The tentative date of September 21 has been set to move the fully restored NASA T-38 Talon, tail number 901, to Aviation Heritage Park’s collection of historical aircraft. The plane is the fifth acquisition for the park whose goal is to promote the stories of prominent aviators from the region. The T-38 was flown by astronaut and […]
BOWLING GREEN, KY—Aviation Heritage Park has announced the winners of its inaugural Paper Airplane Contest (PAC). Aviation Heritage Park successfully hosted its inaugural Paper Airplane Contest this past Saturday, November 22, at Bowling Green Junior High School. The competition was open to all local elementary and junior high schools. The rules were simple; the planes […]
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO 10/18/2014) – This morning at Aviation Heritage Park, community members gathered as park personnel dedicated the NASA T-38 Talon in honor of Terry Wilcutt and the late Dave Finney. “Of course, Dave and I are from this area. He’s from Auburn and I am from Russellville originally. And, the very idea […]
Rolling on the road at two miles an hour isn’t exactly where a plane is meant to be. That’s where the T-38 Talon found itself Sunday night as it was moved from the Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport to Aviation Heritage Park. “We hand selected this one specifically because it’s got a fantastic history. It’s […]
A trio of distinguished astronauts were the guests of honor at the 2014 Aviation Heritage Park Hangar Party, launched June 14 at the Bowling Green/Warren County Regional Airport. The event honored Russellville native and 1974 WKU graduate Terry Wilcutt, who was joined by fellow astronauts Robert L. “Hoot” Gibson and Dr. Rhea Seddon. With a […]
Aviation Heritage Park was featured on an episode of “Kentucky Life” first airing November 2013. Kentucky Life (#1905) Camp Nelson Honor Guard/West Liberty Monument/Aviation Heritage Park/Heroic Horse Kentucky Life salutes America’s veterans. The Camp Nelson Honor Guard is the resident volunteer guard of Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Jessamine County; a West Liberty monument honors […]
Visitors to Aviation Heritage Park’s Open House this weekend will have a rare opportunity, says President Arnie Franklin. The aircraft are always on public display at the facility located in Basil Griffin Park, but usually with the canopies down and locked. On Saturday, AHP is planning an Open House and park officials will raise the […]
At the 2012 Aviation Heritage Park Hangar Park Brad Howard, President of Independence Bank, won the drawing for a P-51 model. Brad is shown here donating the plane to Abraham Williams of the Bowling Green Housing Authority.
Tickets for the 2013 Aviation Heritage Park Hangar Party go on sale June 1. Tickets go on sale June 3 at Ford’s Furniture, Morris Jewelry, Nat’s, Barbara Stewart Interiors, Miracle Mattress and online! Click here to learn more about this annual event! Also read the latest news about the special aircraft unveiling at the Hangar Party here.