Aviation Archaeology Program AvAr 

AvAr Mission: ===> CAHS' AvAr Program was created to establish, maintain and make available for public viewing and scholarly research an archive pertaining to all historically significant sites, properties and remains of aeronautical interest in Colorado. The AvAr course has been developed to meet the demands of this mission and to introduce enthusiasts to the proper methods of researching, locating and surveying crash sites and other historically significant properties or remains of aeronautical interest within the State of Colorado and elsewhere.

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AvAr Subject Matter Experts Meeting
Dec. 10, 2005  Longmont Public Library
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The  first meeting of the AvAr Developmental Team met in 2005 at the Longment Library. Photos of Team members, classes, and Field Trips. Left to right: Duke Sumonia, Len Wallace, Jon Watson, Lance Barber, Jim Coyle, Brian Richardson, Ron Miller, Peter Luce, and Andrew McKenna. Not shown, Capt. Skeet Gifford.
AvAr Subject Matter Experts Meeting
Dec. 10, 2005 Longmont Public Library
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The first meeting of the AvAr Developmental Team met in 2005 at the Longment Library. Photos of Team members, classes, and Field Trips. Left to right: Duke Sumonia, Len Wallace, Jon Watson, Lance Barber, Jim Coyle, Brian Richardson, Ron Miller, Peter Luce, and Andrew McKenna. Not shown, Capt. Skeet Gifford.
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AvAr first 'test' expedition: Lyons 
PB4Y Debris Field w/ Brian Richardson, AvAr Project Mgr. and Lance Barber, Photo by Lance Barber.
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Very first AvAr Field Trip prior to first training class. Proposed site for first training class field trip. First training class trip was the B-17 Pingree Park, west of Ft. Collins, in Roosevelt National Forest.
AvAr first 'test' expedition: Lyons
PB4Y Debris Field w/ Brian Richardson, AvAr Project Mgr. and Lance Barber, Photo by Lance Barber.
(click on photo for crash summary)
Very first AvAr Field Trip prior to first training class. Proposed site for first training class field trip. First training class trip was the B-17 Pingree Park, west of Ft. Collins, in Roosevelt National Forest.

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AvAr first 'test' expedition: Lyons 
PB4Y part hanging in the tree
AvAr first 'test' expedition: Lyons
PB4Y part hanging in the tree
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Highlight for Album: 2006 AvAr Project: Stormy Peaks B-17 from Pingree Park
Album: 2006 AvAr Project: Stormy Peaks B-17 from Pingree Park

2006 Project: Stormy Peaks B-17F crash site, Pingree Park, in Roosevelt Natl Forest.
Last change: 02/06/11
Contains: 6 items.
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Highlight for Album: 2006 AvAr Project: Arlington Auxiliary AAF Field.
Album: 2006 AvAr Project: Arlington Auxiliary AAF Field.

2006 Project: Arlington Field is located east of Arlington, CO, off of the north side of County Road E. The second official AvAr Field Expedition of 2006, combined with Adobe Lakes AT-17 Expedition.
Last change: 02/06/11
Contains: 14 items.
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Highlight for Album: 2006 AvAr Project: Adobe Creek AT-17C
Album: 2006 AvAr Project: Adobe Creek AT-17C

2006 and 2007 Projects: Adobe Lakes AT-17C, formerly Blue Lakes in Crowley County.
Last change: 02/06/11
Contains: 5 items.
Viewed: 561 times.

Highlight for Album: 2006 AvAr Project: Combs Hangar
Album: 2006 AvAr Project: Combs Hangar
Last change: 02/06/11
Contains: 14 items.
Viewed: 634 times.

Highlight for Album: 2007 AvAr Project: Jimmy Camp B-24J
Album: 2007 AvAr Project: Jimmy Camp B-24J
Last change: 02/06/11
Contains: 2 items.
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Highlight for Album: 2007 AvAr Project: Glendo Monomail
Album: 2007 AvAr Project: Glendo Monomail

2010 Project: Glendo, WY, Monomail mail plane crash site.
Last change: 02/06/11
Contains: 1 item.
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Album: 2007 AvAr Project: Punkin Center P-38
Last change: 02/06/11
Contains: 0 items.
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Highlight for Album: 2007 AvAr Project: B-24D Trinidad
Album: 2007 AvAr Project: B-24D Trinidad

2007 Project: Trinidad B-24D Crash Site.
Last change: 02/08/11
Contains: 13 items.
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Highlight for Album: 2008 AvAr Project: Jefferson County P-38
Album: 2008 AvAr Project: Jefferson County P-38

P-38 Project in Jefferson County is located on private property and access is restricted to AvAr Field Agents with advanced permission.
Last change: 02/06/11
Contains: 9 items.
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Album: Untitled
Last change: 01/24/11
Contains: 0 items.

Highlight for Album: 2009 AvAr Project: Ordway B-17F
Album: 2009 AvAr Project: Ordway B-17F

2009 Project: Ordway B-17F Crash site.
Last change: 02/06/11
Contains: 1 item.
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Highlight for Album: 2010 AvAr Project: Monument Airway Beacon No. 6
Album: 2010 AvAr Project: Monument Airway Beacon No. 6

2010 Project: Monument, CO Beacon No. 6
Last change: 02/06/11
Contains: 1 item.
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Highlight for Album: 2010 AvAr Project: Glendo A-20 Havoc
Album: 2010 AvAr Project: Glendo A-20 Havoc

Glendo, WY A-20 Crash Site (AvAr File #1002-CS)
Last change: 01/27/11
Contains: 4 items.
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Highlight for Album: Colorado Missile Sites
Album: Colorado Missile Sites

Atlas D & E, Titan I and Minuteman Sites in Colorado
Last change: 02/06/11
Contains: 1 item.
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