About Our Organization
Mid America Museum of Aviation & Transportation (located at Sioux Gateway Airport- BG Bud Day Field) was founded in 1990 and continues to be focused on air and ground transportation history with special emphasis on the development of both modes of transportation in the Siouxland area and world-wide. Education of local citizens, students grade school through college and visitors from around the world is our primary goal.
The 2023 Mid America Museum of Aviation & Transportation need is for new and updates of STEM electronics in the BG George 'Bud' Day display,
Flight 232 video display, World War II information center for 'The Last B-29 Bombing Raid' with local Airman Lawrence Slotsky and the Ploesti
oil field raids of WWII plus videos and equipment for 'How Airports Work...the Pilots, Air Traffic Control and Airport Maintenance-Operations.'
These updates will be available for all museum visitors plus the Tennis Shoes on the Tarmac and Junior Pilot camp students.
Our $3,000.00 goal will purchase three of twelve education learning booths with computer flatscreen, subject specific aviaton & ground transportation media and student seating. Exterior has been painted, carpet has been installed and interior furnishings are next.
Updating the eight year old computer network to facilitate more research and archive capability for the science-technology-engineering and mathematics center ( a 324 square foot dedicated area supervised by staff and certified STEM teacher who is a member of our board of directors). New network would include our 30,000 square foot facility.
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