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On this day in SAC aviation history …..

Wurtsmith Air Museum 4071 East Van Ettan Street, Oscoda, MI

On 16 January 1957: Operation POWER FLITE. At 1:00 p.m. PST, five Boeing B-52B Stratofortress eight-engine jet bombers of the United States Air Force Strategic Air Command, 93rd Bombardment Wing (Heavy), departed Castle Air Force Base, near Merced, California, on a non-stop around-the-world flight. 45 hours, 19 minutes later, three B-52s landed at March Air […]

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Remembering the Challenger

Wurtsmith Air Museum 4071 East Van Ettan Street, Oscoda, MI

On today's date in 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger crew was lost 73 seconds into flight. These astronauts made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation.

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An important piece of history for today.

Wurtsmith Air Museum 4071 East Van Ettan Street, Oscoda, MI

March 7, 1942: The first class of Tuskegee Airmen graduate from U.S. Army Air Force Tuskegee Army Air Field, Alabama. The "Red Tail" P-51 Mustangs flown by the Tuskeegee Airmen became a welcome sight to the bomber crews they escorted on their missions