The Minneapolis Star Tribune is reporting that the Navy has
yielded to congressional pressure and has agreed to allow Lex
Cralley to keep what was left of a Brewster F3A-1
Corsair that crashed sixty years ago.
The Experimental Aircraft Association will salute and remember
the 60th anniversary of D-Day, one of the major events of the 20th
Century, during special activities at the EAA AirVenture Museum in
Oshkosh on June 4-6.
Hoping To Drive General Public Toward General Aviation
Quick--how far is the nearest airport? Not the big airport-any
airport? According to NASA, 98% of Americans live and work just 30
minutes from a convenient small airport. The country has more than
5,000 such "general aviation" airports, and NASA thinks they should
be better utilized.
practically a no-brainer. New parkland, exciting new things to do
with your kids on the Museum Campus, more airport capacity during a
time of record airport congestion, and millions for other parks,
all at no cost to local taxpayers. The public should know about
Source: Steve Whitney, president
of the Friends of Meigs Field, commenting on the award given to
FMF's "Park and Planes" plan for Meigs Field.