36 Perimeter Rd., Bradley Int'l Airport,
Windsor Locks,CT 06096
N 41d 56' 50" W 72d 41' 29">
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10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Mondays November
through May. Open Mondays of Holiday
weekends and school vacation weeks
Holiday Hours

Adults 12 & Up $12.50
Children 4-11 $7.00, 3 & Under Free
Seniors 65 & Up $11.50
New England Air Museum
Chester Loran Oppie
Recent Address:   Spokane Valley, WA
Family Information:   Parents: John and Lola; Wife: Ada
Hometown:   Nebraska City, NE
Date Entered Service:   November 3, 1942
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Crew Type:   Ground crew
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Were you a POW?   No
Were you interned?   No
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His life-long interests were wildlife, woodworking, photography and traveling. He was a member of the Washington Thoroughbred Breeders & Owners Association.
Mr. Oppie passed away May 3, 2011.


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