Name dropping

Research becomes easier and more enjoyable having historians and memorabilia treasure hunters interested in your topic. Come read about five such aviation history aficionados.

Carvair ATL-98 sister ships

The Carvair sort of resembles a Boeing 747 with propellers instead of jet engines, but not as sleek.

Unexpected connections and poignant moments mark two very different experiences on June’s Veterans Air research trip. Visit Texas and Georgia with me.

1945 Veterans Air Express families gather.

Seated under a patio umbrella from Buffy, Gaye Lyn, Jack and Bob.

Another fun, improbable gathering of Veterans Air “kids.” Buffy Noll, Bob Chambers and their spouses Jack and Diana. In Texas. On the first official stop of Gaye Lyn’s June 2019 VAE research trip.

TVC YouTube features VAE ground transport RV

Team me up with Liz Wilcox, creator of The Virtual Campground and TVC YouTube…and watch us go! Liz gave me eleven minutes. And I gave her the story of how Gracie, the Veterans Air Ground Transport RV, enhances and extends my research. Come watch…and bring popcorn.

John Schaus goes back to Ramsey High School

Imagine being 95 years old and going back to High School. John Schaus did! Invited to address the students about “where I went and what I did in WWII.” But the rest of the story is even better!! John has a special connection to Ramsey High School in New Jersey – and the Board of Education recognized that connection with a very special honor. Come read what and why.

Eason, Chambers families attend talk

Eight family members share stories 70+ years after their three dads founded and crewed the aircraft of 1945 Veterans Air Express. Their smiles tell the rest of the story.

Not in a million years in April 2015 when I began this research would I have imagined such a gathering and the opportunity to present our Fathers’ story with them in the audience. Come meet second and third generation VAE families — Chambers and Eason.