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Flight Deck Podcast

Listen to all of the Museum’s best aviation and aerospace stories on the Flight Deck Podcast, a podcast that makes history personal. Episodes released every other Tuesday. Enjoy!

An Interview with a WASP

October 2, 2018 / Storytelling, Personal Courage, WWII, WASP, Pilot

96-year-old Betty Dybbro was fortunate enough to spend one year as a WASP (Women Air Force Service Pilot) during World War Two, and in order to tell her story, we enlisted Katherine K. and Nithi B., two members of Amelia’s Aero Club who participate in aviation and aerospace activities at the Museum.

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Fighter Aces - In Their Words

August 7, 2018 / Fighter Aces, Personal Courage, WWII, Storytelling

The American Fighter Aces Association preserves the memories of pilots who have sacrificed bravely for their country, and the Museum is home to its collection of artifacts and stories

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Remembering Apollo Astronaut Richard Gordon

May 1, 2018 / Apollo, Dick Gordon, NASA, Personal Courage, Seattle

Dick Gordon passed away in November 2017, and author and volunteer Jake Schultz had the honor of recording Gordon’s oral history few months prior to learn about his experiences as an astronaut.

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Shouting at Hitler

April 17, 2018 / WWII, FlightDeck, History, Personal Courage, B-17

In this second installment of our Personal Courage series, B-17 pilot Dick Nelms takes us on one of his missions and shares how he and his comrades dealt with fear and other realities of war.

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