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50th Anniversary of Project Gemini

The Missouri Aviation Historical Society was thrilled to formally hold a fiftieth anniversary celebration of the McDonnell Aircraft Corporation’s Project Gemini program on Thursday, June 18th. Designed and built in St. Louis, Missouri, project Gemini became one of the most important aspects of the NASA space program. Held as a direct sequel to our Project…

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Mechanics Wanted For Great Purpose

St. Louis based non-profit Wings of Hope is searching for aircraft mechanics to help maintain their humanitarian based fleet. Wings of Hope helps provide recourses to those in need across the globe and has been nominated multiple times for the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize. Check out the flyer below and help spread the word:  

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April Meeting: 75th anniversary of the Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando

Thursday, April 16th brought MOAVHIST’s 50th formal meeting, this time to remember the C-46 Commando’s 75 anniversary. With design and initial production roots in St. Louis, the plane would go on to become a major asset during WWII. A few C-46’s still fly today in the United States and Africa. The presentation was given by…