Author Archives: Job Conger

About Job Conger

I am a freelance aviation, business and tourism writer, poet, songwriter. My journalism appears regularly in Springfield Business Journal and Illinois Times. I am author of Springfield Aviation from Arcadia Publishing and available everywhere. As founder/director of AeroKnow Museum (AKM) and a volunteer with American Aviation Historical Society (AAHS), I created this blog to share news about AKM activity and aviation history.

Springfield Air Rendezvous: Dates, Performers, Notes

Springfield Air Rendezvous airshow Dates. Acts, Notes compiled and posted by Job Conger, Director, AeroKnow Museum 1983 – September 17 & 18 Cynthia Posegate, president Bill Bordeleau, announcer Golden Knights US Army Demo Parachute Team Chuck Carothers aerobatic CAM Special … Continue reading

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The Days Dwindle Down

The latest news re the future of AeroKnow Museum is that  asbestos removal in the back hallway of Stellar Aviation will begin the BEFORE the end of April. The date I do not know. When I confirm the scuttlebutt to … Continue reading

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Looking for New Home for AKM

Now in process are plans for a new driveway into the public part of Abraham Lincoln Capital  Airport, home of AeroKnow Museum (AKM). As a result we are looking for a new home in Springfield, Illinois. It is HOPED that … Continue reading

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Catching UP

December was a disappointing month. 2018 begins with more promise,  but the future remains “the vast unknown.” Springfield had / is having a major severe cold spell. Water pipes at the far end of the hall where AeroKnow Museum – … Continue reading

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Barry Tempest Returns to Lincoln Land Part 2

About the picture at the top:  After leaving AeroKnow Museum early into the evening, Barry and I visited the great American supermarket Hy-Vee on a mission of mercy: mercy for him because because he was out of cigarettes (Marlboro) and … Continue reading

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Kings Cliffe, England’s Barry Tempest Visits AKM

On Sunday, November 5, as I arrived in the Stellar Aviation  lobby on my way to AeroKnow Museum (AKM) down the hall, I was delighted to be greeted by long-time friend Barry Tempest of Kings Cliffe, England. I had been … Continue reading

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NEW – a page above that lists SURPLUS history books

Please visit the book surplus page and e-mail me if you  see items you want to read. Have a nice day!!   R

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