World War I drama coming to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by

DAYTON, Ohio – Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I as one of the nation’s premier historical aviation events brings the excitement of early air power to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Sept. 27-28.... Continue Reading →

World War I aviation experts featured at museum symposium

Posted on July 10th, 2014 by

SEATTLE — On the eve of the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, a one-day symposium at The Museum of Flight on Saturday, July 26, brings together the leading experts on World War I aviation to show... Continue Reading →

Cosmosphere moves forward with revitalization

Posted on June 25th, 2014 by

HUTCHINSON, Kansas — The Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center’s Governing Board approved a revitalization plan  June 16, with major emphasis on informal STEM education initiatives. The master plan includes significant changes to the mission, programming, exhibits and building layout of... Continue Reading →

Wings of Women slates Oct. 11 event

Posted on June 16th, 2014 by

The International Women’s Air & Space Museum (IWASM) will host the Cleveland chapter of WOW — Wings of Women — Saturday, Oct. 11, at Burke Lakefront Airport (KBKL). This event is geared toward young women in middle school and high school who are... Continue Reading →

Oakland Aviation Museum awarded grant by California Preservation Program

Posted on June 14th, 2014 by

The Oakland Aviation Museum in Oakland, Calif., has received a 2014 California Preservation Assessment Project (CPAP) grant from the California Preservation Program (CPP). Continue Reading →

National Air and Space Museum receives $30 million from Boeing

Posted on June 5th, 2014 by

Boeing is donating $30 million to the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum to support the museum’s educational activities and exhibitions, including an extensive renovation of its main hall, “Milestones of Flight.” Continue Reading →

Museum slates summertime activities

Posted on June 5th, 2014 by

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. – The New England Air Museum will hold family fun programs starting June 30. Visitors of all ages will have the opportunity to put their creativity and problem solving skills to use at the Engineering Design activities offered... Continue Reading →

New book prompts search for Wright factory workers’ descendants

Posted on June 3rd, 2014 by

DAYTON, Ohio — The National Aviation Heritage Alliance (NAHA) will use the launch of a new book about the Wright brothers to connect with descendants of the Wright Company’s factory workers. NAHA is inviting descendants of men and women who... Continue Reading →

D-Day remembered at museum

Posted on June 3rd, 2014 by

SEATTLE — On Saturday, June 7, The Museum of Flight remembers the 70th anniversary of World War II’s D-Day invasion. At 1:30 p.m. there will be a presentation about the Douglas C-47 transport aircraft (DC-3 in civilian service), and how the rugged,... Continue Reading →

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Five World War II pilots to speak in commemoration of D-Day

Posted on June 2nd, 2014 by

At a Living History Flying Day event Saturday, June 7, at Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino, Calif., a panel of aviation experts, historians and veterans will be featured to commemorate D-Day. The P-47 Thunderbolt will be on display and perform a... Continue Reading →