November is Aviation History Month. And meaning it’s a good time to take a look at aviation records displays at airports around the us of a.
First stop: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX). There, the Phoenix Airport Museum presents numerous records displays. And reveals are pre-protection. Even higher, the airport museum has a brand new Aviation History Guide chock complete of data about the famous.
The manual is offered through QR codes by using the presentations or on line.
Gary Martelli, the supervisor/curator of the Phoenix Airport Museum was type sufficient to send these pictures, at the side of descriptions.
American Airlines & PHX
The World’s Largest Airline exhibition is at Terminal four, level and appears at American Airlines’ lengthy affiliation with PHX. Look for amusing records, historical images, and uncommon gadgets like a ‘Flagship’ pennant that traveled hundreds of thousands of miles across America inside the 1930s and Forties.
You can also take a selfie with a lifestyles-size picture of 1960s flight attendants wearing their modern red, white and blue American Beauty uniforms.
Fly-In Weddings Were Once a Thing at PHX
The Fly-In Weddings exhibition at Terminal three, degree 1 tells the story of the time whilst couples should fly into Sky Harbor to get married at an adobe venture-style chapel located proper off the runway. The chapel become available for “aerial elopers” for a short time within the Nineteen Thirties and Forties. And on display are ancient pix and the original two hundred-yr-old chapel bell.
World War 1 Fighter Plane
At the airport’s PHX Sky Train 44th Street Station you could look up and spot one of the world’s few last authentic World War I fighter planes – the SPAD XIII. The biplane is suspended from the ceiling in the station and is painted inside the colorings of the aircraft flown by means of Arizona’s very own flying ace, Lt. Frank Luke, Jr.