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April 30, 2021

The Passing of Verlan Lauder of Rexburg, 101st Airborne, Company F, 2nd Battalion, 502nd PIR

The Passing of Verlan Lauder of Rexburg, 101st Airborne, Company F, 2nd Battalion, 502nd PIR Reshare by Flamm Funeral Home Obituary photos by Bryan Douglass The […]
April 30, 2021

The Story of the Potomac Pacemaker – NC Transportation Museum & Restoration Spotlight

The Story of the Potomac Pacemaker – NC Transportation Museum & Restoration Spotlight Feature Story written by: Savannah Bess, museum volunteer and aircraft photographer Another DC-3 steadfast […]
April 30, 2021

Don’t Forget the Navy Part II

Don’t Forget the Navy Part II By Michael T. Naya, Jr. – Young Historians Photo provided by Bob Turnell As time continues to pass few men […]
April 30, 2021

Meet Henri Petays with C-53 OH-LCH, Operated by DC-Association in Finland

Meet Henri Petays with C-53 OH-LCH, Operated by DC-Association in Finland Our airplane was built by Douglas Aircraft Company in Santa Monica, California and completed on Christmas […]
April 30, 2021

Meet Craig O’Mara, April Member Spotlight

Meet Craig O’Mara, April Member Spotlight After learning to fly at 16 years old, Craig started on the general aviation route to an aviation career with […]
March 17, 2021

Celebrating the ‘Women of C-47 Miss Montana’

An excerpt from Bryan Douglass’ book “Every Reason to Fail” Chapter 10 It’s no secret that men have dominated aviation, like many early industrial revolution professions, from […]
March 17, 2021

Meet Jason Capra with C-53 “Beach City Baby”, DC-3 Society Restoration Member

Our March aircraft operator member spotlight is Jason Capra and C-53 “Beach City Baby” based in Franklin, PA. A current DC-3 Restoration project. Feature Story written by: […]
March 17, 2021

“Living the Dream” with Catheline Leoni

By Paul van den Berg Editor DDA Logboek magazine It’s January 5, 2021, and somewhere over the ocean, a young, frail Frenchwoman opens her laptop in […]
March 17, 2021

Meet Rachel Lindvig, DC-3 Society Member, pilot

Our March member spotlight is Rachel from Detroit From a small town in Ohio, I wanted to be an astronaut but fell in love with airplanes […]