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"The Liberty Aviation Museum and The Tin Goose Diner are located next 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. For hours on the museum or diner, please visit our website or call us for s. Our hours do vary throughout the year and in the event of inclement weather, we will announce on our Facebook/Twitter pages of closures. Please 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 back on display. 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 is on display at the museum during restoration. 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. 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: firstname.lastname@example.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
In this video, we'll be departing from Tampa Executive Airport, KVDF, located in Class G, uncontrolled airspace. However, communications were not as simple as self-announcing over the CTAF/UNICOM. Listen as we talk to the temporary tower that was in place following a busy event. Then, we transition through the busy Tampa Intíl airspace. Whatís the magic words we need to hear when entering Class b airspace? Ride alone to see how itís done on a beautiful sunset flight.
"Great FBO, with tons of restaurants 0.5 miles away. You can get courtesy car to make your life easy. Make Fort Worth Spinks your destination of choice for general aviation, corporate and cargo operations. Enjoy the executive conference rooms that can be reserved in advance for your meeting needs. On your coast to coast trips, let our Safety 1st trained employees provide your quick turn needs or stay a little longer to sample the 20+ restaurants adjacent to the airport. Easy commutes to your destination via Interstate 35W and Interstate 20." - Submitted by Mike Erickson
Have you had Procedure Turns Explained to you? The procedure turn is a big 'u-turn in the sky.' Each procedure turn has a protected area that ensures you obstruction clearance while performing the turn, in order to get situated on the final approach course for a runway.
"This vintage airport has a warm inviting atmosphere that is easy going with the laid back feel of a small town charm. We think you will find that the friendly staff is pleasant and eager to be of assistance whenever possible. The airport retains a relaxed hospitable ambiance that is well liked by the avid small aircraft enthusiasts. So fly in, join the camaraderie, rent a hanger and become part of the family!" - Submitted by Lisa Neill
Catching the action - in Slow Mo!
"The Ponderosa Lodge and Golf has a private airstrip that is available to the public by reservation. Land on a newly resurfaced asphalt runway that is 2,200 feet long. Park your plane on the grass at the end of the runway and a golf cart will be waiting for you there to get you around. Activities include a 9 hole executive golf course, fishing, hiking, kayaking, a pavilion and cabins for rent. It is located on 235 acres on the top of a mountain in central PA. Look us up at www.ponderosalodgeandgolf.com." - Submitted by Kenneth L. Hurst
Would you fly a hang glider? First lets get the semantics out of the way. Hang glider, powered trike, weightshift airplane, whatever you call it, I got to have a flight in one of these things and it was as scary as it was awesome.
"New restaurant on field. Very good. THE $100 HAMBURGER! Have you ever gone for a Sunday drive when the weather's nice? Chances are you have, and you probably stopped for a meal or ice cream when you were out. But, have you ever gone for a Sunday flight and stopped for a meal? Since Bessie's Diner is located at the Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport, we see quite a few pilots, like Mary Lou and Arthur, for breakfast and lunch. There are plenty of airport restaurants that also see pilots fly in for a special meal. The one thing that ties Bessie's airborne visitors with other airports' fly-in customers: The $100 Hamburger." - Submitted by Mary Lou
Lowering the Stall speed stall with vortex generators.