It's been a long time since the late Gerry Beck's F4U-4 corsair (BuNo. 97388/NX72378) graced the skies and the ramp at AirExpo. It was restored by Gerry over a period of 16 years and returned to the skies in 1998. As Gerry became more involved with his P-51A replica, he didn't fly the corsai
Bob Jasperson accepts a model of the B-17 Flying Fortress “Ten Aces” from Steve Marks, Dick Kaminski, and Raold Knutsen of the 8th Air Force Historical Society. This handmade model has a 10 foot wing span and is on loan to the Wings of the North Air Museum. Come check it out! Museum is open Sat
We have added a restored Link Trainer to the collection recently. Link Trainers were produced from the early 1930's to the 1950's by Link Aviation Devices Incorporated and were the first practical flight simulator. They were extensively used during World War II. For more information, check ou
Wings of the North recently received a couple of new pictures to display in the museum of Sierra Sue II. The photograph is of former owner Roger "Doc" Christgau flying the airplane back in the 1990's. The painting by Stan Stokes depicts the airplane in both it's Swedish "Gul Kalle" markings a
Our sincerest congratulations go out to Paul Ehlen and Aircorps Aviation for their mutual success at EAA's AirVenture with the Bush Stearman and Sierra Sue II. Best Stearman Paul Ehlen Eden Prairie, Minnesota Boeing Stearman N2S-1 Kaydet, N50061 Silver Wrench Air Corps Aviation Bemidji, Min...