Aviation Hall of Fame http://wyso.org en Aviation Hall of Fame Ceremony Moved Due to Government Shutdown http://wyso.org/post/aviation-hall-fame-ceremony-moved-due-government-shutdown <p>The National Aviation Hall of Fame announced it will move its 51st Annual Enshrinement Dinner &amp; Ceremony due to the federal government shutdown. The event will no longer be held at the National Museum of the US Air Force, and now will move into a smaller venue at the Hope hotel at Wright-Patt.</p><p>Enshrinement Director, Ron Kaplan, says the last minute move has created additional expense for the Hall of Fame but believes there&rsquo;s a greater loss for attendees.</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 12:35:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 40117 at http://wyso.org 4 To Be Inducted in Aviation Hall of Fame in 2013 http://wyso.org/post/4-be-inducted-aviation-hall-fame-2013 <p>A Medal of Honor winner and the chief instructor for the Tuskegee Airmen are among four people being inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame in Ohio.</p><p>Next year's inductees were announced Monday. They include U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Patrick Brady, who received the prestigious military award and developed techniques for helicopter air ambulance rescue in combat.</p><p>Also honored is the late Charles Alfred Anderson, who helped develop a civilian pilot training program for blacks and was chief instructor for the Tuskegee Airmen, the first black military pilots.</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 12:35:00 +0000 Associated Press 26541 at http://wyso.org Actor Cliff Robertson Dies http://wyso.org/post/actor-cliff-robertson-dies <p>Actor Cliff Robertson, whose career spanned a half-century, died on Saturday at the age of 88.</p><p>Along with his lengthy acting career, Robertson was known for his love of aviation.&nbsp; He was a frequent visitor to the Aviation Hall of Fame, located next to the National Museum of the United States Air Force.&nbsp; He would fly in his own place from New York to Dayton to attend the Hall of Fame&#39;s Enshrinement ceremonies.&nbsp; His participation resulted in his own enshrinement in the Hall of Fame in 2006.</p> Mon, 12 Sep 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Mike Frazier 4175 at http://wyso.org