Tag Archives: aviation

New Aviation Collection to Highlight Pheasant Airplane Display During 2017 Antique Fair

A new collection of aviation materials is now on display at the Wiggins Family Museum as part of the Pheasant Airplane display. Jack White’s Corner will officially be announced as part of the exhibit during the 2017 Antique Fair festivities next week. New to the Pheasant Airplane exhibit this year is an extensive aviation collection […]

Fundraisers Planned for Future Home of Pheasant Airplane

A series of fundraisers have been planned for a local effort to construct a permanent home for the historic Pheasant Airplane. Three separate summer events have been planned by the committee to help secure funds to construct a building on the south end of the east side of the Memphis city square. Volunteers will be […]

Pilots’ Association Teaming Up With City to Get Airport Renovation Project Off the Ground

With the specter of being forced to repay more than $50,000 in engineering fees, the City of Memphis on Thursday night agreed to move forward with a nearly $500,000 renovation project at Briggs Smith Memorial Airport. The Memphis City Council had been hesitant to earmark roughly $50,000 in city funding to the project, a required […]