Honoring

Wendell Hanson: B-25 Pilot, Part 2

Wendell had so much to share, we did a second part. In this, he talks about his last run in a B-25. At Sioux Falls last summer, a good friend of Alan happened to find us, and we were thrilled to see him! Wendell Hanson flew many B-25s in the war, and many variants,...

Wendell Hanson: B-25 Pilot

At Sioux Falls last summer, a good friend of Alan happened to find us, and we were thrilled to see him! Wendell Hanson flew many B-25s in the war, and many variants, including the H and the J. Here's some of the fascinating stories he shared.

The Reason We Do This

Joe McPhail stopped by this weekend and approved of our banner! Here's a small excerpt from his presentation to a student class back in October at the Wings Over Houston show.

Lest We Forget

They were high school juniors and seniors when they heard on the radio the attack on Pearl Harbor. Without hesitation they enlisted to serve their country. The “Greatest Generation” came together making the USA a life priority with many making the ultimate sacrifice....

The Gentleman Next Door – John Wilkinson

John Wilkinson was a Royal Air Force fighter pilot during WWII. He flew the famous Spitfire and, by all account, achieved the mythic status of "Ace." Thanks to John Mollison for putting together this amazing story, preserving this history, and allowing us to share it...

A Conversation with Claude Hone, Part 2

On 21 July, 2016, the Texas Flying Legends Museum had the honor and sincere pleasure to have a long conversation with Lt Claude Hone in Sioux Falls, SD. Claude Hone is so typical of our many WWII veterans. He served simply because it was the right thing to do. Claude...

A Conversation with Claude Hone, Part 1

On 21 July, 2016, the Texas Flying Legends Museum had the honor and sincere pleasure to have a long conversation with Lt Claude Hone in Sioux Falls, SD. Claude Hone is so typical of our many WWII veterans. He served simply because it was the right thing to do. Claude...

Staff Sergeant Edward Lange and the Aleutian Tiger

While at Oshkosh, many vets came up to the TFLM aircraft and told the pilots and cadre stories. This past year again, Kathy & Ed Lange Jr came with their father's/grandfather's very special story that is reflected by the TFLM P-40k "Aleutian Tiger." You see,...

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