Honoring the Pioneering 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion of WWII

This past February the American Airpower Museum honored the pioneering 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, the first all black airborne battalion during World War Two. The unveiling began with an educational presentation by museum volunteer and living historian Nick Casseus  on the formation and operational achievement of the “Triple Nickel” as the unit became known. The […]

Aero Vodochody L-39C Albatros

Aircraft: Aero Vodochody L-39 Albatros Current Status: Flyable History: The Aero L-39 Albatros is a high-performance jet trainer aircraft developed in Czechoslovakia to meet requirements for a “C-39” (C for cvičný – trainer) during the 1960s to replace the L-29 Delfín. It was the first of the second-generation jet trainers, and the first turbofan-powered trainer […]