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Connecticut Air & Space Receives Large Donation of Tools to Help Restoration Projects Continue

The Connecticut Air & Space Center has received a quite generous gift of tools. All sorts and sizes, from simple screwdrivers to a 3500 psi gas powered powerwasher.  The museums benefactor, Rich Sommers, a local home improvement owner, suffering from ALS, donated … Continue reading

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Curtiss Hangar Restoration Project Status Report 8/7/15

Connecticut Air & Space Center’s Curtiss Hangar Restoration Project has made significant progress since signing the Lease with the City of Bridgeport to restore and occupy the historic hanger approximately a year ago. The State of Connecticut has confirmed its … Continue reading

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Connecticut Air & Space Center Curtiss Hangar Groundbreaking Ceremony May 19, 2015

 Mark your calendars for May 19, 2015! The Connecticut Air & Space Center will be conducting a ceremony to announce the beginning of the restoration of the historic Curtiss Hangar located at the Igor I Sikorsky Memorial Airport in Stratford. … Continue reading

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World War Two B-17 “Yankee Lady” Prepares for Barnstorming Bridgeport-Stratford

April 27, 2015— Yankee Lady, the meticulously restored World War II Boeing B-17G heavy bomber will be flying into Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial Airport, Stratford Connecticut and Three Wing Aviation on Monday, May 18.  The estimated time of arrival is … Continue reading

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USMC Sikorsky Airpower

  U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Maritime Raid Force fast-rope from an  Sikorsky MH-60R during maritime interoperability training off the coast of Santa Barbara, Calif., Jan. 16, 2015. The training prepares the Marines for their upcoming deployment … Continue reading

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Two Roads 3rd Annual Igor Day was a Great Success!

Our team had a wonderful day at Two Roads Brewing Company in Stratford.  We appreciated Brad Hittle,  Two Roads management and staff for allowing and accommodating us so we could be a part of the event, celebrating one of aviation’s true … Continue reading

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3rd Bottle Release of Igor Sikorsky’s Imperial Stout at the Two Roads Brewing Company on Saturday January 24th

The Connecticut Air & Space Center has been invited to attend the 3rd Bottle Release of Igor Sikorsky’s Imperial Stout at the Two Roads Brewing Company on Saturday January 24th. Doors open @ 11 am. Bottle sales will start at … Continue reading

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