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Old 02-05-2015, 09:49 PM
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Bump for February

They have one the first Saturday of every month.
Planes of Fame Events Calendar:
2015 Schedule of Events:

February 07, 2015 Flying History Event - Lockheed Skunk Works

WHAT: Open to the public, Planes of Fame Air Museum (Chino, CA) presents its monthly Living History Event. The topic for the February 7 event is ‘Lockheed Skunk Works', featuring the Lockheed P-38 Lightning. Our featured guests for this event are Pete Law and Don Oldis. Their presentations are followed by a question & answer period and flight demonstration when possible. The P-38 will be on display and perform a flight demonstration when possible. At 12:00 noon, the Membership Sponsored raffle flight will occur. Become a member to enter the raffle. All members are eligible to enter the raffle, but you must be present to win.

WHO: Peter Law

Peter Law was hired right out of college to work for Lockheed Aircraft in Burbank as a thermodynamics engineer in January of 1959. In July of 1961 he was transferred to the Lockheed Skunk Works and was associated with the SR-71 and the U-2 in Burbank and Palmdale. His career included the M-21, D-21, YF-12A, A-12, F-117A and F-35, Have Blue, and Senior High to name a few. Forty years of his work for Lockheed was with Skunk Works. After retirement, he worked part-time for a consulting company on the X-47B, Northrop Grumman's UCAV. Pete has also contributed significantly to engine performance in air racing, intimately with several of the Gold Unlimited champions at the National Championship Air Races at Reno, NV, and is still a vital part of air racing champions today.

Lt. Colonel Don A. Oldis

Lt. Colonel Don A. Oldis (USAF Ret.) flew many aircraft including: WWII, P-38, P-51, P-39. Korea, P-51, F-80, F-84, F-86 Vietnam, C-119, C-121, C-124. Don has many fascinating and thrilling stories from flying during several wars. He served in the 11th Airforce, 20th Airforce, and Air National Guard in Iowa, Oklahoma and California. His specialty as a pilot was Wing Flying Safety Officer. Col Oldis' Active Duty dates were from November 1942 to September 1946 and April 1951 to December 1952. He served in the Reserves from 1946 to 1951 and 1952 to 1972. Col Oldis served in the armed conflicts of WWII, Korea, Vietnam. (Vietnam as Air Guard Pilot); specific campaigns: WWII, Aleutian Islands, Korea (special ops). His decorations & awards encompass the Pacific Theater, Korean Theater and Vietnam ribbons.

Kevin Thompson (POF Moderator and Aviation Historian) and Edward Maloney (Museum Founder & Curator, and Aviation Historian) moderate and join in the presentation.

WHEN: Saturday, February 07, 2015 10am–12 noon: Speaker program. Museum doors open at 9:00 am.

WHERE: Planes of Fame Air Museum
7000 Merrill Avenue #17
Chino, CA 91710

WHY: It is the Mission of Planes of Fame Air Museum to preserve aviation history, inspire interest in aviation, educate the public, and honor aviation pioneers and veterans.

Planes of Fame Air Museum ‘Where Warbirds Fly and Aviation History Lives’


Hope to see you there on Saturday.

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