Looking Ahead In 2016

From basements to hangars, it’s no secret the Missouri Aviation Historical Society has grown over the past eight years. In 2015 we celebrated a formal membership of 60+ members, and online viewership spanning thirty different countries! In addition we welcomed the St. Louis Science Center as our first corporate member. Being a local non-profit we…

September 2015: Airshow Photography 101!

The Missouri Aviation Historical Society held their September meeting, ‘Airshow Photography 101’ on September 17th. Local aviation photographers showcased recent material and provided insight/tips on the power of a camera. Our presenters included Gary Chambers, Gary Liming, and Aero Experience photojournalists Mark Nankivil and Carmelo Turdo. Additional exhibits by Joe Gurney and David White gave the…

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…