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Wings of Freedom Tour

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Participating in the Collings Foundation’s WINGS OF FREEDOM TOUR, the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine” WWII Heavy Bomber, Consolidated B-24 Liberator “Whichcraft” WWII Heavy Bomber and P-51 Mustang fighter, will fly into Hector International Airport in Fargo, ND. The aircraft will be on display from July 3rd to July 6th. This is a rare opportunity to visit, explore, and learn more about these unique and rare treasures of aviation history.

The Fargo Air Museum will be displaying these aircraft on July 3rd – 2pm to 5pm, July 4th to 6th – 9am to 5pm. Admission includes access to view all aircraft in the Fargo Air Museum and to tour the cockpits of the WINGS OF FREEDOM military aircraft. Admission is $14.00 per person, $30.00 for family (parents and children under 18), and children 6 and under are free.

In the United States the B-17 is one of only eight in flying condition. The B-24J and Full Dual Control P-51C Mustang are the sole remaining examples of their kind flying in the world today.

Visitors may also experience an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take a 30-minute flight aboard these rare warbirds. Flights on either the B-17 or B-24 are $450 per person. Flights on the P-51 are $2,000 for a half hour and $3,200 for a full hour. For reservations and information on flight experiences call 800-568-8924.

Click to see More Information about the Collings Foundation.

Kindred Fly-In Scheduled

Kindred Fly-In Scheduled – June 21st, 2014

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Renaming Dedication – Robert Odegaard Field K74
Pancake breakfast from 7-10am in Hangar 11 thanks to the Kindred Lions
Young Eagles Flights
2014 Fargo Air Museum raffle tickets available!
Questions, call Ron Lundquist 701-388-2126
Rain makeup, June 22nd


Bill Cowden Memorial

Memorial Service at the Fargo Air Museum will be held Friday, June 13th from 2:00PM – 4:00PM.

For those who knew Bill, this is a great loss to the flying community.

Bill Cowden Memorial

Funeral will be held at the Menomonie Alliance Church, 502 21st St N, Menomonie WI 54751, on June 6, 2014, 11:00AM.

LINK: USA TODAY news article and video of accident on line.

Boxes – The Secret Life of Howard Hughes

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Eva McLelland was good at keeping secrets, and she had a big one. Sworn to secrecy for thirty-one years until the death of her husband, Eva was at last able to come forward and share a story that turns twentieth century history on its head and fills in puzzling blanks in the mysterious life of the tycoon Howard Hughes.

After seven years of research and verification, Eva’s story produces the final pieces in the mysterious puzzle that was Howard Hughes.

Major General Mark Musick presents a true story told like no other. Come hear
the real story behind the richest man in America, Howard Hughes.

PRESENTATION & BOOK SIGNING

By Major General (ret.) Mark Musick, Researcher
Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 11:00 am
Fargo Air Museum
1609 19th Ave. North Fargo, ND

Members free
Adults $8
Children $5
Students and Seniors $7

Jim Maroney Funeral Delayed Due to Severe Weather

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Because of severe weather the service time for the funeral of Jim Maroney will held Tuesday, April 1 at 2 p.m. at the Fargo Air Museum.

For more information visit this link: Boulger Funeral Home.

Fargo Air Museum Closed Dates

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Due to the funeral of Jim “Fang” Maroney and the 2014 Celebrity Auction and Dinner, the Fargo Air Museum will be closed to the public from Saturday, March 29th, 2014 to Tuesday, April 8th, 2014.

We apologize for any convenience.

The service for Jim Maroney will held Monday, March 31 at 2 p.m. at the Fargo Air Museum.
For more information visit this link: Boulger Funeral Home.

2014 Annual Celebrity Auction and Dinner

6th Annual Celebrity Auction and Dinner

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Celebrity Auction 2014 at the Fargo Air Museum

The Fargo Air Museum ‘Mission’ is to provide aviation education through restoration and preservation. The 6th Annual Celebrity Auction and Dinner is a key fundraiser to support the ‘Mission’ and raise funds for the new Beck-Odegaard Wing.

Join us for a night of pilots, planes and puns.

Reserve your table, make a donation or become a sponsor by by clicking here.

5 pm Social and Silent Auction
7 pm Dinner
7:30 pm Live Auction

For more questions contact Courtney at communication@fargoairmuseum.org or call 701.293.8043.



2013 Celebrity Auction 2013 Program

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Download last year’s program pdf here.

2014 Fargo Air Museum Raffle

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2014 Fargo Air Museum Raffle

Drawing will be October 25, 2014 at 11 am at the Fargo Air Museum

$50 per ticket and only 3,500 sold

Grand Prize: 2014 Ford F150 4×4 XLT Crew Cab with Honda Rancher FA420 4×4 ATV
2nd Prize: P-51 Mustang Flight
3rd Prize: Browning® X-Bolt .243 Rifle
4th Prize: Winchester® SX3 Semi-automatic 12ga Shotgun
5th Prize: $500 Cash Prize

Additional Prizes:
(5) $100 cash prizes
(20) Fargo Air Museum Family Memberships

Winning player is responsible for all taxes

Tickets can be purchased at the Fargo Air Museum

E-Flight News Briefs for May through September, 2013

The May-September 2013 Edition of E-Flight Briefs is ready:


Download it here:
Eflight Briefs-May through Sept-2013-web (8.4MB)
Poster for E-FLight Briefs May through September 2013

Planes, Pumpkins & Pizza

Planes, Pumpkins & Pizza
October 29 – 31 2013, 1PM-3PM

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Sit with the planes, paint pumpkins and take home a Papa Murphy’s Mini Murph pizza.

The Fargo Air Museum and Papa Murphy’s are teaming up to present Planes, Pumpkins, and Pizza. Children will tour the museum, paint pumpkins, and receive a special treat from Papa Murphy’s.
$8 per adult, $5 per child, children under 2 are free with a paying adult. Members are free.

Sign up on the “Planes, Pumpkins & Pizza” link under the “Events” tab.