SBD Dauntless Receives New Plaque

This is an extension to our previous coverage on Tom Mohan’s “Honor Flight” Tom Mohan was in good spirits and health as he attended the September 2014 meeting of the Missouri Aviation Historical Society. In May 2014 he re-visited his WWII aircraft at the Spirit of St. Louis Airshow, which was filmed in conjunction with…

MOAVHIST Attends St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase

Members of the Missouri Aviation Historical Society, HEC-TV, and the Greater St. Louis Air and Space Museum recently attended the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase held annually at the Tivoli Theater off Delmar. The recent episode of ‘Impact’ which featured Tom Mohan’s Honor Flight was screened in the ‘Best Documentary-Short’ category. Members of Tom Mohan’s family were…

Missouri WWII Veteran: Airborne Again After 72 Years

The Missouri Aviation Historical Society recently teamed up with HEC-TV to record and honor WWII veteran Tom Mohan. Tom flew as a gunner in the SBD Dauntless, and was able to fly again in the very same type during the 2014 Spirit of St. Louis Airshow and S.T.E.M. Expo. Special thanks to Jacqui Poor of HEC-TV,…