Links

    

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

     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

     Lordship Aviation – The History of Lordship (Connecticut)  A website with information about aviation history that happened in Lordship, Connecticut. (With photos and news clippings.)  www.lordshiphistory.com/LordshipAviation.html

      Maine

     Maine Air Museum  www.maineairmuseum.com

     Brunswick (Maine) Naval Museum & Memorial Gardenswww.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

     Massachusetts Air And Space Museum http://www.massairspace.org

     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 has closed and will not reopen.

     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

     The Shipwrecks And Submerged Cultural Resources Of Rhode Island.  A Rhode Island state website where one can download a PDF file relating to underwater archaeological sites in Rhode Island waters.  Pages 100 through 119 list all known aircraft and their serial numbers, as well as rough locations.  The extensive list includes both military and civilian aircraft.  sos.ri.gov/archon/?p=digitallibrary/digitalcontent&id=420  

     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/  

     Vermont Aviation History And Aeronautics Project.  A website about Vermont Aviation History. http://www.vtaviationhistory.org

     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.

     Air Mail Pioneers   www.airmailpioneers.org   An informative website dedicated to the history of the U.S. Airmail Service and it’s pilots.  Some of the earliest airmail flights took place in New England.    

    Ejection History  http://www.ejection-history.org.uk  A detailed website containing a chronological listing of cases where airmen have had to eject from their aircraft. 

     Abandoned & Little Known Airfields  A website containing information and pictures relating to airfields that used to exist throughout New England and the United States.   http://www.airfields-freeman.com

 

 

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