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New Air Zoo Exhibit: "Daughters of the Sky: The Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII”.

The Air Zoo is proud to launch a new and exclusive exhibit, “ Daughters of the Sky: The Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII ”.  The exhibit tells the stories of the bravery, triumphs, and challenges of women pilots committed to serving their country. Situated in the Air Zoo’s East Wing, the exhibit combines artifacts, images, video, and interactives to tell stories of the WASP. Guests can find the exhibit by following the new Fifinella (the WASP mascot),... Read More
at Wednesday, Sep 7, 2022
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We’re Not Leaving until You See This Airplane!

In an interview with 2021 Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame (MAHOF) recipient Virgil Williams, we learned more about our beloved co-founder, Pete Parish. Virgil served as the Upjohn Company’s Chief Pilot for 35 years. For 25 of those years, Pete served as Virgil’s boss and, as Virgil said, “also a good friend.” In the 1950s, the Upjohn Company recognized the need for a corporate aircraft division. The company appointed pilots Pete Parish and Ted Parfet to give wings to... Read More
Posted by Nikki Statler at Thursday, Mar 31, 2022
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