Flashlight Night set at Oakland Aviation Museum

Posted on October 21st, 2013 by

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland Aviation Museum’s popular Flashlight Night returns for the Halloween Night Flashlight tour Oct. 31. Continue Reading →

Raisbeck Aviation High School celebrates grand opening

Posted on October 17th, 2013 by

SEATTLE, Wash. – The Raisbeck Aviation High School (RAHS) celebrated its grand opening at Boeing Field on Thursday, Oct. 17. The school, part of the Highline Public Schools, is located on the Museum of Flight campus. The day started with... Continue Reading →

National Museum of the Air Force reopens

Posted on October 17th, 2013 by

DAYTON, Ohio — The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force reopened at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17. Continue Reading →

Museum of Flight Library Book Sale Saturday

Posted on October 17th, 2013 by

SEATTLE — The annual Museum of Flight Library book sale will be on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Museum’s library is the largest of its kind in the western United States, so its inventory of... Continue Reading →

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Jewelry made from B-17 featured in EAA gift catalog

Posted on October 15th, 2013 by

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — Aviation fans may dream of flying the legendary B-17 “Flying Fortress” bomber from World War II, but even if that isn’t yet possible, you can give a piece of the legend this holiday season,... Continue Reading →

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Amelia Earhart Exhibit opens Oct. 12

Posted on October 8th, 2013 by

SEATTLE — “In Search of Amelia Earhart,” a temporary exhibit honoring the life of the famous pilot, opens Oct. 12 at the Museum of Flight with the installation of a 1935 Lockheed Electra airliner, the same type as Amelia Earhart’s... Continue Reading →

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Red Tail pilots to be honored with monument at Orlando Science Center

Posted on October 7th, 2013 by

ORLANDO, Fla. — On Monday, Nov. 11, Mike McKenzie, founder of Vision of Flight, hopes to give some long overdue recognition to a group of African-American World War II  pilots. Known as the Red Tail Pilots, these Tuskegee Airmen played... Continue Reading →

Air Force museum closed due to shutdown

Posted on October 1st, 2013 by

DAYTON, Ohio — The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is temporarily closed due to the federal government shutdown. All museum events and activities have been suspended until an appropriation bill or continuing resolution is enacted. Continue Reading →

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Quilt challenge to benefit Curtiss museum

Posted on September 23rd, 2013 by

HAMMONDSPORT, N.Y. — Local quilters will create finished quilts in just six hours at the Iron Quilter Challenge at the Glenn Curtiss Museum on Saturday, Oct. 5. The finished works of art will be sold through a silent auction on Sunday,... Continue Reading →

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Museum slates Open Cockpit Day with Great New England RC Swap Meet

Posted on September 13th, 2013 by

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. – The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Conn. will hold two events on Sunday, Oct. 13. Continue Reading →