PAM 40 Year History – Workspace

1984 - 2024

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First 10 Years: 1984 – 1993

Organizational Meeting to Establish Prairie Aviation Museum – 1982

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First Patch for PAM

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Our First Aircraft – Miss Mossback

Miss Mossback 1984:
Notice the Green Moss

In Texas Making It Airworthy

Homecoming to Bloomington Illinois November 19,1984

First Sighting

Crossing the runway.

Greeting at the gate.

Transitioning from Plain Ole Miss Mossback to Grand Old Lady

Ozark Airlines repainted the plane during their 35th anniversary in 1985.



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Our 2nd aircraft – 1987

Tern II

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Our 3rd aircraft – 1987

Laizar Ultralight – October 24, 1987

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Our 4th aircraft – 1991

A-7 Corsair

Memphis Tennessee

Topside Work – Disconnecting everything

Underbelly work

At Home in Bloomington

The Painting Crew

Our 5th aircraft

T-33A Shooting Star May17,1993

In the beginning.

Checking things out.

Final update – 2023.

Our 6th aircraft

Cessna – 310B  June 1993

Preparing the Cessna

How did it get from the maintenance hanger to PAM’s airpark?

The Cessna has landed!

Our 7th aircraft
T-38 Talon June 1993