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Museum Events

The museum is involved in various events during the year.  During the summer months we sponsor Open Cockpit Days or OCDs.  This is a special time when visitors can tour the museum and Chuck Schumacher Aviation Air Park.  In the … Continue reading

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Beginning April 10 2021, the outdoor Chuck Schumacher Air Park will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Free Admission – Donations Appreciated. Due to COVOD-19, the inside museum will remain closed until further notice. … Continue reading

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Donation Form – print and complete

_________________________ Yes, I am pleased to support the Prairie Aviation Museum with a gift of           ____$500     ____$250     ____$100      ____$50     Other $_______ Method of Payment ______ Check (payable to Prairie Aviation Museum) ______ Visa  ______ MasterCard Card #  __ __ __ … Continue reading

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History of PAM

2020 marks the 36th anniversary of the museum.  We are publishing our history in a series of articles in The Logbook, which is a bi-monthly publication of the Prairie Aviation Museum.  We will also be publishing those articles in this … Continue reading

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Membership Form – print and complete

Prairie Aviation Museum Membership Application Name ____________________________________________________________________ Address ___________________________________________________________________ City __________________________________________________________ State __________ ZIP _________________ Home Phone (____ )______________________________­­­­­­­__ Cell (_____)_____________________________________ Email  ___________________________________________________________                              YES  I want … Continue reading

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Membership

We welcome anyone who would like to be a member of the museum.  The Museum’s growth depends upon members willing to volunteer their time and energy to work with various projects. Although membership does not automatically bring a working commitment, … Continue reading

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North American F-100 Super Sabre

Aircraft Background Prairie Aviation Museum recieved this F-100 Suber Sabre in August of 2009 from the United States Air Force via the Chanute Air Museum. History General characteristics Crew: 1 Length: 50 ft (15.2 m) Wingspan: 38 ft 9 in (11.81 … Continue reading

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Grumman F-14D Tomcat

Aircraft Background Prairie Aviation Museum recieved this F-14D Tomcat in April of 2006 from the US Navy.  The final flight of this aircraft was to the Bloomington/Normal airport. People came from many states to witness the arrival of aircraft 205 … Continue reading

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Bell UH-1H Iroquois (Huey)

Aircrafts Background The Prairie Aviation Museum’s Huey helicopter was purchased from the State of Illinois Department of Central Management Services. This helicopter was stationed for approximately 3 years in Viet Nam mostly at Tay Ninh. While in the States, it … Continue reading

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McDonnell-Douglas A-4M Skyhawk

Aircrafts Background Prairie Aviation Museum member, LT. COL. Chuck “Dutch” Sprietsma (Retired USMC), flew this very aircraft B/N 160036 during his time in service. He was stationed at Cherry Point,NC and flew in squadron VMA-223. We have restored this static … Continue reading

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