Kermit Weeks reopened his Fantasy of Flight museum to the general public this past weekend, although on a much smaller scale. The original incarnation of Fantasy of Flight closed to all but private events last […]
Last week WEDU,a PBS member station based in Tampa serving the 16 counties of West Central Florida, aired a very interesting interview of Kermit Weeks.Warbird enthusiasts who followed Kermit’s blog and Facebook page have wondered […]
Kermit Weeks and his team from Fantasy of Flight in Polk City, Florida, spent about a week in Texas earlier this month disassembling the 1937 Sikorsky S-43 that Howard Hughes commissioned for a record-breaking around […]
NOTE:The latest news on the dissolution of the MAM collection, including the destination of the Focke Wulf Fw 190 and the B-17 “Chuckie” are added at the bottom of this article. As we recently reported, […]
This week, Kermit Weeks of Fantasy of Flight of Polk City, Florida will be heading to Texas with a crew of technicians to begin disassembly of Sikorsky S-43 N-440, once owned by Howard Hughes. Hughes […]
The Duluth Aviation Institute of Duluth, Minnesota is in the process of completing a flying replica of the Benoist XIV flying boat named “Lark of Duluth” which debuted in Duluth in the summer of 1913.
Polk City, Florida-based aviation attraction Fantasy of Flight opened a storage facility onsite to visitors last year and it proved to be so popular with patrons that they now have opened a second storage hangar […]
Soon to be the only flying Stinson O-49 Vigilant in the world, 40-3102/N63230 is completing its restoration at the Fantasy of Flight Museum in Polk City, Florida. The two seat light observation aircraft was damaged […]