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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 →

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 →