DAYTON, Ohio — “One Hundred Years A Hero,” a new biopic documenting the life and career of Lt. Col. Richard E. Cole, USAF (Ret.), will premiere Friday, April 22, at 5 p.m. in the Air Force Museum Theatre at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.
As part of the Living History Film Series, a panel discussion will follow the screening.
Still going strong at 100 years of age, Cole expects to attend the premier, participating in the discussion with film makers Jon Tennyson and Scott Guyette. [Read more…]
DAYTON, Ohio — On June 11-12, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will come alive with special activities to celebrate the grand opening of the fourth building, which will feature 10 presidential aircraft and a collection of flight test aircraft, along with the Space Shuttle Exhibit and huge cargo planes. [Read more…]
CLEVELAND, Ohio — The International Women’s Air & Space Museum (IWASM) will host its annual free community outreach program, Family Day, April 9,, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This year’s theme is “Record Breakers,” featuring various records set by females in the aviation and aerospace fields. [Read more…]
The new 130,000-square-foot museum will be located at Ellington Airport, future home of the Houston Spaceport and one of Texas’s oldest continuously operating airfields. [Read more…]
CLEVELAND, Ohio — The International Women’s Air & Space Museum (IWASM) has opened a new exhibit on pilot Margaret Hurlburt. On display are various memorabilia pieces, such as her logbook, photographs and awards, including her WASP wings and Congressional Medal of Honor.
Two special artifacts include Hurlburt’s lucky monkey puppet and helmet, both of which were recovered in the wreckage that unfortunately took her life in 1947. [Read more…]