This series of articles, covering the history of the BRAC in general and BRAC as it affected selected bases and NAS Whidbey in the past, will be issued over the 2021 CAT-CHAT publications in remembrance of the 1991 round of BRAC in […]
The Holiday Season: Christmas, New Year’s, Kwanzaa, et al, are completed and now, onward to a new year, new adventures and responsibilities.
COVID-19 is still with us, which is where the ‘responsibilities’ part comes in. Washington State Gov. Jay Islee is slow/cautious to re-open shuttered businesses. Depending on such variables as vaccines and treatments, small businesses, like our very […]
Museum volunteer Clayton Hively catches up on some off-season maintenance on the Museum’s Nimitz-Class parade aircraft carrier. This is quite an undertaking and anyone with wood building skills is invited to join us as a volunteer to help complete the project. Photo by George Love
We mourn the passing of Fred Owen, another victim of the COVID-19 virus. Owen was the premier PBY pilot in the United States and one of only a few qualified to certify PBY pilots for the FAA. He was a friend and supporter of the PBY Memorial Foundation since its inception.
Owen was […]
WOW! What a response from you, our supporters. In just over a week, you delivered nearly $12,000 and propelled the donation plane through $55,000. Most important, we blew by the $15,000 match by nearly $5000.
With the $15,000 match, the total for the appeal will be just over $70,000 – right in the middle of our target range. If […]
A group of volunteers gathered recently to help clean up the Museum’s Aircraft Display Area. Wayne Hastriter hoses down the 1946 Ford 4-door sedan to remove debris built up over the summer months. Other volunteers included Scott Hornung, John Hughes, John Love, Bryan Powell, Sonny Starks and Bill Young.
Quoting the title of an old Bee Gees song, your Pacific Northwest Naval Air Museum has been “Stayin’ Alive!” Many of you have stepped up to support the museum through the Mid-year Appeal fundraiser. Our quest to obtain land continues with unexpected twists and turns.
After just over two months, the museum re-opened on 24 June with a “new […]