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 vintage aircraft, a full-motion flight simulator and two static flight simulators. Aircraft include the P-47 Thunderbolt, the North American F-100 Super Sabre, a DC-3 airliner, several helicopters and more.
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.
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 Construction Co. of Washington, D.C.
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 discussion. In time for this year’s anniversary, the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum is focusing a spotlight on its updated exhibition, “The Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age.”
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. Flight Sim Spot allows visitors to use state-of-the-art simulators to virtually fly any aircraft using real cockpit controls.
SEATTLE — “Santa’s Landing Party” at The Museum of Flight begins Saturday morning, Dec. 14, with a children’s concert and the fly-in arrival of Santa Claus.
DALLAS – The PPG Industries Foundation has made a $5,000 donation to the Frontiers of Flight Museum to support aviation and space-flight education programs for Pre-K through 10th-grade students.
Lee Lauderback of Stallion 51 at Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM) in Florida, was recently inducted into the EAA Warbird Hall of Fame earlier this month.
SEATTLE — The Museum of Flight will honor the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7.