News Archive for April, 2016

First Ever Rosie the Riveter Honor Flight to Washington DC

On Tuesday, March 22, 2016, Yankee Air Museum, along with the Ford Motor Company Fund and Talons Out Honor Flight, flew 31 original “Rosie the Riveters” out to Washington, DC for a day of celebration. Most of the ladies had been war production workers during WWII at Willow Run and Detroit. The Michigan “Rosies” received […]

Goosebumps – Watch Airplanes Return to Willow Run!

For the first time in more than 50 years, three vintage military aircraft were moved back inside the historic Willow Run Bomber Plant. as the Yankee Air Museum officially kicked-off the second phase of its national fundraising efforts. In 2014, the “Save the Bomber Plant” campaign saved a portion of the plant. Now, the museum is asking […]