New Addition to the Museum

New Addition to the Museum

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 November of 2009.
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Wings of the North Air Museum Committee

Wings of the North Air Museum Committee

Wings of the North is forming a new committee to organize and operate our Museum. If you are interested in helping our museum succeed please attend the first meeting on Thursday, September 13 6:30pm WOTN Training Room Subsequent meetings will be on the second Thursday of the month at 6:30pm. Please Help Secure our Museum’s Success! Be Part of the Solution! Have Some Fun!
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Bob Jasperson Inducted Into Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame

Bob Jasperson Inducted Into Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame

Our very own Bob Jasperson was inducted into the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame at last night’s Banquet held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Bob accepted this prestigious award on behalf of himself and his life long partner, Judy Jasperson and credited his accomplishments as a truly team effort. This event was attended by Bob and Judy’s immediate family and close friends at Wings of the North. Bob is a member of the Board and serves as the Director and Judy serves as the Curator of the WOTN Air Museum. Please come by the Air Museum and view the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Plaques…
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Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame to Dedicate Inductee Wall

Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame to Dedicate Inductee Wall

After being in storage for nearly a decade, the plaques describing the lives and achievements of the nearly 200 inductees of the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame (MAHOF) finally have a home. The MAHOF plaques will hang in the Wings of the North Air Museum in Eden Prairie. The installation will share space with the iconic “Sierra Sue” P-51 Mustang, a Boeing Stearman biplane flown by President George H.W. Bush during his WWII training in Minneapolis, and the Spirit of St. Louis replica used in the 1957 Jimmy Stewart movie of the same name, as well as other treasures. The…
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