BT-15 Roars to Life

Museum News, WOTN News
Wings Restorations (the restoration arm of Wings of the North) has been restoring a Vultee BT-15 since its acquisition in 2004. After the BT-15 entered the civilian market in 1946, it spent its entire civilian career in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Illinois. The last flight in the logbook took place...
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Guest Aircraft SNB-1 “Kansan”

Guest Aircraft SNB-1 “Kansan”

Museum News, WOTN News
The Beechcraft SNB-1 "Kansan" is a Navy version of the venerable Army AT-11 "Kanasan". During World War II, the Kansan was used extensively as a bombardier/navigator trainer and gunnery trainer. While more than 1500 AT-11's were built for the Army, only 110 SNB-1's were built for the Navy. T...
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New Display for Museum

New Display for Museum

Museum News, WOTN News
A new display is under construction in our hangar. It will be a diorama of a forward airfield control tower featuring our actual WWII vacuum tube and crystal field radios currently on display in the WOTN Gallery.
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New Addition to the Museum

New Addition to the Museum

Museum News, WOTN News
The museum recently acquired a US Marine Corps Mess Dress uniform that belonged to Henry "Hank" Bourgeois. Hank was a decorated F4U Corsair pilot with VMF-214 in World War II. VMF-214 was known by the name "Black Sheep Squadron" and was led by the colorful Gregory "Pappy" Boyington. Hank died in...
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