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Liberty Aviation Museum, Port Clinton, OH

The Liberty Aviation Museum and The Tin Goose Diner are located next door to the Erie-Ottawa International Airport KPCW Carl R. Keller Field. The museum opened in July 2012 and the restored 1950s diner, The Tin Goose Diner grand opened Labor Day weekend in 2012. The Tin Goose Diner is open: 7 days, 7AM-7PM. The museum hours are: Sun-Thurs 10am-4pm, Fri Sat 10am-5pm Please call/email or follow us on Facebook or Twitter to hear of extended hours for the summer or shortened hours for fall/winter. There is a small fee to tour the museum. The Liberty Aviation Museum is home to Georgie's Gal, a B-25J Mitchell WWII bomber built in 1945 also recently restored. The B-25 is currently not on display. The bomber is receiving new fuel tanks in California Some of the display/ground vehicles include a 1941 Dodge ambulance, 2 WWII Willy's Jeeps, a German 37mm AA gun, German Horch Truck, German Field Kitchen, German Kubel, 3 BMW Motorcycles, Tiger Tank Replica, Hetzer Tank Replica, Panther Tank Replica, 2 WWII PT boats under current restoration. PT-728 will go on display at the museum during restoration when the new museum hangar expansion opens around Memorial Day weekend.

The museum's recent acquisition of a 1928 Ford Tri-Motor City of Wichita/City of Port Clinton is currently on tour with EAA offering flight experiences throughout the year. The aircraft will return 4 times in 2015 including May 21-15, June 30-July 5, Aug 25-30, Oct 12-18. To learn more and to book your flight on the tour, www.flytheford.org . Please note that not all vehicles and visiting aircraft/watercraft are on display. If traveling out to see a specific item, please call to verify. Our displays include WWII weaponry and uniforms and more local history from the Tri-motor heritage foundation in the gallery.

Follow our pages below for more info on our events, specials, and to follow the PT-728 Thomcat's restoration! If you are interested in seeing the museum when flying in: we have limited parking behind our hangar for small aircraft as long as no special events are going on. Larger planes and if the ramp is full or a special event is going on, guests can park at the airport. Shuttle service is available. Either radio in to FBO as taxiing in or call the museum and inquire about a shuttle. Prior to parking behind the museum on the ramp, please radio to FBO and verify ramp is open. At times, we do close our ramp to accommodate for special events. Any questions? Call 419-732-0234 or email: marketing@libertyaviationmuseum.org Please check out our websites for schedule of events and other things going on at the museum! LIKE and FOLLOW us!

Liberty Aviation Museum Website: www.libertyaviationmuseum.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Liberty-Aviation-Museum/179817112057270

Twitter Page: www.twitter.com/libertyavmuseum

PT-728 Thomcat, WWII PT boat Facebook: www.facebook.com/Pt728Thomcat

Twitter: www.twitter.com/pt728thomcat

B-25 Georgie's Gal, museum's B-25 Mitchell Facebook: www.facebook.com/GeorgiesGal

Tin Goose Diner, 1950s diner attached to the museum: www.tingoosediner.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/TinGooseDiner

Twitter: www.twitter.com/tingoosediner

EAA 1247 Tin Goose Chapter, based out of the airport and museum.
Facebook: www.facebook.com/eaa1247

Website: www.1247.eaachapter.org

Tri-Motor Heritage Foundation's 1929 Ford Tri-Motor Project: www.facebook.com/trimotorheritagefoundation

Website: www.trimotorheritagefoundation.org - Submitted by Connie

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Email: libertyaviationmuseumohio@gmail.com
Phone: 419 732-0234
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Carl R Keller Field (PCW)

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Latitude: 41-30-58.5732N
Longitude: 082-52-10.1524W
Elevation: 590
Fuel: 100LL Jet-A
CTAF: 122.8
Unicom: 122.8

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6/16/2015 - The Liberty Aviation Museum and The Tin Goose Diner are located next door to the Erie-Ottawa International Airport KPCW Carl R. Keller Field. The museum opened in July 2012 and the restored 1950s diner, The Tin Goose Diner grand opened Labor Day weekend in 2012. The Tin Goose Diner is open: 7 days, Sun-Thurs: 7AM-7PM, Fri Sat: 7AM-8PM The museum hours are: Sun-Thurs 10am-5pm, Fri Sat 10am-6pm Please call/email or follow us on Facebook or Twitter to hear of extended hours for the summer or shortened hours for fall/winter. There is an admission fee to tour the museum. The Liberty Aviation Museum is home to Georgie's Gal, a B-25J Mitchell WWII bomber built in 1945 also recently restored. The B-25 is currently not on display. The bomber is receiving new fuel tanks in California. The B-25 will return late July, early August. Some of the display/ground vehicles include a 1941 Dodge ambulance, 2 WWII Willy's Jeeps, a German 37mm AA gun, German Horch Truck, German Field Kitchen, German Kubel, 3 BMW Motorcycles, Tiger Tank Replica, Hetzer Tank Replica, Panther Tank Replica, 2 WWII PT boats under current restoration. PT-728 Thomcat is currently on display at the museum during the boat's restoration. The PT-724 is in storage and not currently on display. The museum's recent acquisition of a 1928 Ford Tri-Motor City of Wichita/City of Port Clinton is currently on tour with EAA offering flight experiences throughout the year. The aircraft will return 4 times in 2015 including May 21-15, June 30-July 5, Aug 25-30, Oct 12-18. To learn more and to book your flight on the tour, www.flytheford.org .
WWII B-17 rides are available during dates this year. Those include: June 24th, July 15th, Aug 5, Aug 22 23rd. To book a flight on the B-17, visit www.yankeeairmuseum.org . Please note that not all vehicles and visiting aircraft/watercraft are on display. If traveling out to see a specific item, please call to verify. Our displays include WWII weaponry and uniforms and more local history from the Tri-motor heritage foundation in the gallery. Follow our pages below for more info on our events, specials, and to follow the PT-728 Thomcat's restoration! If you are interested in seeing the museum when flying in: we have limited parking behind our hangar for small aircraft as long as no special events are going on. Larger planes and if the ramp is full or a special event is going on, guests can park at the airport. Shuttle service is available. Either radio in to FBO as taxiing in or call the museum and inquire about a shuttle. Prior to parking behind the museum on the ramp, please radio to FBO and verify ramp is open. At times, we do close our ramp to accommodate for special events. Any questions? Call 419-732-0234 or email: marketing@libertyaviationmuseum.org Please check out our websites for schedule of events and other things going on at the museum! LIKE and FOLLOW us! Liberty Aviation Museum Website: www.libertyaviationmuseum.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Liberty-Aviation-Museum/179817112057270 Twitter Page: www.twitter.com/libertyavmuseum PT-728 Thomcat, WWII PT boat Facebook: www.facebook.com/Pt728Thomcat Twitter: www.twitter.com/pt728thomcat B-25 Georgie's Gal, museum's B-25 Mitchell Facebook: www.facebook.com/GeorgiesGal Tin Goose Diner, 1950s diner attached to the museum: www.tingoosediner.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/TinGooseDiner Twitter: www.twitter.com/tingoosediner EAA 1247 Tin Goose Chapter, based out of the airport and museum. Facebook: www.facebook.com/eaa1247 Website: www.1247.eaachapter.org Tri-Motor Heritage Foundation's 1929 Ford Tri-Motor Project: www.facebook.com/trimotorheritagefoundation Website: www.trimotorheritagefoundation.org - Submitted by Connie
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