Monthly Archives: January 2011

Processing But Not Learning

Here’s a nutty irony at this stage in the development of AeroKnow Museum: For me to accomplish what needs to be done FIRST here — with a total number of volunteers recruited so far adding up to ONE and total … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Snow

      On the first Wednesday of January, the Springfield Chapter Illinois Pilots Association approved a $300 donation to AeroKnow Museum which allowed the purchase of the rest of the Plate Glass shelves that had been sitting at Avenue … Continue reading

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Thursday at the Museum Office

Thursday, January 27 was the first productive day in about a week. John Salz, President Springfield Chapter Illinois Pilots Association had delivered the February newsletters to my home the previous night. I carried them and about 30 AOPA Pilot magazines … Continue reading

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New Springfield, Illinois History Book

In 1941 a successful pilot and public relatiions writer living in Springfield, Illinois departed the city to begin active duty service with the US Army and did not come home. Did I hear someone say BOring? Not on your life. … Continue reading

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Newspaper Support Needed

AeroKnow Museum’s terrific host subscribes to Wall Street Journal and State Journal-Register. Crews and passengers aboard aircraft arriving and departing the facility are welcome to help themselves to the newspapers: take one with them as they depart for destinations elsewhere, … Continue reading

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The Part that Stays Behind

  The array of aviation publications maintained in open-ended boxes intended for vertical storage of magazines would not fill a single aisle in the stacks at a small public library, but they represent significant value for aviation history researchers. They … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Clippings

  One of the first posts at this blog invited readers to donate white 8.5 x 11 inch, not-previously-folded paper that had been printed on one side but was clean on the other . . . to AeroKnow Museum. The … Continue reading

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