January Meeting: 40th Anniversary of the F-15 ‘Streak Eagle’ Flights

MOAVHIST kicked off the new year with another anniversary, this time celebrating 40 years since the record breaking McDonnell Douglas F-15 ‘Streak Eagle’ flights, known for breaking eight time to climb records over a two week period in January 1975. Among the special attendees included former workers, family members, engineers, and Eagle pilots. The society…

Boeing Video- ‘Voodoo: Casting a spell for 60 years’

This is a follow-up to the previous re-cap on our special November event, which celebrated the 60th anniversary of the McDonnell F-101 Voodoo. The Missouri Aviation Historical Society would like to thank Boeing Frontiers for attending our special event this past November.We are thrilled to collaborate with the cornerstone of Missouri aviation! The Boeing Company’s official story…

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…