Author to speak at museum’s Open Cockpit Day

Posted on August 15th, 2013 by

OAKLAND, California —  Bobbie Phelps Wolverton, author of “Behind The Smile” will speak at the Oakland Aviation Museum’s next Open Cockpit Day Sept. 15. Continue Reading →

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Win a chance to fly a DC-3

Posted on August 13th, 2013 by

The Historic Flight Foundation will make 12 people “Pilots for a Day,” giving them a chance to fly a restored 1930s-era DC-3 on Tuesday, Aug. 27. To get a chance to fly the DC-3 and get a behind-the-scenes look at the... Continue Reading →

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747 prototype open for tours at Museum of Flight

Posted on August 13th, 2013 by

SEATTLE — Visitors to The Museum of Flight during August weekends will be able to board one of the most influential aircraft in the history of commercial aviation — the Boeing 747 prototype. Continue Reading →

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Museum secures funding for Lockheed Electra

Posted on August 10th, 2013 by

SEATTLE — A 1935 vintage Lockheed Model 10-E Electra transport aircraft identical to the one used by Amelia Earhart on her ill-fated trip around the world in 1937 will be the centerpiece of a permanent Earhart exhibit opening at the... Continue Reading →

Rare Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece at National Air and Space Museum

Posted on August 9th, 2013 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Leonardo da Vinci’s “Codex on the Flight of Birds” will be exhibited at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum for 40 days this fall, from Sept. 13 until Oct. 22. Continue Reading →

Four to enter National Aviation Hall of Fame

Posted on August 8th, 2013 by

DAYTON, Ohio —  The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) will soon add four more names to its roster of 215 air and space pioneers previously honored by the Congressionally chartered organization. Continue Reading →

Fly-Around Dine-Around Fundraiser features Apollo astronauts

Posted on August 7th, 2013 by

HUTCHINSON, Kansas — The Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center’s annual end-of-summer fundraising event is celebrating its second year on Aug. 24. Continue Reading →

Golf tournament to benefit Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

Posted on August 6th, 2013 by

HAMMONDSPORT, NY — The Curtiss Museum Golf Classic will be held Monday, Aug. 19 at the Bath Country Club, 330 May Street in Bath. All golfers are invited to participate in this 18-hole scramble-format tournament to benefit the Glenn H.... Continue Reading →

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Air Zoo to restore historic World War II fighter

Posted on August 5th, 2013 by

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The Air Zoo has been selected by the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation to oversee restoration of a historic World War II era “Wildcat” fighter recovered from the bottom of Lake Michigan after 68 years. Continue Reading →


Oakland museum to host first-ever flashlight tour

Posted on July 26th, 2013 by

Oakland, California -  Ever wonder what it’s like to walk the hallways of a museum at night? You can find out starting this Friday at the Oakland Aviation Museum. Continue Reading →