Utah Aviation Hall of Fame - Hill Aerospace Museum - Hill AFB, Utah
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N 41° 09.764 W 112° 01.086
12T E 414586 N 4557321
Quick Description: In 1996, the Hill AFB Aerospace Museum became the home of the Utah Aviation Hall of Fame.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 6/5/2011 6:27:41 PM
Waymark Code: WMBNDM
The Utah Aviation Hall of Fame was established in 1996 to honor and recognize individuals in the State of Utah who have contributed significantly to Utah aviation. These people have distinguished themselves through major contributions in advancing aviation or heroic accomplishments as civil or military aviators in and for the State of Utah.
In 1996, the original thirteen inductees for the Hall of Fame were so honored when the Hall was established at the Hill Aerospace Museum. The current Administrator is Charles P. Gilmore, Major, USAFR (Retired)
Major General Orville A. Anderson, USAF
Lieutenant Colonel Paul A. Bloomquist, AUS
General John Kenneth Cannon, USAF
Brigadier General Darrell Stuart Cramer, USAF
Major General William E. Creer, USAF
Colonel Glenn Todd Eagleston, USAF
Captain Richard Taylor Eastmond, USN
Colonel Bernard F. Fisher, USAF
Jacob Edwin Garn, Utah Aeronautic Commission
Senator Jake Garn, BGEN Utah Air National Guard
Colonel Gail Halvorsen, USAF
Robert H. Hinckley, Civil Aviation
Colonel Lorin Lavar Johnson, USAF
Lieutenant Colonel Clifford D. Jolley, USAF
Colonel Willard R. Macfarlane, USAF
Colonel Russell L. Maughan, USAF
Ardeth "Art" Mortensen, Civil Aviation
Alberta Hunt Nicholson, WASP
Lieutenant Colonel Chase J. Nielsen, USAF
Major General Chesley Gordon Peterson, USAF
Major Alden P. Rigby, USAF
Brigadier General Richard Condie Sanders, USAF
Colonel Walter T. Stewart, USAF
Brigadier General Paul W. Tibbets, USAF
Lieutenant Wendell Van Twelves, USNR
Hours of Operation:
The museum is open seven days a week from 9:00 AM til 4:30 PM.
CLOSED on New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
Admission is FREE, but monetary donations are gratefully accepted.
Hall of Fame website URL: [Web Link]
Time Required for Full Experience: Half a day
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