Event List

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June 27, 2020
  • Restoration tour

    June 27, 2020  11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    We are now offeringtours of our Restoration Facility where our staff will provide you a uniquelook at the inner workings of how our World War II BT-15 Trainer aircraft isbeing restored.  Our staff will brief youon the history of this aircraft, describe the restoration process, see the workin progress on the hangar floor, and talk with the people who will get thisplane flying by summer.

    Please arrive promptly at 1045am at 10100 Flying CloudDrive, Eden Prairie, MN 55347.  Ourdocent will meet you and escort you to the Restoration Hanger across the FlyingCloud Airport for the tour to begin at 1100am and will last about an hour.

     

August 8, 2020
  • Speaker: GPS and Space Systems

    August 8, 2020  11:15 am - 1:15 pm

    "GPS and Space Systems” Presentation by Bernie Gruber of NorthropGrumman Innovation Systems on the Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) System andthe application of this amazing technology in today’s smart weapons and in satellitesystems.  You will not want to miss thistalk.

     

August 22, 2020
  • Restoration tour

    August 22, 2020  11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    We are now offeringtours of our Restoration Facility where our staff will provide you a uniquelook at the inner workings of how our World War II BT-15 Trainer aircraft isbeing restored.  Our staff will brief youon the history of this aircraft, describe the restoration process, see the workin progress on the hangar floor, and talk with the people who will get thisplane flying by summer.

    Please arrive promptly at 1045am at 10100 Flying CloudDrive, Eden Prairie, MN 55347.  Ourdocent will meet you and escort you to the Restoration Hanger across the FlyingCloud Airport for the tour to begin at 1100am and will last about an hour.

     

September 12, 2020
  • Speaker:Jonna Doolittle

    September 12, 2020  11:15 am - 3:00 pm

    “Doolittle Family” A Very Special Presentation by Jonna Doolittle,granddaughter of the famed Jimmy Doolittle, who led the courageous raid ofJapan during WWII flying B-25 bombers off the aircraft carrier, Hornet.  Hear her stories about who her grandparentswere as people, kids, young marrieds, parents, grandparents, and patriots, and whatit was like growing up.  What a uniqueopportunity!

     

September 19, 2020
  • Plane talk-Stearman

    September 19, 2020  11:15 am - 12:45 pm

    Boeing N2S-1 Stearman Kaydet:  This aircraft was flown by Cadet George HW Bush while he was an aviation cadet in Minneapolis.

     

October 10, 2020
  • Plane Talk-Mustang

    October 10, 2020  11:15 am - 12:45 pm

    North American P-51D Mustang named Sierra Sue II: This aircraft was the front line Fighter that served in both the Pacific and the European Theaters during WWII. Its long range and performance allowed the US forces to achieve absolute air superiority protecting our bombers to win the war. Sierra Sue has quite a storied past and you’ll want to hear about how it came to be in our collection.

     

October 24, 2020
  • Restoration tour?

    October 24, 2020  11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    We are now offeringtours of our Restoration Facility where our staff will provide you a uniquelook at the inner workings of how our World War II BT-15 Trainer aircraft isbeing restored.  Our staff will brief youon the history of this aircraft, describe the restoration process, see the workin progress on the hangar floor, and talk with the people who will get thisplane flying by summer.

    Please arrive promptly at 1045am at 10100 Flying CloudDrive, Eden Prairie, MN 55347.  Ourdocent will meet you and escort you to the Restoration Hanger across the FlyingCloud Airport for the tour to begin at 1100am and will last about an hour.

     

November 7, 2020
  • Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame

    November 7, 2020  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Times tentative

     

November 14, 2020
  • Plane Talk-TBM Avenger

    November 14, 2020  11:15 am - 12:45 pm

    General Motors TBM-3E Avenger Torpedo Bomber:  This is a huge aircraft that was a carrier based torpedo bomber used in the Pacific. 

     

December 12, 2020
  • Plane Talk-BT-15

    December 12, 2020  11:15 am - 12:45 pm

    BT-15 Valiant: This Basic Trainer aircraft was the second aircraft in the training program used by the US Army Air Forces during WWII. Currently undergoing final restoration for flight in 2020.