Thursday, February 8th – Teresa Day – “Why Wichita is the Air Capital” 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Teresa Day is the Interim Executive Director here at the Kansas Aviation Museum. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science as well as work towards her Masters in History. In prior years, Teresa was the Executive Director here at the Kansas Aviation Museum in 2004-2008.
In the presentation “Why Wichita is the Air Capital” Teresa will talk about the rich aviation history here in Wichita, KS. She will explain from the beginning why Wichita was chosen and who, some of them famous, had a hand in the start of the aviation businesses here in Wichita. Teresa will also talk about the importance of this building which was formally the Wichita Municipal Airport. She has extensive knowledge about the planes and artifacts we have here at the museum. She will also talk about some of the rich and famous people who have entered the doors in our past.
No Event Admission Charge: Regular admission applies to view Museum prior to and/or following event. Coffee is provided during lecture free of charge.
This event made possible by Skyward Credit Union. Visit their website at: https://skywardcu.com/
Kansas Aviation Museum is happy to announce Don Rogers has joined the museum Board of Trustees. Rogers comes to KAM with more than two decades of aviation industry, and flight, experience. He has worked for companies such as Integrated Biosystems Inc., Aurora Aviation LLC, and is currently the Owner/President of Wells Aircraft Inc. located in Hutchinson, KS.
With his passion and enthusiasm for aviation Rogers will be a huge asset to Kansas Aviation Museum.
Thank you for attending our annual gala! Below you will find event photos courtesy of Aunt Meg Photography.
Thanks to your support, staff and volunteers at the Kansas Aviation Museum continue to fulfill the museum’s mission to Inspire, Preserve, Educate and Commemorate Kansas Aviation History for the Future.
We are happy to announce that a donor has come forward to offer a challenge grant of $50,000! By donating now, you can help KAM raise the matching $50,000 it needs by December 31, 2017 in order to receive the challenge grant.
Will you make a gift of $50, $100 today to help us reach this goal? Just call 316-683-9242 to donate over the phone, or donate online through our page on Razoo.com to help us carry on KAM’s important mission.
United Airlines retired their Boeing 747 from commercial flight on November 7th. Learn more at http://ksn.com/2017/11/07/united-airlines-retires-boeing-747-aircraft/