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    We’re working on our first ever newsletter! Issue #001 comes out at the end of this month with new issues publishing once a quarter. Featured will be news about the museum and staff, progress updates on restoration projects, pictures, exclusive video, spotlights on other vintage aircraft museums around the world, and more! Check out this sneak peek of a video […]

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  • Get Well Harrison!

    NCVAM is sending our get well wishes to fellow vintage aircraft enthusiast Harrison Ford and applaud his avoiding disaster by using his expert piloting skills to land on a golf course. We are well aware how challenging Ford’s Ryan ST3KR can be as we fly its civilian predecessor, the Ryan ST-A. In talking with our […]

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  • Aviation Heritage Group Meeting February 2015

    As you all may know our very own Barry Smith and Jim Jenkins went to Las Vegas last month for the 2015 American Heritage Group Conference. Barry was on the opening session #1 panel that was discussing “The Big Picture: Reflections On the Current and Evolving State of Museums Devoted to Aviation Heritage” with friends, Greg […]

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  • The Ryan ST-A Special: What A Sweetheart!

    Spring is upon us! The cherry trees have started to bud, the rain is slowly warming up, and it’s becoming brighter each and every day. Everyone here at the museum would like to wish all of you a Happy Valentine’s Day and hope that you enjoy this wonderful story of our own “Sweetheart” plane for the occasion. Our museum’s […]

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  • Featuring our On-Loan Aircraft: Lockheed Electra 12A

    We’d like to share a special aircraft with you that has been loaned to our museum by caregiver Pat Donovan. Mr. Donovan is a retired captain of 777’s for the United Airlines and is a third generation “Donovan” from Bellingham, WA. His family founded the Bellingham Bloedel Donovan Lumber Company shortly after the turn of the last […]

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  • The Year Ahead

    The year ahead has started out with a big bang this January as the museum is preparing for various events, restoration projects, and much more. This February, our very own Barry Smith and Jim Jenkins will be joining other aviation museum attendees from last year’s now bi-annual Mutual Concerns conference, to host a first ever “off-year” […]

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