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New Spaceflight Exhibit

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, Wings of the North has a new exhibit featuring spaceflight items. Many of these items are on loan from NASA’s John Glenn Research Center near Cleveland, Ohio. The photos below give an idea of artifacts on display. The exhibit is open now and will remain until the end of July.

A tile from the space shuttle sits next to a model of the space shuttle stack.
A 1/3 scale model of a gemini capsule sits behind a flown space shuttle tire.
This display case holds models of various space program rockets and capsules.
A replica of a space shuttle Extravehicular Mobility Unit.
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Pancake Breakfast Scheduled

Wings of the North is having a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, June 1st, from 8am-1pm at the Premier Jet Center at Flying Cloud Airport. Premier is the other side of the field from the museum. The address is: 14801 Pioneer Trail, Eden Prairie, MN 55347. Come and join us for some fellowship and breakfast!

Interested in volunteering? You can signup to volunteer here: https://signup.com/go/nrDjMGh

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Closed on Easter Sunday!

The museum will be closed on Sunday, April 21st in observance of Easter.

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Winter Maintenance

During the winter, the aircraft in the collection undergo upgrades, repairs, and their annual inspection. Sierra Sue II completed the annual inspection some time ago, but needed some propeller work. The propeller was installed over the weekend. If you’ve ever wondered what it looks like to install a propeller, on a P-51 Mustang, take a look.

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New Display for Museum

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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