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Fly-In Breakfast at ESAM Featuring: “1940’s Gas Turbine Development”
November 20 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am$6 – $15
The Empire State Aerosciences Museum will hold its monthly Fly-In Breakfast on Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 8:30 am – 10:30 am at 250 Rudy Chase Drive, Glenville, NY 12302 (off Route 50). Enjoy an assortment of pancakes, french toast, eggs, sausage, potatoes, juice, coffee, tea, fruit and more. The breakfast is open to the public.
At 10 am, Frank Hackert will talk about “1940’s Gas Turbine Development”. Hackert, a retired GE Aerodynamics Engineer, will present a summary of the historical WWII local wartime efforts to develop a gas turbine engine to compete with the enemy.
Soar through History – The Empire State Aerosciences Museum is a one-of-a-kind cultural resource located at the Schenectady County Airport in the Town of Glenville, at the site of the former General Electric Flight Test Center. Dedicated to interpreting aviation, particularly as related to New York State, the museum offers visitors a variety of enjoyable and educational experiences, including interpretive exhibits, a spectacular collection of restored aircraft, the State’s largest aviation library and an airpark with over 20 aircraft! Exhibits include the enemy aircraft in the film “Top Gun,” a 13’ scale model of the Japanese aircraft carrier “Akagi” built for the film “Tora, Tora, Tora”, a mockup of Amelia Earhart’s Lockheed 10, used in the TV movie “The Final Flight” with Diane Keaton and a new exhibit on WWII. We recently mounted a ½ scale replica of the British Airways Concorde in front of the Museum. It is spectacular! For more information: (518) 377-2191
Fly-In if you would like. Pilots: Tower Frequency 121.3; Ground 121.9. Land at Schenectady County Airport and taxi to Richmor Aviation North. Tell them you are going to ESAM.