An air racing symposium will be held Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino, Calif. It will feature top winning race pilots, who will share some of the best air racing stories from the last five decades, museum officials promise.
The Aviation Museum of New Hamphire’s ongoing Second Saturday series will present Col. William Moran, commander of the New Hampshire Civil Air Patrol, who will present a report on the photo-mapping missions carried out in the wake of Super Storm Sandy, on Feb. 8.
DAYTON, Ohio – After a brief delay, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s fourth building is set to proceed.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center will hold it second annual Open House, Sunday, Feb. 9, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
SEATTLE — With the Tom Hanks movie, “Captain Phillips,” now a nominee for the Motion Picture Academy’s Best Picture award, on Jan. 25 visitors to the Museum of Flight can get a behind-the-scenes look at the real story from someone who participated in the Navy rescue operation of Capt. Phillips depicted in the film. Museum visitors can also see on exhibit the actual ScanEagle drone and Navy sniper bullets used in the rescue of Capt. Phillips.
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 to the public.
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.
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 the Museum of Flight.
The Aviation Museum of New Hampshire’s Second Saturday series will present “The Eighth Air Force…Start Engines…Plus 50 Years” Jan. 11.
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 [Read more…]