Space Shuttle exhibit to open Feb. 26 in Dayton

Posted on February 12th, 2014 by

DAYTON, Ohio — National Museum of the U.S. Air Force visitors will be cleared for liftoff when the museum’s new Space Shuttle Exhibit opens to the public on Feb. 26. The exhibit, which features NASA’s first Crew Compartment Trainer, allows visitors to... Continue Reading →

Chasing Reno Gold

Posted on February 6th, 2014 by

An air racing symposium will be held Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino, Calif. It will feature top winning race pilots, who will share some of the best air racing stories from the last five... Continue Reading →

Presentation to detail CAP’s efforts after Sandy

Posted on January 30th, 2014 by

The Aviation Museum of New Hamphire’s ongoing Second Saturday series will present Col. William Moran, commander of the New Hampshire Civil Air Patrol, who will present a report on the photo-mapping missions carried out in the wake of Super Storm... Continue Reading →

Air Force museum’s fourth building set to proceed

Posted on January 25th, 2014 by

DAYTON, Ohio – After a brief delay, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s fourth building is set to proceed. Continue Reading →

Cosmosphere slates open house

Posted on January 24th, 2014 by

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center will hold it second annual Open House, Sunday, Feb. 9, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Continue Reading →

Pilot lectures on ‘Captain Phillips’ rescue

Posted on January 17th, 2014 by

SEATTLE — With the Tom Hanks movie, “Captain Phillips,” now a nominee for the Motion Picture Academy’s Best Picture award, on Jan. 25 visitors to the Museum of Flight can get a behind-the-scenes look at the real story from someone... Continue Reading →

Udvarhazy

National Air and Space Museum offers rare, behind-the-scenes opportunity

Posted on January 15th, 2014 by

The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum will celebrate the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center’s 10th anniversary with an open house Saturday, Jan. 25. For one day only, the museum will give visitors a rare, behind-the-scenes look into spaces usually inaccessible... Continue Reading →

Three bands to rock Museum of Flight

Posted on January 7th, 2014 by

SEATTLE — The Museum of Flight Speed of Sound concert series continues Jan. 31 with a three-band lineup of Northwest artists — Mark Pickerel and His Praying Hands, Star Anna, and Day Laborers & Petty Intellectuals. Continue Reading →

Hollywood takes flight

Posted on January 4th, 2014 by

SEATTLE — Just in time for the 2014 Oscar nominations, on Jan. 11 aviation movie expert and author Mark Carlson will lead a presentation based upon his book, “Flying on Film: A Century of Aviation in the Movies, 1912-2012″ at... Continue Reading →

Museum presents ‘The Eighth Air Force’

Posted on January 2nd, 2014 by

The Aviation Museum of New Hampshire’s Second Saturday series will present “The Eighth Air Force…Start Engines…Plus 50 Years” Jan. 11. Continue Reading →