The great weather is here, and Memorial Day generally marks the beginning of serious parade season for us. We were thrilled to have been invited to this year’s North Providence Memorial Day Parade for the first time, and were proud that our floats (the Korean War-era F9F Panther and our scale model of the USS… Continue reading Project Floats Win First and Second Prize in N. Providence Memorial Day Parade
We are pleased to announce our annual sell-out event has moved to a newer, larger location in Cranston, RI, at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center. We are looking forward to another year of celebrating Rhode Island’s rich place in aviation history. For more information, please visit RIAHOF.org.
As we do every year, staff and volunteers of the USS John F. Kennedy Project set up an information tent at the 20th Annual RI National Guard Air Show at Quonset Airport. We also brought along our scale model of Big John, always a big hit with the crowd.
On July 4th, Rhode Island Aviation Hall of Fame’s USS John F. Kennedy Project will feature a special kind of “float”–an F9F Panther jet fighter, the same type flown in combat by Red Sox legend Ted Williams during the Korean War. The restoration effort is endorsed by the Boston Red Sox, and has been supported… Continue reading “Ted Williams Airplane” to be in Bristol 4th of July Parade