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Heroes of the Sky

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Record Breakers

Bravery for record-breaking flights came in all shapes and sizes. Hear how these thrill-seeking aviators tested their courage to be the fastest flyers in the world.

The Planes
1920 Dayton Wright RB-1
1927 Stinson Detroiter
1927 Ryan "Spirit of St. Louis" Replica
1929 Lockheed Vega

Special Feature
Schlee and Brock's "Greatest Flight"




the planes   make a paper airplane  
Teachers, get lesson plans and see the curriculum ties to the Heroes of the Sky.
See the planes on exhibit, check out the specifications and get a sneak peak in a few cockpits. Try one of these high- flying designs at home!


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