The Aero Experience is a celebration of Midwest aviation and aerospace achievement. We invite you to join us as we explore the treasures of Midwest aviation through first-hand experiences. Our contributors take turns flying lead, and we are always looking for new destinations. Check in with The Aero Experience frequently to see where we will land today, and then go out and have your own aero experiences!
Carmelo Turdo, Mark Nankivil and Fred Harl - The Aero Experience Team
Monday, April 23, 2012
Nose Art and Names: Personalizing Our Aircraft - More Than Warbirds
By Carmelo Turdo
Nose art and dedications on aircraft are found outside of the warbird community, and finding examples around your local airport or fly-in is a rewarding experience. Some are subtle, and some are garish, but all are interesting and add to the folklore of aviation. Here is a look at various aircraft found in the St. Louis area over the last several years, displaying an array of different names and artwork.