Heritage Talks: The Gooney Bird on D-Day
Time: Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Event Type: Public Program
Location: Murdock Theater
Museum Docent and DC-3 pilot Bill Griffith will lead a talk about how a successful airliner of the 1930's is transformed into the Army Air Corps C47 Skytrain Troop transport aircraft. See how this remarkable aircraft spearheaded the allied invasion of France by delivering airborne troops to Normandy on D-Day.
This Heritage Talk will serve as a primer for topics discussed during our 2:30 D-Day program in the WIlliam Allen Theater.
This program is free with daily admission to the Museum of Flight.