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NEWSLETER

Chairman’s Corner Good news is always good news, and I have some:  Phase I of our building project is almost done.  The building is up, the doors are hung and the electrical and sheetrock will be finished soon.   It’s hard to believe we have been working on this project for about three years.  This addition to our museum would not …

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Wings of Texaco planes for sale

A museum member has donated 16 Wings of Texaco diecast airplanes in their original boxes to be sold as a fund-raising project for the museum. We’ll sell them through a silent auction – anyone interested in buying one can come into the museum and write down his/her bid. Here’s what we have and their value according to what we can …

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HANGAR GOING UP

There’ve been a few glitches – including a weather-related delay – but construction of the Civil Air Patrol/McAllister Museum hangar is moving right along. Steel framework of the large hangar door has been installed, as have frames for a few other, smaller, doorways. Sheetrock is being installed for the two-hour firewall on two sides, and installation of the vertical metal …

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Visitor impressed

Hi, I’m Dennis Smith, My wife and I along with our service dog visited your museum on Saturday the 17th of January in the afternoon. I just wanted to tell you how impressed we were. As a pilot and veteran I enjoy aviation museums and have been to several all over the country, and I must say that even though …

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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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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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