DAYTON, Ohio — The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will temporarily close Air Force One (SAM 26000) from Jan. 23-Feb. 3, 2017, to complete a lighting upgrade with new LED lights and other conservation work. [Read more…]
A Bridgewater, Virginia, company is exploring the possibility of returning President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s “Columbine II” to the air. The 1948 USAF Lockheed C-121A Constellation — the first presidential aircraft to be called “Air Force One” — is presently languishing in the Arizona desert. [Read more…]
DAYTON, Ohio — On Nov. 22, the world will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. One of the most historic artifacts associated with that fateful day is on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.