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Museum Participates in Aviation Day at the St. Louis Science Center

The Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum participated in “Aviation Day” at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium of the St. Louis Science Center Saturday.  The Museum brought it’s BD-5 aircraft for display and set up an F-4 Phantom II cockpit just outside of the Planetarium lobby.  ”Aviation Day,” an event to promote aviation in St. Louis and the premier of the IMAX movie, Air Racers, was well-received by local visitors and included booths staffed by organizations representing the St. Louis aviation community.  Steven Hinton, Jr., Reno air racing champion with Team Strega, was also on hand and posed near the Museum’s BD-5.  Here are some views from the event: