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The Missouri Aviation Historical Society held it’s March Meeting on Thursday, March 17th at 7:00 P.M. at Creve Coeur Airport. The meeting included a presentation by president Dan O’Hara on the often overlooked but successful McDonnell F3H-2N Demon. Commentary was supplemented by former engineers and worker’s on the program who gathered in attendance.
From basements to hangars, it’s no secret the Missouri Aviation Historical Society has grown over the past eight years. In 2015 we celebrated a formal membership of 60+ members, and online viewership spanning thirty different countries! In addition we welcomed the St. Louis Science Center as our first corporate member. Being a local non-profit we are honored and privileged to showcase the best in aviation throughout the ‘Show Me’ state, along […]
The Missouri Aviation Historical Society was thrilled to formally hold a fiftieth anniversary celebration of the McDonnell Aircraft Corporation’s Project Gemini program on Thursday, June 18th. Designed and built in St. Louis, Missouri, project Gemini became one of the most important aspects of the NASA space program. Held as a direct sequel to our Project Mercury celebration in 2013, former engineers and communication experts re-joined together for a live Q&A panel […]
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 was also payed a special visit by St. Louis Science Center representatives; President and CEO Bert Vescolani, Chief […]
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 ‘Voodoo: Casting a spell for 60 years’ can be viewed on most media formats. In […]