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ANNUAL MEETING

Our annual membership meeting is set for Wednesday, October 29, at 7 p.m. in the museum. Four board of directors positions will be up for election/re-election. Each position is for a term of three (3) years.  If you are interested in running for one of these openings be sure to submit your resume by Friday, October 10.  Resumes can be submitted …

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YAKIMA CLIPPER quarterly newsletter

Chairman’s Corner As the old saying goes, “nothing free in life is truly free.”  Our grant from the state of Washington to construct a new building in cooperation with the CAP has involved a lot of work to date, and as one can see when visiting the museum, there is no building nor any sign of construction.  That is about …

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DISPLAY UPDATE

Our volunteer display crew has been busy adding new exhibits and updating existing ones. In the “new” category is the one honoring Francis Shields, a B-17 waist gunner during World War II. He enlisted in the Army Air Forces Jan. 7, 1941. Stationed in Constantine, Algeria, Tech. Sgt. Shields flew 50 missions – over Italy, Sardinia, Tunisia and Sicily – …

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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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