Connection C-45

Lyon Air Museum (LAM) proudly displays vintage WWII aircraft and vehicles along with a handful of classic cars.  A world class museum, Lyon Air Museum also provides hands on learning experiences with interactive displays.  Have you ever wondered what it would be like to sit in an actual cockpit?  What a view out of an actual C-45 windshield looks like?  What the instruments look like in an airplane?  Well now you can make the connection and see all of these things and more when you sit in the museum’s fully restored SNB-5 (C-45 Twin Beech) cockpit.  As a wonderful learning tool, you can e

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A Man and his (Bird)dog

Among the hulking bombers and attack aircraft on display at Lyon Air Museum sits a small, rather innocuous airplane. There is no bomb bay or mounted guns, and the two rockets hanging under each wing produce not explosions upon impact with a target, but billowing clouds of white smoke. In place of roaring radial power plants is a horizontally-opposed six-cylinder engine producing a little over 200 horsepower.

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