it with your annual dues check to:.. Mid Atlantic Air Museum.. 11 Museum Drive.. Reading, PA 19605.. You can join by phone during business hours of 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM by calling.. (610) 372-7333.. Finally, you can join in person during a visit to the Museum.. Sign up, pay your dues, and take your first free tour, right on the spot!.. It's rewarding and fun!.. You won't need us to tell you how and why.. As a new MAAM Member, you'll soon find out for yourself!.. Applicants must be 16 years-old, or 12 years-old if a parent is a member.. ATTENTION: MEMBERSHIPS WILL TAKE TWO TO THREE WEEKS TO PROCESS.. web designer / webmaster.. web hosting and support by..

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  • Title: MID-ATLANTIC AIR MUSEUM EVENTS
    Descriptive info: MAAM Calendar of Events.. 2014.. business hours: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM.. January 1.. New Years Day.. Museum Closed.. January 11.. WWII Coordinatators Meeting.. 10:00 AM Terminal.. January 26.. Tour Guide Meeting.. 10:00 AM.. February 8.. WWII Group Leaders' Meeting.. March 1.. New Member Orientation.. 10:30 AM.. March 15.. WWII Volunteers' Meeting.. TSA Recurrent Training.. March 22.. April 20.. Easter Sunday.. April 26.. Airshow Trip Sign-Up Day.. May 10.. Airplane Ride Day.. 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM.. May 17.. May 26.. Memorial Day.. June 5.. Yankee Lady  ...   6-7-8.. World War II Weekend.. See WW2WE Schedule.. June 9.. Clean-up Day.. June 21.. July 4.. Independence Day.. July 12.. Aircraft Ride Day.. July 19.. Members Day.. 10:30 AM 4 PM.. 50/50 Building Fund Drawing.. 2:00 PM.. August 2.. August 9.. September 1.. Labor Day.. September 13.. September 20.. October 11.. October 18.. November 27.. Thanksgiving Day.. December 6.. December 13.. December 24.. Christmas Eve.. December 25.. Christmas Day.. December 31.. New Years Eve.. background picture adapted from a flight-sim screenshot by.. Grant Millikan.. of the.. MAAM-SIM R4D..

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  • Title: Aircraft of the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum
    Descriptive info: Mid-Atlantic Air Museum - Aircraft Collection.. We are presently developing.. Virtual Tours.. of many of the aircraft in our collection.. This will afford interior views that you would otherwise never see, along with the detailed stories of these aircraft and their builders.. It's going to be an ongoing project that will take quite some time to complete.. As each virtual tour is published the subject aircraft will be linked in the collection list below.. Even after they are published, some of these pages will still be works in progress - a lot of research, photography, and writing remains to be done - so we ask your patience.. To take an aircraft virtual tour, just click on the.. underlined gold-highlighted.. aircraft in the collection list.. Planes shown in.. hot pink.. are currently under active restoration.. You can check on their progress on our.. Current Aircraft Restoration Projects.. page.. The Mid Atlantic Air Museum's aircraft collection is a diverse one, including aircraft built from 1928 to 1982.. Though we have a reputation as a warbird museum, we are much, much more.. While the collection does contain 22 military aircraft, it contains 43 aircraft from various civilian venues.. Following is a complete listing and data on MAAM's aircraft collection by type and age.. More information on these aircraft will be found on the individual Aircraft Virtual Tour Pages.. PIONEER AIRCRAFT.. YEAR.. MANUFACTURER.. MODEL.. MIL.. S/N.. MFG S/N.. REG.. #.. REMARKS.. 1903.. Wright Bros.. 1903 Flyer.. not registered.. 1/2 scale Reproduction.. 1917.. Hild / Marshonet.. No.. 17.. 001.. Reproduction.. GOLDEN-AGE AIRCRAFT.. 1924.. Dormoy.. Bathtub Racer Replica.. On Display/Under Restoration.. 1928.. Elias.. EC1 Aircoupe.. 401.. NX3981.. Civilian (Factory Prototype).. 1929.. Brunner-Winkle.. Bird Model A-T.. 1062.. NC15K.. Tank engine.. Rogers.. Sea Eagle RBX.. 1.. N9735.. Civilian.. 193.. 0.. American Eagle.. Eaglet Model 321.. 1022.. NC467V.. 1931.. Brewster Fleet.. Model 7 Deluxe.. 402.. NC63V.. Curtiss-Wright.. CW-1.. 1047.. N665V.. CW-1(S).. 1164.. N1098T.. Salmson Powered.. 1932.. Heath.. LNA-40 Parasol.. 1006.. NC15792.. Civilian (Factory Built Example).. 1933.. Heath.. CNA-40 Center Wing.. C52.. N12282.. Chicago World's Fair Demonstrator.. Pietenpol.. Air Camper.. N433V.. Ford A powered.. 1934.. Kinner.. B-1 Sportster.. 138.. N727W.. 1935.. Kellett.. KD1 Autogiro.. 101.. N14742.. Prototype.. 1935.. Aeronca.. C3 Master.. A572..  ...   NFS.. Douglas.. R4D-6 / DC-3 Skytrain.. Bu 50819.. 26874.. N229GB.. EAA Grand Champion Warbird - 1983.. 1945.. Grumman / Eastern.. TBM-3 Avenger.. Bu 53638.. 3800.. N109K.. USN 1945 VT-23 (USS Langley).. POST-WAR CIVILIAN.. 1946.. Auster.. MkVJ/1 Autocrat.. 2034.. N22443.. Commonwealth.. 185 Skyranger.. 1753.. NC93248.. Navion.. NAV-4-1487.. N91528.. 1947.. Republic.. RC-3 Seabee.. 398.. N6202K.. 1950.. Stinson (Piper).. 108-3 Flying Station Wagon.. 108-4729.. N6729M.. PA-22-125 Tri-Pacer.. 22-3.. N600A.. William Piper Sr.. 's plane.. Erco/Sanders.. 415-G Ercoupe.. 5055.. N3430H.. 1952.. Taylor.. JT - 1.. N4991C.. Civilian (Homebuilt).. 1953.. Temco-Riley.. D16 Twin Navion.. TTN-24.. N4487K.. 1955.. San.. Ant.. Aviation Midget Mustang.. MC-4.. 55-1.. N15J.. 1961.. Beechcraft.. G18S Super.. BA590.. N404H.. Piper.. PA-22-150 Caribbean.. 22-7489.. N3601Z.. Factory Civilian.. 1962.. Reid.. RFS-1.. Flying Submarine.. NJ Watercraft Reg.. (NJ18S).. 1963.. Romano-Bushby.. MM1 Midget Mustang.. N12RR.. 1964.. Custer.. CCW-5 Channel Wing.. N5855V.. (Production Prototype 7-4-64).. 1967.. Cessna.. 172L Skyhawk.. 17256252.. N80522.. 1972.. McCulloch.. Super J-2 Gyrocopter.. N4362G.. PA-34-200 Seneca.. 72-50245.. N5297T.. 1973.. Bede.. BD-5B Micro.. 472.. N472MA.. Homebuilt.. 2931B.. N5BE.. Spratt.. 108 Control Wing.. N49888.. 1975.. Jeffair.. Barracuda.. 134.. Teeter.. BG-12 Sailplane.. GET 004.. N4105G.. 197.. 5.. Rutan-Boyer.. Vari Eze.. 107.. 95E.. 1976.. Steen-Holt.. Skybolt.. N728DH.. (Homebuilt) (Olds V-8 powered).. Mitchell.. B-10 Motor Glider.. Ultra-light.. 1977.. 150M Commuter.. 15079169.. N714GR.. 19.. 79.. Rand.. KR2.. 5907.. N303JV.. 1982.. Monet-Flynn.. Sonerai II.. 37.. N86FF.. (Homebuilt).. American Aerolights.. Double Eagle.. 400164.. N749AA.. 1983.. American Aerolights.. Eagle.. 1992.. Fisher.. FP404.. 4160.. 1995.. Avenger V.. 98.. Vans.. RV6A.. 24339.. N333JA.. POST-WAR MILITARY.. AIRCRAFT.. P-84B Thunderjet.. 46-666.. 219.. 1951.. F-86F-25-NA Sabre.. 51-13417.. 176-348.. N51RS.. Spanish Air Force.. Piasecki.. H-21B Shawnee.. 53-4367.. 209 or 117.. N4361M.. C-119F Boxcar.. Bu 131677.. 10844.. N175ML.. 127M USMC.. L-21B Super Cub.. 53-7720.. 18-3320.. N50084.. USAF.. 1957.. Sikorsky.. UH-34J Seahorse.. Bu 145712.. 58-1069.. N65005.. USN HT-8.. 1957.. Lockheed.. P2V-7S Neptune.. Bu 145915.. 7180.. N45309.. EAA Best Restored Bomber - 1985.. Sikorsky.. HH-52A Seaguard.. 1394.. 62075.. N1394.. USCG Chicago.. CLASSIC AIRLINERS.. Martin.. 4-0-4 Silver Falcon.. 14141.. M450A.. EAA Best Classic Airliner 1995.. DeHavilland.. DeHavilland Dove 5A.. 4380.. N557JC.. Vickers Armstrong.. V.. 745D Viscount.. 233.. N7471.. If you would like to assist MAAM in acquiring items needed for operation and restoration of our collection, please have a look at our.. Needs List.. Donations are tax-deductible..

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  • Title: MID-ATLANTIC AIR MUSEUM VISITORS' INFORMATION
    Descriptive info: LOCATION.. : The Mid-Atlantic Air Museum is located at Reading Regional Airport - Spaatz Field in Berks County, Pennsylvania.. DIRECTIONS.. :.. Driving directions from various cities, as well as a set of printable maps, and custom, door-to-door routing from your home are to be found on our.. DRIVING DIRECTIONS MAPS.. HOURS OF OPERATION.. : The museum is open daily 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM, except major holidays.. THE CALENDAR OF EVENTS.. page has all the details.. Attention: The last tour begins at 3:00 PM.. ADMISSION FEE.. to the museum is $8 for Adults , $6 for Seniors 65 +, $3 for Children 6 to 12, and free for 5 and under.. Admission is free to Museum Members.. You may want to sign up on the spot, or you can read about membership and.. BECOME A MAAM MEMBER.. on-line.. SPECIAL EVENTS.. ,.. such as the.. MID-ATLANTIC AIR MUSEUM'S WORLD WAR II WEEKEND.. held the first weekend of June each year, require additional admission tickets.. Here's our.. VISITOR'S TIPS PAGE.. for the big WWII extravaganza.. TOURING THE MUSEUM.. : You can pick up a Museum Self-Guided Tour Book when you pay your admission, after which you are free to walk through our exhibit building, hangar, and out on to the Museum ramp.. Please read this.. IMPORTANT WARNING.. concerning runway and airfield incursions.. AIRCRAFT INTERIORS.. Please note that interior tours of aircraft are.. not.. available.. However, you will be able to see inside all of our exhibited aircraft, and even get a look at many still under restoration or storage by taking the.. GUIDED TOURS..  ...   page for complete information and informative links designed for visiting pilots.. If you are flying in to WWII Weekend, there is a special page for that,.. LODGING.. : There are many fine hotels and motels within a few miles of the museum.. We recommend these.. HOTELS AND MOTELS.. If you plan to visit during.. MAAM's WORLD WAR II WEEKEND.. , we advise you make lodging reservations early in the year to have the best selection.. CAMPING.. : There is no visitor's camping allowed on the museum grounds.. However,.. THE PENNSYLVANIA VISITOR'S NETWORK CAMPGROUND.. page lists dozens of campgrounds in the area, including 7 in Berks County, 2 in Lehigh County, and 27 in neighboring Lancaster County.. DINING.. : There is a restaurant in the Reading Airport Terminal called Malibooz.. For something quick, you will find snack and soft drink machines in the.. MAAM MAIN HANGAR.. See that little camouflaged plane with the RAF roundels hanging on the back wall in the picture above? Well, the machines are right under it.. There are several restaurants north of the Museum on 183 N.. (Bernville Rd.. ), and.. many more in the Wyomissing area, just off Rte.. 222, just south of the airport.. AREA ATTRACTIONS.. : The Reading area and the surrounding counties abound with tourist attractions.. Take a Ride!.. T.. he.. Greater Reading Convention and Visitors Bureau.. can assist you.. with directions, a visitors guide, hotel information, and basic map information.. The visitor's center phone number is 610-375-4085 or 1-800-443-6610.. Or you can e-mail them at.. info@readingberkspa.. com.. HOPE TO SEE YOU HERE SOON!..

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  • Title: WELCOME TO THE MID-ATLANTIC AIR MUSEUM'S WORLD WAR II WEEKEND
    Descriptive info: WELCOME TO THE MID-ATLANTIC AIR MUSEUM'S WORLD WAR II WEEKEND.. WWII Weekend Web.. Latest Updates.. 1-4 Special Guests Roster Posted.. 12-27 B-24 Rides On Sale.. 12-23 Airshow Aircraft Roster Posted.. 12-19 Online Tickets On Sale.. Music, Music, Music!.. There are lots of great old songs and period radio broadcasts scattered throughout the WWII Weekend web pages.. Almost every page features something for your listening pleasure.. Just look for and click on.. the music symbol.. Play the Background Music.. Some Tips on.. Playing The Audio Files.. webmaster and developer.. Web hosting services by.. D-ATLANTIC AIR MUSEUM'S WORLD WAR II WEEKEND.. (Hit your browser's refresh button to read the latest news.. ).. ATTENTION: THE MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED THURSDAY, JUNE 5 AND MONDAY, JUNE 9.. The Museum Office, only, will be open for World War II Weekend Ticket Sales on Thursday, June 5th, Set-Up Day.. The Museum will also be closed on Clean-Up Day, Monday, June 9.. Your cooperation will be appreciated.. HEADS UP FOR ALL HOTEL HOSPITALITY HOPEFULS.. If your World War II Weekend battle plan includes a stay at a local hostelry, you would be wise to reserve your accommodations now.. There is another large, public event taking place in Reading on our weekend and in all likelihood area hotel rooms will sell out well before the event.. A good place to start is our.. MAAM Recommended Hotels Page.. If you dither and end up at the Bates Motel, or out on the street, don't say we didn't warn you!.. 2014 WWII WEEKEND SPECIAL GUESTS ROSTER POSTED.. The highlight of every World War II Weekend is our roster of Special Guest WWII Veterans.. As they do each year, many of these veterans will speak at our various show speaker venues, relating their first hand experiences during the war.. This is real living history , told by the men and women who lived it.. We have thirty-one guests currently scheduled to attend, and hope to be adding more as the months leading up to D-Day, 2014 pass.. Click on the Special Guests bomb link, and remember to refresh your  ...   Ticket Sales will begin on January 31st.. Walk-In sales at the Museum Office will commence on March 31st.. Remote Walk-in Ticket Sales at Redner's Markets and Boscovs will begin after March 31st.. Please contact your local store for their availability date.. Don't wait until the last minute to order to reduce the possibility of tickets getting delayed in the mail.. Please see all the details and conditions on the WWII Weekend.. Show Ticket Page.. WEEKEND AIRSHOW PAGE POSTED.. A preliminary list of this year's Airshow Performers for the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Air Museum World War II Weekend has been posted.. As usual, we have an exciting mix of WWII aircraft on both flying and static display, some of which you can tour, and at least nine of which you can fly aboard! Please hit the Airshow Roster bomb link to see who's confirmed , so far.. Flight schedules and prices will be posted when they are made available by the operators, so check back occasionally.. WWII WEEKEND ON FACEBOOK.. The.. Mid-Atlantic Air Museum is on Facebook.. ! Please check it out and become a fan, then invite all your friends to do the same.. You are welcome to post your own WWII Weekend comments, photos, and videos on the page.. Pass it on, buddy!.. HERE ARE THE DATES FOR FUTURE WWII WEEKEND SHOWS.. In case you like to plan long-range, MAAM's WWII Weekend is always held the first full weekend (including Friday) in June.. June 6-7-8, 2014; June 5-6-7, 2015; June 3-4-5, 2016; June 2-3-4, 2017; June 1-2-3, 2018; June 7-8-9, 2019; June 5-6-7, 2020.. World War II Weekend is produced by the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum.. (an IRS recognized 501 ( c ) ( 3 ) charitable organization).. for the sole benefit of the Museum itself.. P.. hotos and images displayed on this website are meant to portray the “flavor” of the history of WWII and the historical accents and events surrounding that conflict and in no way represent or depict any specific beliefs or messages on behalf of the Mid Atlantic Air Museum.. Become a WWII Weekend Sponsor!..

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  • Title: MAAM's Mid-Atlantic Air Museum's P-61 'Black Widow' Recovery and Restoration Project - The Widow's Web
    Descriptive info: THE MID-ATLANTIC AIR MUSEUM'S P-61B 'BLACK WIDOW' RECOVERY AND RESTORATION PROJECT.. There are only four P-61 'Black Widow' night fighters in existence, worldwide.. All but one of these survivors are on permanent static display in national museums.. All three are incapable of flight.. The fourth 'Black Widow' is the subject of.. an epic recovery and restoration project.. conceived and led by WW II veteran.. Eugene Pappy Strine, co-founder.. of the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum.. The journey began  ...   three.. decades ago.. It will culminate.. when this rare plane does what.. its three sisters can no longer do.. Follow along.. as we relate the story of this arduous journey.. Enter.. PRESS RELEASE!.. FORGOTTEN WIDOW.. a new book by Sharon Wells-Wagner Steve Wagner with Gene and Russ Strine has been published.. Read the full PR, here.. The picture above is adapted from a painting by Dr.. Philip Alexander.. web designer / webmaster.. web hosting services by..

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  • Title: Take a Flight Into History at the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum
    Descriptive info: YOU CAN FLY ABOARD THE PLANES.. THAT TURNED WW II CADETS INTO PILOTS!.. You can fly during any of the.. Mid-Atlantic Air Museum's.. Aircraft Ride Weekends.. These are on the second weekend of each month in the flying season of May through October - except June.. But in June you can fly during.. MAAM's World War II Weekend Show.. CLICK ON THE PICTURE TO SEE A VIDEO OF A TYPICAL RIDE WEEKEND AT READING.. You may choose the excitement of open-cockpit flying in the famous Boeing Stearman N2S-1 Kaydet , designated by the Army as the PT-17, a plane that was the first taste of military aviation for 60,000 pilots in all branches of the U.. S.. military services during the war.. Over 10,000 of the type were built.. It was the best known of all the primary trainers, as well as the most stable and maneuverable.. You'll have a fantastic view from the front seat with the wind blowing through your hair!.. Or perhaps you would prefer the powerful SNJ-4B Texan , designated the AT-6  ...   was actually credited with sinking a German U-Boat!.. Looking for a unique gift for an air-minded friend or relative?.. A Classic Aircraft Ride Gift Certificate is the perfect present.. The price is just $295, and the choice of planes is yours.. This is an exceptional bargain! Check it out yourself and you'll find other operators charge much more - some more than double what you'll pay at MAAM!.. ATTENTION PLEASE!.. Flights may only be taken during the scheduled.. Airplane Ride Days.. Flights reservations.. must.. be booked in advance.. Please call the museum at.. 610 372-7333.. between.. 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM,.. prior.. to the Aircraft Ride Weekend you wish to attend, to reserve your flight.. Flight duration is approximately 20 to 25 minutes, depending on air traffic.. Availability is always subject to change, as weather, mechanical or other factors determine.. Please call the Museum between 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM, at 610 372-7333.. for more information and to confirm the aircraft's availability.. Sorry, no refunds.. Visit the Museum's.. Online Store.. to purchase your gift certificate today!..

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