Despite attempts at mediation, the Pearson Air Museum near Portland, Ore., will remain under the control of the National Park Service.
HONOLULU, Hawaii — Sixth through eighth grade students have an opportunity this summer to soar at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor’s new “Aviation Adventure” and returning “Fight School” program.
The Aviation Adventure immerses teens in the rich history of Ford Island and Pearl Harbor, as well as science, technology, engineering and math concepts of aviation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Air and Space Museum’s summer concert series returns to the museum in Washington, D.C., and its Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., this summer. Visitors can bring a picnic and enjoy the warm weather at the outdoor performances at the Udvar-Hazy Center or catch a military band performance at the National Mall building every Friday.
The summer concert series at the Udvar-Hazy center will take place on select Sundays, June 8 through Aug. 31, from 6 to 7 p.m. and will feature U.S. Military bands and local ensembles.
Udvar-Hazy Center Summer Concert Series Schedule
Sunday, June 8: The U.S. Air Force Airmen of Note and Air Force Strings
Sunday, June 29: U.S. Navy Band, The Commodores
Sunday, July 6: U.S. Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants
Sunday, July 27: Loudoun County Jazz Ensemble
Sunday, Aug 3: U.S. Air Force Band, Max Impact
Sunday, Aug. 31: Quantico Marine Corps Rock Band
Tickets are not required, and parking is free after 4 p.m. Audience members will be invited to bring picnic snacks and blankets or lawn chairs but may not be permitted to bring them inside the museum. Pets are prohibited. Concerts will be held inside the museum if it rains.
The National Air and Space Museum in Washington will also offer a series of free summer concerts every Friday from May 23 to Aug. 29. Each Friday will consist of four concerts at 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. and will last 20 minutes each. Presented by various ensembles from the renowned U.S. Air Force Band and the U.S. Navy Band, the concerts will feature vocal and instrumental selections from a variety of musical genres, including big band, jazz, popular, patriotic and classical.
The National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center is located in Chantilly, Va., near Washington Dulles International Airport. The museum building on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., is located at Sixth Street and Independence Avenue S.W. Both facilities are open daily from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. (closed Dec. 25). Admission is free, but there is a $15 fee for parking before 4 p.m. at the Udvar-Hazy Center.
Note: Summer hours for both buildings are in effect from May 23 to Sept. 1, unless otherwise noted: The Udvar-Hazy Center’s summer hours are 10 a.m. until 6:30 p.m., and the National Mall building’s hours are 10 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.
WINDSOR LOCKS, CONN., April 29, 2014, – The New England Air Museum will hold its annual Antique Auto Show on Sunday, June 1.
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 will feature giant-scale models of vintage aircraft.
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 to underrepresented communities, and enhance financial assistance.
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.
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.
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 Spot allows visitors to use state-of-the-art simulators with real cockpit controls.
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 at a black-tie dinner in Washington, D.C.