Help make the historic willow run bomber plant its future new home. We hope you will join us on saturday, november 19 as the yankee air museum holds its 3rd annual november nostalgia sale. This is a list of aerospace museums and museums that contain significant aerospacerelated exhibits throughout the world. Africa, bahrain, iraq, jordan, kuwait, lebanon, oman, qatar, saudi arabia, turkey, united arab emirates, yemen, anguilla. Details about b17 flying fortress yankee lady air museum patch united states air force boeing. The yankee air museum is a military aviation museum located at historic willow run airport in belleville, mi. The michigan aerospace foundation maf is the sister organization to the yankee air museum. Yankee air museum adds halftrack military tradervehicles.
The yankee air museum is on the east side of willow run airport. The yankee air museum s historical presentation night with adam franti michigans war of 1812 duration. May 6, 2020 calendar of free events, paid events, and things to do in farmingtonfarmington hills, mi. Stay uptodate on what is happening at the yankee air museum by subscribing to our email list. Yankee air museum b 25 embroidered patch yankee air museum and b 25 side profile embroidered with silver and black along with b 25 and edge embroidered with gold on od green fabric patch measures 3 in diameter seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. The yankee air museum in belleville, michigan has recently accepted the donation of a halftrack as a restoration project.
You must be a member of a fellow astc museum to receive free or reduced admission. List of surviving north american b25 mitchells wikipedia. Help create a new home for the yankee air museum save the. The museum dedicates itself to educating individuals through the history of us military aviation, technology, and homefront efforts while inspiring generations through personal experiences. Museum events yankee air museum southeast michigan. The great lakes and southern shores field service councils will be teaming up to bring you this stem adventure and will be held at the yankee air museum. Creativity hangar yankee air museum southeast michigan. This includes tshirts and hats, decals, patches, pins. The yankee air museum is in a smaller building waiting for their new building g to be refurbished. We all at the yankee air museum would like the give a huge thank you to nick predko for his volunteer efforts on behalf of the museum. When this museum closed, the plane was destined for scrapping, but was moved in 2017 to the yankee air museum, near detroit, michigan.
Construction updates michigan aerospace foundation. Donations assist yankee air museum to fulfill our mission to provide unique educational experiences based on authentic objects and stories from the united states military. The yankee air museum is an aviation museum located at willow run airport in van buren township, michigan. We have four, meticulously restored, flying aircraft. We are well known for our 3 vintage, flying world war ii aircraft, the b17 yankee lady, b25 yankee warrior and c47 hairless joe. Yankee air museum, located at 47884 d street, belleville, michigan on the grounds of historic willow run airport, is open tuesdaysaturday from 10 a. The yankee air museum is pleased to host its monthly historic presentation night. B17 flying fortress yankee lady air museum patch united states. This event features jerry towler, discussing his experiences as an army helicopter. The yankee air museum is pleased to host a historic presentation night on wednesday, january 8, 2014 at 7. Aircraft collection yankee air museum southeasst michigan. Join us this june for a historic aircraft and rare automobile show at the willow run airport. Yanks air museum revives american aviation history by seeking out historically significant aircraft and giving them new life through restoration, repair, and preservation programs.
The national museum of aviation and technology at historic willow run will become the museum s new name, when the yankee air museum moves into the building. The museum is currently fundraising to build a new aeronautics center that will allow us to house our historic flying aircraft collection under a. We are also very happy to have begun a working relationship with the yankee air museum in. Built as a po2w, redesignated wv2 before delivery, then to ec121k in 1962.
Yankee air museum 47884 d st, belleville, michigan 48111 rated 4. If you would like to volunteer at the yankee air museum. Yankee air museum thunder over michigan 2004 thru 2007. This is one of the largest warbird gatherings in north america and definitely worth the trip. Can i use my membership from another museum to visit the yankee air museum.
Yankee air museum history museum belleville, michigan 351. War eagles air museum, located at 8012 airport rd in santa teresa, new mexico. B17 flying fortress yankee lady air museum patch united states air force boeing. To wurtsmith air museum, oscodawurtsmith airport formerly wurtsmith afb, oscoda, mi. For the second year, the yankee air museum is proud to participate in the national, blue star museum program. View all restaurants near yankee air museum on tripadvisor. The 1943 autocar was originally built as an m15 with twin. Our purpose is to plan and fund future expansion of the museum s facilities. Things to do near debucks corn maze and pumpkin patch.
World war ii allied aircraft crashes in the netherlands. It was later part of the 172nd tactical reconnaissance squadron and the 110th tactical reconnaissance group. The yankee air museum welcomes and encourages charitable donations of artifacts, memorabilia, and objects of significance to aviation and military history. See more ideas about rosie the riveter, lets celebrate and ypsilanti michigan. The michigan freedom tour will give veterans across michigan a special opportunity to fly aboard one of the yankee air museum s vintage wwii aircraft the yankee lady b17 flying fortress. Yankee air museum b25 mitchell rides available wwii. Private events can be held on nongame days where guests can marvel at permanent museum fixtures, including seven commissioners trophies commemorating the yankees world series championships. A 1 day trip to oshkosh wi, aboard the c47 hairless joe.
The yankee air museumis a military aviation museum located at historic willow run airport in belleville, mi. New york yankees museum presented by bank of america. Plentiful parking is available on the north side of the building. Yankee air museum s hours are 10a4p tuesdays through saturdays and 11a4p on sundays. Air force, yankee air pirate patch, yankee air pirate. The fabulous yankee air museum has outgrown its current facility. B17 flying fortress yankee lady air museum patch united. Established in 1981 and celebrating its 38th anniversary in 2019, the yankee air museum is a nonprofit 501 c 3 organization. This was the first aircraft the museum acquired in 1994. Yes, the museum participates in the astc passport program and the michigan activities pass. We are well known for our 3 vintage, flying world war ii aircraft, the b17 yankee lady, b25 yankee warrior and c47 yankee doodle dandy. Great for kids with many displays and simulators focused on the kids.
Links to related websites 100th bomb group heavy foundation. Historic presentation night yankee air museum patch. To limit the spread of the coronavirus, attractions may be closed or have partial closures. To yankee air force inc, belleville, mi with cr n3302t. Apr 29, 2016 lets celebrate all things rosie and lets save a small piece of her willow run bomber plant as a new home for the yankee air museum. We are dedicated to honoring aviation history and its participants through a living, flying museum. Yankee air museum history museum belleville, michigan. There, in the roughly 144,000 square feet that will be renovated, will house the growing collection of more than 5,000 artifacts. Michigan air museum yankee air museum southeast michigan. The aircraft was in sembach, germany from november 1956 to september 1957 as part of the 66 th tactical reconnaissance wing. Currently the maf is involved in saving and preserving a portion of the willow run bomber plant as the future new home of the yankee air museum. The yankee air museum is a premier aviation museum located minutes from detroit metro airport.
Now, were asking you to help us raise funds for renovation work required to transform the bomber plant into the future new home of the yankee air museum. This item is sold historical and or collecting purposes only and conveys no authority. Nevertheless, the have fantastic displays, high quality memorabilia, and provide a great sense of history. Flying a huey in vietnam presentation royal oak, mi patch. Like many other m15s, the vehicle was converted to the quad. Yankee air museum, 47884 d street, belleville, mi, plymouthcanton, mi patch. Nova counselors and yankee air instructors are coming together in an effort for cub scouts and webelos to get hands on experience with achieving the out of this world nova module. Join facebook to connect with nick sangermano and others you may know. Yankee air museum belleville 2020 all you need to know. In 2009, the museum purchased a building from the michigan institute of aviation and technology miat, on d street to the east of the airfield, intending it as the new home of the museum collection. This months guest speaker is dennis norton, founder of the yankee air museum. The museum has a small fleet of flying aircraft and a collection of static display aircraft outdoors. Official facebook page of the yankee air museum at historic willow run airport, belleville, michigan.
Yankee air museums 3rd annual november nostalgia sale free. Your purchase supports the programs of yanks air museum. The yankee air museum hosts the annual thunder over michigan air show at willow run airport in michigan each year. In summer 2010, the museum opened the david and andrea robertson education center in a 1938 schoolhouse that had been moved from another part of the willow run complex. Astc passport participants members outside of the 90 mile radius of yankee air museum or your residence, receive free admission for two adults and all children under 18 living in the same household. Please consult government travel advisories before.752 82 240 736 1189 696 1012 394 460 718 29 732 1348 944 462 685 274 462 1303 827 465 558 131 878 648 477 1366 721 417 557 845 1393 1201 508 878 1043 1490 389 704