Posts Tagged ‘Naval Air Station’

Quonset Point 2017 – And A Whole Lot More!

Quonset Point had an air show on May 20th and 21st in Rhode Island right on Narragansett Bay, and just a short drive from Newport. Some people will say it only had seven airplanes. That’s actually true if you count the military statics – two Eagles; two Blackhawks; a Texan II, an Apache and a […]

Naval Aviation Heritage on Display in Rhode Island

The Quonset Air Museum is housed in one of the last surviving buildings of what once was the mightiest Naval Air Station (NAS) in the northeastern U.S.. The hangar was originally used as a paint shop for reconditioned aircraft; today part of it acts as a repair and restoration facility for the all-volunteer museum staff […]

NAS Wildwood Museum’s Vintage Home

Many aviation museums are housed in elegant buildings made from stone, steel  and glass.  Their architecture seeks to create a tribute or memorial to aviators, engineers, and manufacturers of the past.  In contrast, Rio Grande New Jersey’s NAS Wildwood Aviation Museum is housed in a vintage World War II aircraft hangar that was built with […]