Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome

A 1911 Curtiss Model D “Curtiss Pusher” was an early American aircraft with the engine and propeller behind the pilot’s seat. It was among the very first aircraft in the world to be built in any quantity.

Photo Opp ~ The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome is a living museum in Red Hook, New York. It has preserved over 60 vintage aircraft of the Pioneer Era, World War I and the Golden Age of Aviation between the World Wars, and multiple examples of roadworthy antique automobiles. Cole Palen founded the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome in 1958 with a handful of airplanes and a dream. He built it into a world-renowned destination as America’s first flying museum of antique aircraft. Rhinebeck Aerodrome Museum’s mission is preserving, restoring and flying the aircraft of the Pioneer, WWI, and Golden Ages of Aviation. A classic small-town airport setting with a grass runway has a feel of a WWI Aerodrome in France. Their static display Museum is open from May through October and they fly two different airshows each Saturday and Sunday, Mid-June through Mid-October.

Text Credit: oldrhinebeck.org & Wikipedia

Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
9 Norton Road
Red Hook, New York 12571

N 41° 58′ 11.34″ W 73° 51′ 51.65″

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