Museum to host antique auto show

Posted on May 9th, 2014 by

WINDSOR LOCKS, CONN., April 29, 2014, – The New England Air Museum will hold its annual Antique Auto Show on Sunday, June 1. Continue Reading →

Old Rhinebeck opening weekend features RC fly-in

Posted on May 8th, 2014 by

RHINEBECK, N.Y. — On Saturday, May 17, the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome will once again open its doors to the museum. This year opening weekend will be extra special with the addition of a scale, radio-control model airplane fly-in event that... Continue Reading →

Alaska Airlines gives $2.5 million to build Aerospace Education Center at museum

Posted on May 4th, 2014 by

SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines is making a $2.5 million gift to The Museum of Flight to create the Alaska Airlines Aerospace Education Center. Funds will be used to renovate existing facilities, support and sustain educational programs, increase staff, expand outreach... Continue Reading →

Pacific Aviation Museum to commemorate The Battle of Midway

Posted on May 1st, 2014 by

HONOLULU – Marking the 72nd anniversary of the turning point of World War II, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor will present a special program June 7 featuring Curator and Author Burl Burlingame and the museum’s Restoration Manager Jim Martinelli. Continue Reading →

Area 51 revealed in April 26 lectures at Museum of Flight

Posted on April 22nd, 2014 by

SEATTLE — The realities of the Area 51 secret Air Force flight facility at Groom Lake, Nev., will be discussed during a day of lectures and book signings at the Museum of Flight April 26. Continue Reading →

Spring break fun at New England Air Museum

Posted on March 25th, 2014 by

WINDSOR LOCKS, CONN. – The New England Air Museum will hold family fun activities April 14-18 for spring break. The museum’s Flight Sim Spot will be open each of these days between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. The Flight Sim... Continue Reading →

National Air and Space Museum Trophy Award winners named

Posted on March 22nd, 2014 by

The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Trophy for 2014 will be awarded in the Lifetime Achievement category to Norman R. Augustine, while the Current Achievement category to the Dawn Flight Team. They will be presented their awards March 26... Continue Reading →

Moon Rover debuts at Pacific Aviation Museum

Posted on March 21st, 2014 by

HONOLULU — A Moon Rover will make its public debut during Discover Your Future in Aviation at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor Saturday, March 29. A NASA Launch Entry Suit (LES) used on multiple space shuttle missions will also be on... Continue Reading →

Ohio budget includes funds for Wright brothers factory

Posted on March 19th, 2014 by

DAYTON, Ohio — Efforts to restore the historic Wright brothers’ airplane factory have taken a step forward with the inclusion of funding in Ohio’s capital budget bill. Continue Reading →

Soaring Expo at Museum of Flight

Posted on March 19th, 2014 by

SEATTLE — Soaring Expo, the Seattle Glider Council’s annual celebration of the world of silent flight, is at The Museum of Flight the weekend of March 22-23. Continue Reading →