Iowa Aviation Museum

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Coordinates: 41°19′28″N 94°26′39″W / 41.324371°N 94.444234°W / 41.324371; -94.444234 The Iowa Aviation Museum is located at the Greenfield Municipal Airport in Greenfield, Iowa, and is dedicated to preserving Iowa's aviation heritage. The Iowa Aviation Hall of Fame, located at the museum, honors Iowans who have contributed significantly to the growth of aviation.[1]

Collection[edit]

The Iowa Aviation Museum has eleven civil aircraft on display, including some rare examples of early flying machines from the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. The museum's collection includes:[2]

Iowa Aviation Hall of Fame[edit]

The Iowa Aviation Hall of Fame began in 1990 and preceded the opening of the Iowa Aviation Museum. According to the museum's website, "Nominations to the Hall of Fame are accepted until February 1st of each year. A selection committee, appointed by the Museum's Board of Directors, evaluates the nominations on a point system. A permanent tribute for each Hall of Fame inductee is featured at the Museum. The Museum is the only place in Iowa which focuses on the state's aviation heritage."[3]

Iowa Aviation Hall Of Fame Inductees By Year[edit]

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

  • The Iowa Tuskegee Airmen: William V. Bibb, James E. Bowman, Russell L. Collins, Maurice V. Esters, Joseph P. Gomer, Robert L. Martin, George R. Miller, Clarence A. Oliphant, Robert M. Parkey, Luther H. Smith, Thurman E. Spriggs, and Robert W. Williams.

2007

2008

2009

2010

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Iowa Aviation Museum." A tourists guide to Adair County Iowa. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 July 2010. visitadaircounty.com
  2. ^ "Vintage Aircraft ." Iowa Aviation Museum. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 July 2010. flyingmuseum.com
  3. ^ "Hall of Fame." Iowa Aviation Museum. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 July 2010. flyingmuseum.com