News Archive for September, 2018

Willow Run Memories Project: WWII Veteran Comes Full Circle at Yankee Air Museum

A great delight here at the Yankee Air Museum is when a World War II veteran gets to relive his heroism with a flight in our Yankee Lady B-17 Flying Fortress! Here’s the story of WWII B-17 crewman Gerald J. Christ, who survived a crash in Villafans, France aboard the B-17 Roanoke Magician. After the […]

Air Show Provides an Opportunity to Thank Our Donors

The Thunder over Michigan Air Show, presented by Wayne County Airport Authority and organized by the Yankee Air Museum, is one of the highlights of the Michigan summer season and one of America’s leading air shows. This year’s event featured thrilling demonstrations by the USAF Thunderbirds and Team Oracle as well as activities for the […]

Yankee Air Museum “On the Air!”

Yankee Air Museum’s Director of Development, Elisa Guyton, appeared recently on WLBY Radio’s Lucy Ann Lance Show. Elisa spoke with Lucy Ann about the Museum’s mission and activities. In Elisa’s own words…   The Yankee Air Museum dedicates itself to educating individuals through the history of US military aviation, technology, and home-front efforts while inspiring […]