If you’ve ever wanted to look inside a World War II-era bomber or catch a glimpse of the controls of the famed SR-71 Blackbird, make plans to attend Night at the Air Force Museum from 6-10 p.m. on May 15 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, Ohio.
The B-24D Liberator and SR-71A Blackbird are just two of the aircraft that will be open to the public for cockpit look-ins. Other look-ins include the P-61C, RF-86F, UH-19B, F-22A and AC-130A.
Free IMAX films and Morphis MovieRides will be offered during the event. During the film “Flyers,: showing at 7 p.m., a World War II fighter pilot teaches his young protégé the true meaning of flight. At 8:30 p.m., “Destiny in Space” will give the audience an inspiring look at the challenges future generations will face in exploring the universe.
The event coincides with the release of the “Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian” movie.
For more information: NationalMuseum.af.mil/night.asp.