• The First Flight: Celebrating the Wright Brothers

    Today we wanted to take the time to commemorate two very special individuals: Orville and Wilbur Wright. December 17, 1903 marks the day the Wright brothers flew the first powered airplane 20 feet above ground for 12 seconds and covered 120 feet at Kitty Hawk in North Carolina. After that successful flight, three more flights […]

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  • Thanks Harold!

      With Thanksgiving upon us we would like to extend our deepest thanks to Harold Hanson, the founder of North Cascades Vintage Aircraft Museum, for having had the vision to build our unique collection of vintage aircraft for future generations to enjoy. For those who don’t know, Harold was a real estate developer and had a hand […]

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  • Drew at the Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Shleissheim

    Drew is now home from his very exciting trip to Germany. He had a wonderful time exploring and couldn’t wait to share this particular story with the North Cascades Vintage Aircraft Museum fans. His most favorite of locations was the Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Shleissheim museum outside of Munich. Although, a little complicated to locate, Drew’s […]

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  • In Remeberance of our Veterans

    A Special Story of the Fairchild PT-19 B The American low-wing monoplane Fairchild PT-19 B was very highly regarded WWII trainer, in which most new US Army Air Force pilots trained in during Primary Flying Training before moving onto a more agile Kaydet. The first PT-19 was assembled at the Hagerstown factory in February 1940, and by […]

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  • Last Look At Our Summer Fly-In As We Head into Shorter Days

    As the shorter days approach we are taking a last look at our fabulous fly-in this past summer. Below you’ll find a nice little montage of aircraft, where you’ll see lots of cool aircraft featured. We’d love to see some comments from folks who recognize their aircraft (and themselves!)! There is a 2nd short video with […]

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  • Jim Jenkins And Our Stinson Junior SM-8A

    You may recall that about this time, two years ago, we acquired the Stinson Junior SM-8A. This plane seats four, instead of six like its brother the Detroiter. Junior was aimed at the private owner, initially with a 110 HP Scarab engine. Later more powerful models were produced with 200+HP engines from Lycoming and Wright […]

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