Yankee Air Museum's Randy Hotten: "How Detroit Saved the World: World War II and the Willow Run Story”
Wednesday July 8, 2009: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room
The Yankee Air Museum's Randy Hotten shares his extensive research on the Willow Run Bomber Plant. He is the Director of Flight Operations at the Yankee Air Museum as well as a Board Member and Committee Chair of the Long-Range Planning Committee. He also flies as a pilot with the Yankee Air Museum in the C-47 and the B-17.
Randy will cover the world and national events leading up to the decision to involve the auto industry in the construction of airplanes for WWII and ultimately to build the Willow Run Bomber Plant. He is a retired US Navy Captain, who served as Pilot in P-3 Orion aircraft flying Anti-Submarine Patrols during the Cold War.
Advance tickets available at Thunder Tickets.