Lyon Air Museum Hosts Royal Visitor, England’s Prince Edward

HRH Duke of Kent Tours Facility as Guest of Gen. William Lyon

SANTA ANA, Calif., Dec. 9, 2011—Lyon Air Museum, a premier Southern California showcase for vintage military aircraft and automobiles, played host on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, to Prince Edward, His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent. The English royal family member traveled to the U.S. with key people from the American Air Museum in Britain as part of a fundraising trip.

Prince Edward, 76, who carries out royal duties on behalf of his first cousin Queen Elizabeth II, flew into John Wayne Airport aboard a private charter jet and spent a few hours touring the facility as the guest of Lyon Air Museum’s founder, Maj. Gen. William Lyon, USAF (Ret), who serves as the U.S. chairman of the board of trustees of the American Air Museum in Britain.

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MuseumVeterans Day is a day to honor the men and women who have served in the military and fought for our country.

As adults, we understand the many sacrifices that were made for us and our country, but how do you, as a parent, explain this to your child?

Often, children use their senses – seeing, hearing and touching something helps a child better understand. So what is there to see, hear and touch in order to understand what Veterans Day is all about? By visiting a hidden gem in Orange County.

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