We are a group of volunteers dedicated to investigating, discovering and documenting wreck sites of historical aircraft.
We use the latest technology and techniques in our quest to identify a wreck site's location and the story behind what the cause was.
Members come from diverse fields and around the country with the common passion to discover and share our findings.
What is Aviation Archaeology?
Aviation archaeology is primarily the locating and documenting of old aircraft crash sites. It focuses on the preservation of these sites and of the history surrounding the activities that caused them. There are many ways to preserve crash sites and their history. However, a major barrier that stands in the way is a lack of knowledge on the part of the public and land managers. READ MORE
News Headlines: FEATURED ON EXPEDITION UNKNOWN 3/24/2020
Bermuda Triangle Special
Project Mariner: 2020
8/15/2020 - On December 5, 1945, five TBM Avengers, known as FLIGHT 19, took off from NAS Ft. Lauderdale on a training mission. During their flight, they became disoriented and lost. Two PBM Mariners were sent out to Flight 19’s last known location to rescue them. Unfortunately, Flight 19 and its crews were never found. On its way out, one of the PBM Mariners, with a crew of 13 also disappeared and was never heard from again. These mysterious events became the cornerstone of what we know as….. the BERMUDA TRIANGLE legend. READ MORE Click here...
LISTEN TO RADIO STORY : WGCU Radio Interviews Aeroquest on recent plane wreck discoveries in the Everglades (click link)
Avenger Identified after 25 years
AeroQuest was able to identify a mystery plane that was found 25 years ago, a helicopter pilot, after a wild fire in the Everglades exposed were it was hidden in the saw grass for 60 years. For the whole story, CLICK HERE
A-4D Skyraider Found
While AeroQuest was looking for another wreck site, a local gladesman told us that he came across a wreck site 14 years ago. Unsure of what it was, he said he would take us to it. AeroQuest was able to identify the aircraft. For the whole story, CLICK HERE