United States Navy

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Spirit of St. Louis Airshow & S.T.E.M. Expo Soars Into Town

Show becomes largest aviation event in Missouri History The second bi-annual Spirit of St. Louis Airshow & S.T.E.M. Expo was held May 14th and 15th at the Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield. MOAVHIST historian Gary Liming has done the research, and this year’s show looks to have been the largest aviation event in the state’s history- although we await complete confirmation. In addition to the United States Navy’s Blue […]

March Meeting: McDonnell F3H-2N Demon 60th Anniversary

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.      

MOAVHIST Bleeds Blue for April Meeting

The Missouri Aviation Historical Society’s April meeting took place on Thursday, April 24th in our usual meeting spot at Creve Coeur Airport. This month’s meeting featured a variety of guest speakers that brought different perspectives to what makes the United States Navy Blue Angels truly unique. MOAVHIST member Joe Gurney has been presenting classes and events about the USN Blue Angels around the St. Louis metro area for years, and was […]

This Quarter in Missouri Aviation Production!

As the first quarter of the year (for most companies, some may vary) concludes for 2013, let’s take a brief look at what the Missouri aviation community helped build or complete! Boeing delivered a total of 12 F/A-18/E/F/G’s from January to March. In addition, they sent two previously delivered F/A-18F’s to Malaysia in order to participate in a sale showcase. Boeing also delivered 3 F-15SG’s to the republic of Singapore Air […]