Schulz's 'Flying Ace' Flies In To Evergreen Museum | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

AMA Drone Report

Airborne-Monday

Airborne-Tuesday

Airborne-Wednesday

Airborne-Thursday

Airborne-Friday

Airborne-Unmanned w/AUVSI

Airborne On ANN

AMA 09.21.17

Airborne 09.18.17

Airborne 09.19.17

Airborne 09.20.17

Airborne 09.21.17

Airborne 09.15.17

Airborne-Unmanned 09.19.17

Airborne-YouTube

AMA 09.21.17

Airborne 09.18.17

Airborne 09.19.17

Airborne 09.20.17

Airborne 09.21.17

Airborne 09.15.17

Airborne-Unmanned 09.19.17

NEW!!! 2017 AirVenture Innovation Preview -- YouTube Presentation / Vimeo Presentation

Fri, Feb 01, 2008

Schulz's 'Flying Ace' Flies In To Evergreen Museum

Traveling Exhibit Runs Through March 2

Famed cartoonist Charles M. Schulz earned himself a place in the hearts of many pilots, the first time he had his lovable beagle Snoopy 'take flight' atop his doghouse to do battle with the Red Baron. This week, an exhibit opened at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville, OR, honoring Schulz for his own unique contribution to aviation.

The traveling exhibit "Snoopy as the World War I Flying Ace" opened Wednesday. It presents Snoopy as his alter ego, the Flying Ace. The exhibit showcases 40 of Snoopy’s most exciting adventures in his transformed doghouse -- now a Sopwith Camel biplane -- from the time he faced a deadly bout of influenza, to sparring with the Flying Ace’s archenemy.

Snoopy as the World War I Flying Ace is toured by ExhibitsUSA, the national touring division of Mid-America Arts Alliance, a non-profit regional arts organization based in Kansas City, Missouri.

Schulz carved out a niche for himself in the 1950s, when he defied trends on the comics pages by eschewing action and slapstick, opting instead to draw "Peanuts" as insight on life’s struggles and disappointment. That formula served him well, earning Schulz admiration and respect that have outlived the cartoonist, who passed away in 1996.

Schulz served as a sergeant in the Army and had always wanted to draw adventure comic strips but had been told to stick with what he did best -- funny kids. However, after 15 years as a cartoonist, on Sunday, October 10, 1965, he finally had the opportunity to create his hero: Snoopy, the World War I Flying Ace.

Visitors to this exhibit can follow Snoopy -- who was based on Schulz’s childhood black-and-white dog, Spike -- on his imaginary adventures through the skies of Europe. Forty digital prints from the original drawings done by Schulz are on display, along with accompanying photographs of the artist.

The Snoopy exhibit will be on display in McMinnville until March 10, and children’s activities will be featured on Saturdays. The first children’s cartoon activity is February 2.  Regular visitor admission prices are required to view the exhibit.

FMI: www.sprucegoose.org, www.maaa.org/exhi_usa/faq.html

Advertisement

More News

AMA Drone Report 09.14.17: MultiGP NatÂ’l Championship, GDU O2, ICAO Registration

Also: AMA Monitoring Volunteer Drones, Aerix DaVinci, FAA ReAuthorization, TobyRich, ADR Test Pilots The 2017 MultiGP National Drone Racing Championship are being held now through >[...]

RFP: ANN Seeking New Site/Facility For Major Studio Upgrade

It's Official: Aggressive Upgrades For New Airborne Programs WILL Require New Digs It's been in development for years, but we're getting to a point where we think we can pull off s>[...]

Airborne 09.19.17: Avro Arrow, Virgin Orbit, No Pot Delivery By Drone

Also: NFlightMic Debut, Natl Av Hall Of Fame, Aero-Calendar, MD v FAA, Med Drone Transport, Ryanair, 'Black Sheep' Kraken Sonar Systems, working with OEX Recovery Group, has discov>[...]

Airborne-Unmanned 09.19.17: FAA OKs FL Drone Ops, ICAO Registry?, No Pot Drones

Also: FAA Reauthorization, Medical Drone Transport, USMC Quadcopters, Canister Launched UAS, Atlas Dynamics Airborne, primarily based in Jacksonville, FL is starting to recover fro>[...]

Airborne 09.20.17: Apollo 11 Tour, ADS-B Upgrades, FL Drones

Also: Sebring Airport, DeLand SportAv Showcase, MH-139, Winged-S Rescue Award, Next AF1, EC-130H Update, SDASM HOF The Apollo 11 command module Columbia—the only portion of t>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2017 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC