Homefronts

The treasures of the Flying Heritage Collection are presented within the social, political, technological and economic context of their time, from an international perspective.

For each nation involved in world conflicts, designing and delivering a mighty air fleet wasn't all that was needed to fight the enemy. Sacrifices were also made by the general citizens, who had to ration or forego domestic goods – metal, cloth, gasoline, food – to equip their armies.

While the Flying Heritage Collection showcases the spectacular warbirds and technologies of 1935-45, its exhibits also shine a light on the humanity at the homefronts.

British Flag      German Flag      Japanese Flag      Russian Flag      American Flag
Britain      Germany      Japan      Russia      United States


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AUGUST 16

Luftwaffe Day
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Flying Heritage Collection

Starting at 11:00 a.m., Dan Hagedorn, from Museum of Flight, will discuss the North American AT-6 Texan!

Flying at noon: Messerschmitt Bf 109, Focke Wulf Fw 190, Fiesler Storch

AUGUST 23

Battle of Britain Day
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Flying Heritage Collection

Starting at 11:00 a.m., Bryan Ilyankoff, a WWII combat camera living historian, and Elden Williams, a WWII reconnaissance pilot, will discuss AAF reconnaissance photography.

Flying at noon: Vickers Supermarine Spitfire, Hawker Hurricane

*Historic Flight Foundation to join us with their Spitfire


SEPTEMBER 13

Pacific Legends Day
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Flying Heritage Collection

Speaker: Chris Duffel, Flight Sim Enthusiast, From Flight Sim to a Pilot’s License

Flying at noon: North American B-25, Grumman Hellcat