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Latest News2018-10-28T21:02:36+00:00

From the Desk of Onee…

As we approach the end of 2018, many thanks to our PBY Memorial Foundation members who have renewed their membership. Thank you, also, to those who have included donations with their new memberships and with their renewals! Our latest new members are: Matthew Gammon, Oak Harbor, WA Ardel Jala, Seattle, WA Jim Lundak, Lincoln, NE Kirk A. [...]


The Anderson family of Oak Harbor, including Angela , Jordan, Lincoln, Leyton, Greysen were participants in National Lemonade Day, an organization that sponsors young entrepreneurs with courses in money management, sales, borrowing and debt repayment as well as customer service. This is the third year the PBY Naval Air Museum has provided space for the venture. [...]

Cmdr. Ault Display

A brand new WWII pilot Cmdr. Ault display is now in the museum. Volunteer Dave Strohmeyer constructed the site with materials provided by Cmdr. Scott Hornung, USN (Ret.) Ault was a decorated pilot for which the Naval Air Station, Whidbey Island Ault Field, is named after. (Photo by Mackenzie Taft) [...]

Chairman’s Corner

They say that “Time flies by when you’re having fun” and many of us at the PBY Museum must be having fun since the years have slipped by so quickly. Our first (Annual) Volunteer Picnic was held at Bowman Bay near the Deception Pass Bridge on September 22nd. Officers and Trustees coordinated burgers, hot dogs, fire pit [...]

President’s Corner

Summer 2018 has been busy and moved by quickly. All the summer events were successfully completed. The monthly speakers luncheon series continues to grow. Volunteer research turned up an historic icon in the bush – literally. The mid-year fundraising appeal wrapped up. After nearly one and a half years of due diligence, a decision has been made [...]

From the Desk of Onee…

Many thanks to our PBY Memorial Foundation members who have renewed their membership during the first half of 2018. Thank you, also, to those who have included donations with their membership renewals! Our newest PBY-Naval Air Museum members are: Charles Moore, Oak Harbor, WA Ken Cannizzaro, Oak Harbor, WA Linda Rhodes, Freeland, WA Marilyn and Michael [...]

From the Chairman’s Chair

Last time, you remember, we talked about the future location of the brand new museum. Many meetings have taken place since then and dollars have wisely been spent acquiring professional guidance in matters relating to land usage, building codes of Island County and information regarding State of Washington rules and regulations. The current property owners have been kept [...]

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