MOAVHIST Bleeds Blue for April Meeting

The Missouri Aviation Historical Society’s April meeting took place on Thursday, April 24th in our usual meeting spot at Creve Coeur Airport. This month’s meeting featured a variety of guest speakers that brought different perspectives to what makes the United States Navy Blue Angels truly unique. MOAVHIST member Joe Gurney has been presenting classes and…

Blue Angels Course at St. Louis Community College

Check out photos from MOAVHIST member Joe Gurney’s community education class on the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. The two hour course was taught at the St. Louis Community College- Meramec campus and featured a variety of stunning photos, videos, and handouts for all participants. Gurney began the class with a 40 minute history and overview…

USAF Thunderbirds History Presentation at St. Louis Community College

From MOAVHIST member Joe Gurney:  I recently presented  a lecture/video presentation about the Thunderbirds History from 1953 through 2013, their beginning at Luke AFB just to the West of Phoenix, Az in May-June 1953. Their first public airshow flying the Republic F-84G Thunderjet was some 3 weeks later at Williams AFB, AZ just East of…