Yankee Air Museum

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Best Art Exhibits For Kids In Detroit

Introduce your children to the world of art by taking them to some great exhibitions in the Detroit area.

09/08/2014

Part of GM's former Willow Run plant. (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

Museum Signs Purchase Deal For Rosie’s Old Plant

Organizers want to convert the factory — where Rose Will Monroe and other workers built B-24 bombers — into the new home of the Yankee Air Museum.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2014

Part of GM's former Willow Run plant. (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

Official: Deal To Be Signed Soon For Willow Run Bomber Plant

Yankee Air Museum founder Dennis Norton said he and the Willow Run facility’s owner will sign the purchase deal soon and expect to formally close on the sale next month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2014

Part of GM's former Willow Run plant. (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

Willow Run Bomber Plant Saved From Wrecking Ball

Organizers of an effort to save from demolition a portion of the Michigan factory where Rosie the Riveter worked say they have accomplished their goal. Or at least part of it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2014

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Time Is Running Short To Save Willow Run Bomber Plant

A group trying to save a slice of the factory west of Detroit raised $7 million, but it needs $8 million and has until Thursday to make that happen.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2014

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Extension Granted To Save Part Of Willow Run Bomber Plant From Demolition

The demolition of the historic Willow Run Bomber plant near Ypsilanti has begun, but the effort to save a piece of it is still alive.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/27/2013

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Yankee Air Museum Highlights The Role Of Detroit Manufacturing In WWII

Dennis Norton of the Yankee Air Museum says the Willow Run Bomber plant, and Detroit’s role in supplying the Arsenal of Democracy …was as big as the plant itself.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2013

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Plan Would Create New Vehicle Testing Facility

“This project fits perfectly with southeast Michigan’s long-standing leadership in automotive innovation.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2013

Sean D. Tucker performs an aerial stunt. (credit: Herb Gillen Agency)

World’s Top Aerobatic Pilot To Perform At 2013 Thunder Over Michigan Air Show

Sean D. Tucker, the world’s top civilian aerobatic pilot, will perform at the 2013 Thunder Over Michigan Air Show, August 10 and 11 at Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2013

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Fundraiser Aims To Save Willow Run Bomber Plant From Demolition

Willow Run in Belleville Michigan near Ypsilanti was a manufacturing complex built for one purpose — to win the war. It’s in danger of being torn down. Learn more about the plant and how you can help save it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2013

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