Wings of the North (WOTN) is pleased to announce the Grand Re-Opening of the Wings of the North Air Museum on Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, in its new location at 10100 Flying Cloud Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55347. This is on the southeast corner of the airport near the FAA Control Tower. The celebration will take place on Saturday, October 15, from 10AM to 2PM with a ribbon cutting at noon. Weather permitting, some museum aircraft may make demonstration flights during the event.
Aircraft in the museum collection include an North American AT-6D Texan, a Boeing Stearman that was flown by future President of the United States George H.W. Bush in 1943 when it was based at the MSP Naval Air Station, a North American P-51D Mustang which is one of only six Mustangs in the United States that flew combat in Europe in WWII and returned to the USA, and a de Havilland Beaver on amphibious floats that was once owned by Jimmy Buffet. Other aircraft expected to join the collection this year are a Vought F4U Corsair and a Grumman TBM Avenger.
Other displays in the WOTN Air Museum include aircraft engines, an ejection seat, aircraft models, artwork, a Link trainer, and many other aviation artifacts. The museum is open every Saturday and Sunday from 10AM to 2PM and at other times by appointment for private group tours and small private events.