WWII Bombing Topic For Breakfast At Aerosciences Museum

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Grumman F-14 TomcatThe Empire State Aerosciences Museum will host its monthly all you can eat breakfast on Saturday November 18 from 8:30 to 10:30 am.

Art Harvey will speak on ‘World War 2 Aerial Bombardment Strategy and Technology’ at 10 am. A graduate of the RPI School of Architecture, Harvey is a long time aviation enthusiast particularly military and civilian aviation. His talk will include a 15 minute survey comparing High vs Low altitude bomber aircraft technologies, and deployment strategies, with a focus on how this relates to ESAM artifacts.

The Empire State Aerosciences Museum is located at the Schenectady County Airport in the Town of Glenville, at the site of the former General Electric Flight Test Center. Dedicated to interpreting aviation, particularly as related to New York State, the museum offers visitors a variety of educational experiences, including interpretive exhibits, a collection of restored aircraft, the State’s largest aviation library and an airpark with over 20 aircraft.

Exhibits include the enemy aircraft in the film Top Gun, a 13’ scale model of the Japanese aircraft carrier Akagi built for the film Tora, Tora, Tora and a mockup of Amelia Earhart’s Lockheed 10, used in the TV movie The Final Flight.

The breakfast menu will include pancakes, french toast, eggs, sausage, potatoes, juice, coffee, tea and more. Those interested in flying-in should contact Richmor Aviation at (518) 399-8171.

For more information about the museum call (518) 377-2191.

Photo of Grumman F-14 Tomcat, courtesy Empire State Aerosciences Museum.

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