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HOLIDAY CLOSURE

The museum will be closed Thanksgiving Day and the following Friday and Saturday — November 27, 28 and 29

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YAKIMA CLIPPER quarterly newsletter

Chairman’s Corner Hard to believe summer is over, but it is. Hopefully, you were able to come out to the museum and attend our Saturday events or just tour the museum. Lots of new and exciting displays have been created, thanks to all our volunteers’ hard work. Obviously absent at the museum is the “new addition.” Believe me, this has …

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Rent the museum

Planning a special event, such as a birthday or anniversary celebration and looking for a special place for it? Our facility (meeting room and display area) can be rented for such occasions. It’s also a unique setting for a special meeting. If you’re interested, send us an e-mail or phone us at 457-4933

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Like us on Facebook

If you like McAllister Museum, how about going to Facebook and “liking” us? We could use some liking. Thanks ..

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Flight Simulators

We have two electronic flight simulators available for visitors’ use. Both are computers running Microsoft Flight Simulator programs. The newest setup includes three monitors, giving “pilots” a straight-ahead view and views out left and right windows. This setup includes a yoke, rudder pedals and various other controls. This simulator joins one donated a few years ago by Dick Pingrey. The …

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Jack Wimer Video

The museum has a professionally done DVD video featuring longtime and charter museum member Jack Wimer. Jack talks about his World War II experiences as a gunner in a Curtiss SB2C Helldiver operating off the carrier USS Wasp. Jack has said he had 200 carrier takeoffs in “the last dive bomber and 198 carrier landings. The video is for sale …

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