America’s first airplane factory reappears

Posted on December 29th, 2013 by

After nearly a century in obscurity, America’s first airplane factory began to reappear in 2013 as demolition crews peeled away surrounding buildings in Dayton, Ohio. The original Wright Company factory began to emerge Continue Reading →

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Museum slates Open Cockpit Day

Posted on December 26th, 2013 by

WINDSOR LOCKS, CONN. – The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Conn. will hold its next Open Cockpit Day on Sunday, Jan. 19. On that day, visitors will be permitted to climb into the cockpits of up to 12... Continue Reading →

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Living History Day slated at Pacific Aviation Museum

Posted on December 25th, 2013 by

HONOLULU — History comes alive at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, when visitors can experience the people, the aircraft, and the stories of Pacific aviation “stars”— from the early years of flight to today’s space age. Continue Reading →

Air Force museum poised to grow

Posted on December 17th, 2013 by

DAYTON, Ohio – The world’s largest military aviation museum is about to get bigger. The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is set to expand its legacy with a new 224,000 square foot building to be constructed by Turner... Continue Reading →

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National Air and Space Museum marks anniversary of first flight

Posted on December 17th, 2013 by

On Dec. 17, 2003, America looked back a century to celebrate the first successful flight of a powered airplane. Ten years after the Centennial of Flight, Orville and Wilbur Wright’s achievement at Kitty Hawk is still inspiring creativity and provoking... Continue Reading →

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New England museum slates holiday fun

Posted on December 17th, 2013 by

WINDSOR LOCKS, CONN. – The New England Air Museum will hold family fun activities Dec. 26-31. Daily activities include demonstrations about the science of flight, and the museum’s Flight Sim Spot will be open between 12 pm and 4 pm.... Continue Reading →

Udvar-Hazy Center celebrates 10 years

Posted on December 16th, 2013 by

The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, the only Smithsonian facility to have been built with private funds, marked 10 years of operation Dec. 15. An Open House will be held next month to commemorate the anniversary. Continue Reading →

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Santa to visit Museum of Flight

Posted on December 11th, 2013 by

SEATTLE — “Santa’s Landing Party” at The Museum of Flight begins Saturday morning, Dec. 14, with a children’s concert and the fly-in arrival of Santa Claus. Continue Reading →

PPG donates $5,000 to Frontiers of Flight Museum

Posted on December 10th, 2013 by

DALLAS – The PPG Industries Foundation has made a $5,000 donation to the Frontiers of Flight Museum to support aviation and space-flight education programs for Pre-K through 10th-grade students. Continue Reading →

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Stallion 51′s Lee Lauderback inducted into EAA Warbird Hall of Fame

Posted on December 7th, 2013 by

Lee Lauderback of Stallion 51 at Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM) in Florida, was recently inducted into the EAA Warbird Hall of Fame earlier this month. Continue Reading →