Hangar Bay One Opens to Public 11-10-2010

information provided by National Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola, FL.

The P5M Marlin has been undergoing restoration at the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Fla.  This aircraft will soon be displayed inside the Museum’s new exhibit hangar, Hangar Bay One. This new addition, the first in 14 years, will house approximately 35 aircraft and add an additional 55,000 square feet to the Museum complex. The Naval Aviation Museum Foundation is holding a Gala to celebrate the National Naval Aviation Museum’s new Hangar Bay One on November 10, 2010.

The Hangar Bay One Gala will include a cocktail hour followed by dinner, live music and an entertaining and educational program with special guest emcee, Emmy award winning CNN anchor, Kyra Phillips. Attendees include community members, active and retired flag officers, senior Naval officers from local commands, executives from the aerospace industry, Department of Defense officials and special guests from across our nation. For more information, sponsorship opportunities and to purchase tickets for this event, please contact the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation at (800) 327-5002 or online at www.NavalAviationFoundation.org.

Following the Gala, Pensacola Naval Air Station will also be hosting the Blue Angel Homecoming Air Show November 11-13, 2010.

More articles are found in the Fall 2010 MMA Newsletter.

(Cover Story) A Pensacola, Florida P5M Report /Jack A. Page
A Unique PBM Squadron / Robert L. Saloschin, LCDR, USNR (Ret.)
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Flying the PBY-3 Near the Grand Caymen / Cal Christensen USN Retired
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