Captain Luis Vireilha is a magna cum laude graduate of the Master of Aeronautical Science program from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida, 1983. He has over 22,000 flight hours, of which over 18,000 are in command.
The 1925 Stanley SV (Steam Vehicle) condensing car has finally returned to The Collection on Palmetto. Our only example of an enclosed car (sedan), the SV is sure sitting pretty with two-toned green paint, mohair upholstery and gleaming nickel. Silk window shades provide privacy, and look at those white walls.
On loan from the Florida Aviation Historical Society, a 1/3 scale 1914 Benoist model. The Benoist was the first commercial airliner, an air boat piloted by Tony Jannus across Tampa Bay. It took off from the water and landed on the water, transporting passengers and goods such as bacon and flowers. Who knew?
Mural art at an automobile museum? Of course! But only at The Collection on Palmetto. See our latest vignette, which depicts a charming street scene from yesteryear. You may even have a chance to meet the artist at work on the murals when you visit!
Nan Colton, recently featured at The Collection on Palmetto, will perform her script, Louisa May Alcott, the Woman Behind Little Women, at the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg on Wednesday May 10, 2023. Call the Museum for details; 727. 896-2667 https://mfastpete.org/event/ coffee-talks-little-women.
Quaker Stake and Lube has a car show on Thursdays from 4pm-8pm. After you check out the museum you can head on over for a bite to eat and even more cars! Check out their website or Facebook page for more information and to confirm dates of car show.