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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 →

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Wright B Flyer Inc. wins two awards

Posted on September 9th, 2013 by

Wright “B” Flyer Inc., the organization that flies the well-known Wright “B” Flyer lookalike and operates a free aviation museum, is the recipient of two prestigious community awards this year. Continue Reading →

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Doolittle Raiders’ final toast ceremony to take place at Air Force museum

Posted on September 5th, 2013 by

DAYTON, Ohio — The U.S. Air Force will host the famed Doolittle Tokyo Raiders’ final toast to their fallen comrades during an invitation-only ceremony on Nov. 9 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Continue Reading →

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Lockheed Electra to fly to Museum of Flight Sept. 21

Posted on September 2nd, 2013 by

SEATTLE — The fly-in arrival of the Museum of Flight’s 1935 Lockheed Electra, one of only two in the world, is scheduled to arrive Sept. 21 at 1:45 p.m. The rare airliner is the same type as Amelia Earhart’s famous... Continue Reading →

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Learjet C-21A arrives at Air Force museum

Posted on August 28th, 2013 by

DAYTON, Ohio — One of the U.S. Air Force’s first C-21A aircraft landed at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on Wednesday, Aug. 28. The Learjet C-21A twin turbofan-engine aircraft was the military version of the Learjet 35A... Continue Reading →

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Middle East security expert to headline Curtiss Fall Flying Festival dinner

Posted on August 28th, 2013 by

HAMMONDSPORT, N.Y. — Middle East security expert Christopher Harmer will be the keynote speaker at the Curtiss Fall Flying Festival Dinner on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Glenn Curtiss Museum. Continue Reading →