AAA Editor Notes
Beechcraft Heritage Museum, 570 Old Shelbyville Hwy., offers several hangars filled with vintage aircraft. Paintings and photographs in the O.A. Beech Gallery and Chapel pay tribute to Olive Ann Beech, who co-founded Beech Aircraft Corp. with her husband, Walter H. Beech.
Displayed in a restored log cabin, the Thaden Collection consists of awards, documents, memorabilia and photographs that relate the life of Louise M. Thaden, one of America's first female pilots.