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…

MOAVHIST Newsletter Re-Launch!

The Missouri Aviation Historical Society is proud to bring back it’s quarterly newsletter! Under a new name ‘Middle Marker’, this newsletter will be posted to give you the current update on society news, aviation reviews, and upcoming events.  You can download your FREE COPY here! Want to contribute for our next issue? Just contact Dan…

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…