Tag Archives: Gustave Whitehead

2014 Corsair Restoration Benefit and Car Show Recap

September 7th, 2014 was a beautiful day. Over 140 cars and trucks showed up to support the 2014 Corsair Restoration Benefit and Car Show. By all accounts it was a rousing success. Visitors were able to see many beautiful vintage cars, street rods, custom cars, muscle … Continue reading

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Whitehead & Earth Day 2014

Andy Kosch, Connecticut Air & Space Center Board Member and Whitehead educator with Anne Fiyalka, who flew with Amelia Earhart from Sikorsky Airport in 1936 at Earth Day in Fairfield Connecticut at Fairfield Warde High School.

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On the Road to the 2013 Simsbury Flyin

The 28th annual Simsbury Fly-In and Car Show, was held Sunday, September 15th 2013.  The Connecticut Air & Space Center presented the #21 Gustave Whitehead replica aircraft and Andy Kosch’s presented as seminar on Gustave Whitehead called,  “Did he fly before … Continue reading

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John Brown on Why Gustave Whitehead was Recognized as First in flight

John Brown has recently released his findings. We are very proud to be able to share his views on the Gustave Whitehead story. IF you were unable to attend his presentation with will find all the key points in this … Continue reading

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Real History Happens Here

Anne Fiyalka, who flew with Amelia Earhart from Sikorsky Airport in 1936 is seen posed in the Replica 1901 Whitehead #21, which flew at thee same airport in 1986. The Connecticut Air & Space Center displayed the Whitehead #21 Replica at the … Continue reading

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Sunday May 5th, 2013 Connecticut Air & Space Center to hold panel discussion on pioneer aviators

Andrew King, Executive Director of CASC will hold a panel discussion on Gustav Whitehead and Chance Vought that will focus on the accomplishments of both aviation pioneers with emphasis on the recent recognition of Gustav Whitehead being the first to … Continue reading

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Whitehead Aircraft on Display at Fairfield Warde High School April, 27 9am-3pm

Connecticut Air & Space Center (CASC) to display aircraft that is changing history Andrew Kosch, board member of CASC, will be at Fairfield’s Earth Day event with a replica of the Gustav Whitehead Flyer, the original of which is now … Continue reading

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