CLEVELAND, Ohio — The International Women’s Air & Space Museum (IWASM) is working to create a deck of playing cards that will feature 56 photos and educational facts about women in aerospace fields on the face of each card. [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…]
SANTA MONICA, Calif. — The Class of 2016 to be inducted into the California Aviation Hall of Fame include Major James L. “Jim” Brooks, Steve Hinton, Lt. Col. Skip Holm, and Seymour “Si” Robin. [Read more…]
DAYTON, Ohio — Imagine yourself in the cockpit of an aircraft that flew to the edge of space or at the controls of a plane that demonstrated new ideas in stealth technology. Now, with a little help from technology, you can explore inside aircraft at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.
Among the most recent additions to the free ACI Cockpit360º app, available from the museum and AeroCapture Images, are the North American X-15A-2, one of only two left in the world, and the Northrop Tacit Blue, which tested advanced radar sensors and new ideas in stealth technology in the 1980s. [Read more…]
The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum will hold an open house at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Saturday, Jan. 30, in Chantilly, Va.
For one day only, visitors can tour areas usually off-limits to the public, including the Mary Baker Engen Restoration Hangar and the Emil Buehler Conservation Laboratory. [Read more…]