Joan L. Hrubec Aviation Education Center Closed May 12, 2012

We would like to congratulate our Education Assistant Matt Sisson on his upcoming graduation from Cleveland State University’s Museum Studies program. Matt joined our staff in 2011 and has been supervising the Education Center on Saturdays. Due to Matt’s upcoming graduation on Saturday May 12, 2012 the Joan L. Hrubec Aviation Education Center will be […]

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May Marks the 80th Anniversary of Earhart’s Crossing Atlantic

May 20-21, 2012 marks the 80th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s solo crossing of the Atlantic. This was a first for a woman pilot and she did it exactly 5 years after Charles Lindbergh had been the first pilot to solo the Atlantic. Pictured is a note that Amelia wrote to Louise Thaden in the days […]

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IWASM Receives Grant From Wolf Aviation Fund!

IWASM recently received a grant award for the conservation treatment of an Eric Sloane oil portrait of award winning balloonist Constance Wolf!  After her death in 1994, IWASM received a monetary bequest from the estate of Constance Wolf and the oil portrait. The portrait is dated 1932, when Constance was 27 years old. Treatment will […]

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