Donors of the 2017 Annual Fund

Thank you to the Foundation’s donors of the 2017 Annual Fund….


BENEFACTOR ($1-$499)

Mr. Mike Garoust

Mr. Harold F Brake

Mrs. Claudia Mango

Mr. C W Marlow

Ms. Dorothy Newman

Ms. Elaine J. Thacker

Mr. Ivan Allen

Ms. Marilyn Ashmore

Ret. Col. Henry Childs

Ret. Col. Anthony S. Cushenberry

Col. Philip Davis

Mr.  James Hoogerwerf

Mr. Kurt Jackson

Ms. Janice E Letson

Surgical Associates of Warner Robins

Mr. Kurt Niedrauer

Cornerstone Medical Pediatric Associates

Mr. Edward B. Andrews

National Bank Products, Inc

Ms. Carolyn Crayton

Mr. Warren Faircloth

Mr. Andrew W. Greenwood

Mr. William Leon Hartley

Mr. Steve Holcomb, Jr.

Ms. Heidi Klise

Mr. Frank Mutz

Mr. James R. Odil

Mr. Bernard Parker

D.L. Parrott

Mr. Henry Personius

Gen. Lori Robinson

Mr. Ned M. Sanders

Ms. Dena Sprayberry

Mr. Larry F. Thomson

Mr. Charles R. Wallace

Ms. Margaret Ward

Mr. Robert C White

Chalifour Revocable Living Trust

Mr. Charles Coppi

Mr. Richard W Kesler

Mr. David Morley

Mr. Donald Klise

State Farm Insurance Agent, Jimmy Spinks

Mr. Howard Fraley

Mr. Alan M. Kimball

Southern Lighting

Mr. Willard Stembridge


BRONZE FLIGHT ($500 – $999)


Mr. Winn Baker

Marilee Brooks

Mr. Benjamin Cochran

Ms. Gwen Davis

Mr. Ernest Key

Lt. Col. Arthur MacDonald

Col. Ret Tofie Owen

Mrs. Frances Wilson

Ocmulgee Dairy, Inc


SILVER FLIGHT ($1,000 – $2,499)

Bailey Family Foundation

Dr.  John & Dorothy Black

Gen. & Mrs. Al and Donna Hansen

The Peyton Anderson Foundation

Mr. Edmund Olson

Rosenberg Financial Group

Mr. James Willingham

Ross & Sally Tolleson


Restoration Updates

August was a busy month for the restoration crew. The B-17 and HU-16 Albatross are the restoration team’s primary focus at the moment.

In these photos, you are looking at the B-17’s ball turret mount that will be restored and repainted, the wiring root on top of the HU-16 Albatross that is in the process of being restored, and the panels and rivets inside the B-17.


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Thank you to our Foundation Donors

Thank you to those who donated to the Foundation’s GA Invitational Golf Tournament

  1. Jeff Smith Automotive
  2. Flint energies
  3. The Bateman Group, LLC
  4. Cox Communications
  5. Five Star Automotive Group
  6. Georgia CEO
  7. L3
  8. CDO Technologies, Inc.
  9. Georgia Tech Research Institute
  10. Hexagon US Federal
  11. McMahon, Maj Gen (Ret) Bob and Hope
  12. Mercer Engineering Research Center (MERC)
  13. S&K Aerospace, LLC
  14. Solutions Through Innovative Technologies
  15. TeleDevices, LLC
  16. Central Georgia Technical College
  17. COLSA Corporation
  18. ComSouth
  19. GA Aviation Hall of Fame/Dick Roberts
  20. GIGA Inc.
  21. Houston Healthcare
  22. Morris Bank
  23. Omni2Max
  24. Tyonek Manufacturing Group, Inc.
  25. Warner Robins Building Supply Co.
  26. Science and Engineering Services, LLC
  27. Northrop Grumman
  28. Georgia Power
  29. Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia
  30. Leidos

Restoration and Museum Updates

The Museum is under construction.  New doors, walls, and pavement are all going in, so please excuse our progress.  This construction, along with cleaning the outside aircraft, will be ongoing, so please keep an eye on Facebook for updates that may change how you enter exhibit buildings.

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Cleaning outdoor aircraft.

July was a busy month for our restoration crew.  The HU-16 Albatross is coming along.  The crew is working on the top of the aircraft and as you can see in the photos below, they have quite the view while working.  In addition to the Albatross, the B-17 is making slow and steady progress.  Rivets are being replaced, and the interior, including wiring,  is beginning to take shape.

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Along with our aircraft, restoration worked diligently to create the Horsa Glider Theater; located in WWII.  This theater shows the movie, “Papa Said”, along with scrolling photos of aircraft and exhibits.  With just a push of a button, you can view the 20 minute film in the beautifully restored theater.  For more information on restoration and exhibits, please click here.



Thank you to the Foundation’s GA Invitational Golf Donors

Donors August

  1. Swearingen, Pat and Carl
  2. Boeing
  3. Kroger
  4. Lockheed Martin
  5. Robins Financial Credit Union
  6. The Telegraph
  7. AIC
  8. BAE Systems
  9. Kellstrom Defense
  10. AT&T
  11. CompTech Computer Technologies, Inc.
  12. NavCom Defense Electronics
  13. PARTS, Inc.
  14. State Bank & Trust Company
  15. AAR Corp
  16. Bibb Distributing Company
  17. Coca-Cola Macon
  18. Epps Aviation
  19. Frito Lay
  20. Mid Georgia Sales Company
  21. National Bank Products
  22. Nordam
  23. Planters First Bank
  24. Strato












Hayneville Jamfest Donors and Guest Performers

We would like to give a special thanks to Dr. and Mrs. Todd Kinnebrew and Ortho Georgia for hosting this spectacular event!

We would also like to thank our donors and guest performers for the Hayneville Jamfest….


  • McGlamry Development
  • Newton Development
  • Stephen Davison- Clean Control Corporation
  • Warner Robins Building Supply Co.
  • Houston Healthcare
  • Dozier Law Firm, LLC
  • Ayerbe & Arnold Law, LLC
  • Morris Bank
  • Waites & Foshee Insurance Group
  • Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company
  • Pain Institute of Georgia
  • Cossart Design
  • M.E.B. Medical
  • Reynolds, Horne & Survant Attorneys at Law
  • Satterfield & Dempsey Jewelers
  • The A.B.E Group
  • Advance Home Specialty
  • Robins Anesthesia Services, LLC
  • Hambry
  • Central Georgia Periodontics and Dental Implants
  • Team 1 Orthopaedics, Inc.
  • Ocmulgee, Inc.
  • Sunbelt Environmental Services, Inc.
  • The ENT Center of Central Georgia
  • Davis Oil Company
  • Rollins RCI Collision
  • Core Physical Therapy
  • Rigby’s Entertainment Complex
  • Middle Georgia Heart and Vascular Cente, LLC
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Renasant Bank
  • Ibalz Marketing
  • A-OK Portables
  • Quick Stop Computers
  • Centerville Sanitation, Inc.
  • Georgia DronePros
  • Courtney Zamzow


Media Sponsors:

  • 13WMAZ
  • Houston Home Journal Online
  • iHeart Radio
  • The Telegraph
  • 41 WMGT
  • Z93.7 Today’s Lite Rock
  • Local Shopper Paper


Food Vendors:

  • Sofrito
  • The Butcher Shop
  • Ole Times Country Buffet


Guest Performers:

  • Campbell Airlines
  • The Eli Carlan Band
  • Special performances by Pat Bergeson and Jimmy Hall
  • Jack Pearson Band
  • The Has Beens

Coming Up…

Lots to do in the coming months both onsite and off.  Beginning May 5th, and running weekends through the 20th, is Murder in Sin City.  What happens in Vegas, doesn’t always stay in Vegas.  Tickets are on sale online now.  Click here for more information.


Next up is the 2nd Annual Hayneville Jamfest, set for May 13th.  A night of rock and roll and fantastic food trucks, all benefiting the Museum of Aviation.  Spend the evening listening to music from Campbell Airlines, The Eli Carlan Band, Jack Pearson Band, and The Has Beens. Special performances by Pat Bergeson and Jimmy Hall.  Get your tickets online, at Jet Fuel Java & Gifts, Strato Cleaners, or Ortho Georgia.  For more information, click here.

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And coming in July is our annual Auction, Raffle, & Taste of Local Cuisine.  Get ready to Eat. Drink. and Bid the night away.  Sample the best local eateries have to offer and bid on items from across the nation.  Tickets are on sale now!  For more information, and to purchase your ticket, click here.


For more information on these and other upcoming events keep an eye on our website.


Many Thanks

Thank you to our sponsors and donors for the month of March, including those that supported our annual Scott Golf tournament.  Without your generosity, we would be unable to provide education programs, teacher training, as well as world class exhibits and aircraft.

Thank you to…
The Charles H. Jones Family Foundation
Waites & Foshee Insurance
National Bank Products, Inc.
Envoy Mortgage
American Pride Bank
Raymond Sturm
George Fisher
Colony Bank
The Air Force Association
WGXA Fox 24 ABC 16
Schuster Enterprises
Navicent Health
Smith, Hawkins, Hollingsworth, & Reeves, LLP
Chambless, Higdon, Richardson, Katz, & Griggs
Capital City Bank
MetroPower, Inc.
Cox Communications
Middle Georgia State University Foundation
Lowe Electric Supply
MidState RV Center
John-Wesley Villas
International City Optimist
Community Foundation of Central Georgia
Dick Roberts
Georgia Tech Research Institute
Bibb Distributing Company
Travis Jean
Martin Snow, LLP
SunTrust Bank
Smith, Brown, & Groover, Inc.
Pellicano Construction
Kathy Balletto
Butler Automotive Group, Inc.
Mayer Electric Supply
Clifton, Lipford, Hardison, & Parker, LLC
Geotechnical Environmental Consulting
W. Mansfield Jennings Jr. Charitable Trust
Tom Ward Construction
Sellers Construction Group