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Piper Colt Visits WAAAM Fly IN

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A dream of mine was finally fulfilled  after 13 years of waiting.…
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New Apprentice Joins the Museum

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For a long time I  have been discussing how we here at the museum…
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Great Fly-Ins and Aviation Events in the Northwest 2016

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Flying weather is here! We want to give you a sample of a few…

Puget Sound Antique Airplane Club Combines Good Deeds with Good Fun

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"We have a good time while doing good work," says Leo Dondlinger,…

The Amazing Odyssey of Our New Staggerwing N25K Aircraft, Part VI

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When we last left our intrepid crew, they had just touched down…
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Celebrating Female Aviators for Women in Aviation Month

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March brings Women in Aviation Month and today is International…

The Amazing Odyssey of Our New Staggerwing N25K Aircraft, Part V

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In our last post, Jim, Drew and Brian took our just-acquired…
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July 2016 North Cascades Vintage Aircraft Fly-In Fast Approaching

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Stop! Before you do anything else, grab your calendar -- virtual,…

The Amazing Odyssey of Our New Staggerwing N25K Aircraft, Part IV

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In Part III, our crew inspected the Staggerwing to ascertain…

My family and I were on a trip heading east on the North Cascades Highway toward Winthrop. After a nights stay at Baker Lake, and short exploration through Concrete we happened upon this museum and airport. We had pulled up in our Westy and our aviation loving teenaged son was itching to get in to see the planes.

The staff here were so friendly and interesting.  From the moment I walked in I could see why we were led to this place. My husband is a sheet metal journeyman. The fabrication, wisdom, and knowledge it takes to build and refurbish these planes is truly amazing. It was a privilege to see what the family and staff have done, and are working on, to keep the vintage aircraft in existence.

My son said something like, he is in heaven, looking at all these really cool planes. The craftsmanship alone is amazing, plus the collection of interesting planes.

Alison Rachel

A wonderful vintage aeroplane collection nestled in spectacular scenery – what could be better?

David Atkinson

It’s rare that so many lovely and interesting airplanes are so accessible to a museum visitor. The refurbishment workshops are availble for close viewing, as are associated hangars on the complex. No better place for an airplane fan to spend a lovely summer day.

Mark Conover

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"@flyluv in his RV8 ready for another flight at Concrete." We can't wait for the sun to come out again and to see all of you guys at the fly in! 📷by @natimagenw #ncvintageair
This is a re-creation of 1929 Boeing P-12C, they were the last wooden bi-plane built by Boeing. This fighter would carry two machine guns that were synced to shoot ammo between propeller blades! The P-12 could carry 244 pounds of bombs and the engine was a 500 horse power Pratt & Whitney R-1340-17💥 The #ncvintageair museum is open now, come check these planes out!
Spring is here! Enjoy the sunshine and beautiful scenery by joining us at the museum✈️ #ncvintageair 📷John Martinotti
The mighty and legendary “110 Special“ was a breed of Monocoupe. With only 7 Clipwings being manufactured seeing one fly was a big treat in itself. Help us keep history flying! #ncvintageair
John Martinotti focused on how fashion concepts from the past and women aviators influenced and created a new culture norm. Looking for beautiful scenery and vintage airplanes he came to us! #ncvintageair
The Beech D17-S Staggerwing N25K comes to us by the good nature and generosity of the John Desmond’s family and estate! Check out vintageaircraftmuseum.org for more pictures. #NCVintageAir
"Flying over the Skagit River Horse Shoes at Mount Vernon, WA, USA in my Cessna T182T Turbo Skylane." Photo credit @hawkpilot9al
📷📷 Taken by @natimagenw ・・・
"A stunning Kitfox at Concrete during the annual flyin."
N-2119B Luscombe 8F C/N 6546 during the Concrete Vintage Fly In. 📷 by Bob Hafford