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 […]
The Missouri Aviation Historical Society hosted a special day of events on November 15th, 2014 celebrating the 60th anniversary of the McDonnell F-101 Voodoo. Former engineers, test pilots, workers, and enthusiasts converged from across the country to celebrate. The event was hosted on location at the James J. Eagan Civic Center in Florissant, Missouri which contains one of two F-101 displays in the Greater St. Louis Area. The chilly autumn day began with […]
Check out some great photos from MOAVHIST members Joe Gurney and Myron Lane of recent spotting’s around the St. Louis area. Recently, an effort by the St. Louis aviation community went underway to restore a vandalized McDonnell F-101 Voodoo in Florissant Missouri. In addition, visits by the Tuskegee Airmen restored P-51 Mustang and “Despicable Blimp” have caught the eyes of young and old alike around the state. Lastly, we have caught […]
Our first coverage of the May MOAVHIST meeting is here! Check out these great pictures from our Project Mercury 50th anniversary reunion question and answer panel, curtsey of Carmelo Turdo and Myron Lane. Video and other features will be coming shortly.