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A Wicked Maine Aviation Summer

No matter what our age, the fascination of aviation is always a guaranteed good time! As school ends and summer begins, the challenge for activities for kids of all ages starts. Whether you’re a local Mainer or just visiting “from away,” Maine has lots of aviation-related museums to check out across the state. I’ll be […]

Old Orchard Beach, Baked Beans, and Airplanes… (Oh My!)

When many of us think of Old Orchard Beach, we think of the last word in the name: Beach! And, with summer on our heels, soon tourists and locals alike will be flocking to Old Orchard Beach to tan our pale, winter skin in the Maine sunshine. But, as you’re hauling your beach umbrellas, towels, […]

The day the “huge swan with outstretched wings” landed in Bangor

Bangor International Airport sees a unique clientele when it comes to the aircraft that land on its runways. Even from its early days as Godfrey Field in 1927 through its days as Bangor Army Air Field, then Dow Air Force Base, Bangor International Airport has always had a front row seat to witness history in […]

Walt Disney World’s Abandoned Airport, or STOLport

Although not located in Maine, many of you may be starting to plan the annual family summer vacation. As much as you may want to stay home, eat pizza, and watch reruns of Breaking Bad, the kids are probably sending you subliminal messages of Mickey Mouse, Space Mountain, and Frozen (like we haven’t seen enough […]