Winter Reading

What happens when we get a massive winter for the record books? One way to kill time is to open a good book, and the Missouri Aviation Historical Society has some new featured books that are a must read for any aviation enthusiast! Curtiss XP-55 Ascender by By Gerry Balzer The Curtiss XP-55 Ascender was…

August 2013 Meeting

After giving a presentation last August on the 70th anniversary of the battle of Guadalcanal, the Missouri Aviation Historical Society welcomed back World War II Veteran Tom Mohan of Kirkwood, Missouri. Tom was to receive an award on behalf of his dear friend, veteran, and hero, the late Arthur O’Keefe. In a welcome surprise, the…

July 2013 Meeting- The McDonnell Goblin

You can view an excellent write-up, and more photos from our July 2013 meeting, which focused on the McDonnell XF-85 Goblin. The meeting featured presentations, a film, and comments by the sole remaining McDonnell employee who worked on the project, Mr. Les Eash. An original wind-tunnel model was put up for display by the Greater St. Louis…