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Aviation Programs by Author Historian Edward H. Phillips

Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014 2pm

Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main, Wichita, KS 67202
Aviation historian & author Edward H. Phillips will present programs on Saturday, October 25th & Sunday, October 26th at 2:00pm celebrating a special aviation exhibit at the Wichita- Sedgwick County Historical Museum.
On Saturday, Phillips discusses the dawn of Wichita aviation 1911-1929.
Sunday’s programs include the history of Travel Air and Walter Beech, the genesis and production of the Type R “Mystery Ship” racing monoplane and the air races of the 1920s and 1930s.
Programs are free and open to the public.

Edward H. Phillips has researched and written eight books on the unique and rich aviation history that belongs to Wichita, Kansas.
Phillips holds degrees from the University of North Dakota, is a pilot and advanced ground instructor. He has worked for Beech Aircraft Corporation, Piedmont Airlines and is a writer for Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine


Eric Cale


Harvey County in Pictures: Postcards of Newton and Beyond

Nov 16, 2014 2pm

Harvey County Historical Museum, 203 Main, Newton, KS
Harvey County In Pictures: Postcards of Newton and Beyond. Explore antique and vintage postcards depicting familiar scenes, some long gone. Presented by Beth Schmucker. $5 (HCHM members admitted for free).

Debra D. Hiebert, Museum Director, 316-283-2221