Links

Victorian Airship    

      These links are offered to assist researchers looking for information not found on this website.   

     Museums and Historical Societies

     Quonset Air Museum (Rhode Island) www.quonsetairmuseum.com   The Quonset Air Museum is presently closed. 

     Maine Air Museum  www.maineairmuseum.com

     Brunswick (Maine) Naval Museum & Memorial Gardens – www.brunswicknavalmuseum.org  A museum of the former Brunswick Naval Air Station.

     New England Air Museum www.neam.org

     National Helicopter Museum (Connecticut) www.nationalhelicoptermuseum.org 

     Connecticut Air And Space Center https://cascstratford.wordpress.com/

     New Hampshire Aviation Historical Society www.nhahs.org

     The Massachusetts Aviation Historical Society, www.massaerohistory.org

     New England

     New England Historical Society www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com Website has  some articles about aviation history. Look under archives/aviation.

     Historic New England www.historicnewengland.org  Website has some aviation related articles.  

     Connecticut

     New England Air Museum www.neam.org

     National Helicopter Museum (Connecticut) www.nationalhelicoptermuseum.org 

     Connecticut Air And Space Center https://cascstratford.wordpress.com/

     A website devoted to Gustave Whitehead; an early aviator who many believe flew before the Wright Brothers.   gustave-whitehead.com

      Maine

     Maine Air Museum  www.maineairmuseum.com

     Brunswick (Maine) Naval Museum & Memorial Gardens – www.brunswicknavalmuseum.org  A museum of the former Brunswick Naval Air Station.

     Aviation Archeology In Maine www.mewreckchasers.com Website has a wealth of information pertaining to Maine aviation accidents.   

     Loring Air Force Base (Limestone, Maine) History website.  Contains a lot of historical information about Loring AFB.  http://www.loringremembers.com

     Massachusetts

     The Massachusetts Aviation Historical Society, www.massaerohistory.org

     Westover Air Force Base Crashes – An extensive website about Westover AFB containing much information and photos.  https://sites.google.com/site/westovercrashes/

     Patriot Squadron Association of Naval Aviation.  A site with historical information pertaining to Squantum and South Weymouth Naval Air Stations in Massachusetts. www.anapatriotsquadron.com

     www.dean-boys.com  Dean Boys Air Force Home Page.  Website dedicated to the 551st and 552nd Airborne Early Warning and Control Wings.  The 551st was stationed at Otis AFB in the 1960s during which time the unit lost three EC-121 Super Constellation radar aircraft over the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of 50 lives.  There is extensive information about these accidents.  

     New Hampshire

     New Hampshire Aviation Historical Society www.nhahs.org

     Bomber Crash On Mt. Waternomee, by Rick Russack.  Page about the B-18 Bomber that crashed on Mt. Waternomee, New Hampshire, Jan. 14, 1942. www.logginginlincoln.com/Bomber_Crash.html

     Rhode Island

     Quonset Air Museum (Rhode Island) www.quonsetairmuseum.com  The Quonset Air Museum is presently closed.

     Chet’s 152nd Observation Scrapbook.  Website has historic military photos of Hillsgrove (R.I.) Army Air Field during WWII relating to the 152nd Observation Squadron.  tipplingrockcreative.net/photoessay/236

     Rhode Island Aviation Hall of Fame www.riahof.org

     Rhode Island Pilots Association www.ripilots.com

     Vermont

     History of Vermont Plane Crashes by Brian Linder, (November, 2014)  Brian is Vermont’s foremost aviation historian.  His article chronicles some of Vermont’s most interesting aviation accidents. http://www,burlingtonfreepress.com/story/news/local/2014/11/20/history-plane-crashes-vermont/70013312/  

     World War II

       http://stichting-vliegeniersmonument-giessenlanden-wo2.nl/English/index.html   Website by Peter den Tek of the Netherlands honoring fallen allied aircrews of World War II. Some airmen were from New England.

     Reference Sites

     Civil Air Patrol Patches & Insignia www.incountry.us/cappatches/  Website has images of insignia worn by all C.A.P. units across the country including New England.

     4000footers.com/planecrashes.shtml  Website has info on hiking trails leading to New England aviation crash sites. 

     Early Birds Of Aviation Inc. A history of early pilots, some from New England. www.earlyaviators.com

     Friends Of Flying Santa  www.flyingsanta.com A project begun in 1929 where “Santa” flies over islands off the New England coast and drops presents.  Has history and photos.  

     Airships.net  A very informative website about all things relating to airships and their history.

 

 

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