Volunteers impact the Warhawk Air Museum at exceptional levels

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Posted On: January 31, 2019

“The Heart of the Museum”—that’s how Warhawk Air Museum Co-Founder Sue Paul describes the Museum’s volunteers. She adds that they are a “…large family of people who promote and truly believe in the mission of the Museum.” For many, they sign on to volunteer and end up on a journey full of unexpected experiences, often transformed in the process, developing a real passion for their project and role.

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A Visual History of Aircraft Nose Art

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Posted On: October 4, 2018

Since World War II, pilots have decked out the noses of their aircraft in creative ways, allowing people to connect not only with the machine, but the operators as well. This history of aircraft nose art has developed in fascinating ways from the 1940s to present day.

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Reno Air Races: The World’s Fastest Motor Sport

Warhawk Air Museum Reno Air Races, WWII Aircraft

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Posted On: August 16, 2018

Every September just north of Reno, Nevada, the roar of plane engines can be heard for miles around during the National Championship Air Races. This one-of-a-kind event showcases an assortment of race planes and gives guests up close access to racing aircraft, their pilots and their pit crews.

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John Paul’s Resurrection of the Curtiss P-40

The Curtiss P-40 an airplane from WWII. Refurbished and restored. Warhawk Air Museum, Nampa, ID.

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Posted On: July 23, 2018

“A total of 11,998 P-40s were built before production was finally terminated in 1944. Warhawks constituted the principal armament of the U.S. Army Air Forces (USAAF) fighter squadrons throughout 1942 and 1943.

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