An indoor Civil War Encampment at the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum on Saturday, March 3, will bring history to life for visitors. Civil War re-enactors from the 140th New York Volunteer Infantry and the 21st Georgia Volunteer Infantry will set up camp at the museum, where visitors can talk with them, ask questions about the life of the soldiers and Civil War history, and watch the troops practice drills and fire their muskets.
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor has announced its “Kids Free for Summer” promotion. With every paid adult admission, one child ages 4 through 12 gets free admission to the museum June through August. Children under 4 are always free.
KALAMAZOO, Mich.—In honor of Black History Month, the Air Zoo is holding a special presentation about the Tuskegee Airmen on Feb. 19 at 2 p.m.
A new exhibit, “How Things Fly… Experience the Adventure,” opened Feb. 4 at the San Diego Air & Space Museum.
Several major events are planned at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in 2012, including the 70th reunion of the Doolittle Raiders.
The Planes of Fame Air Museum’s Living History Flying Day Event, Saturday, Jan. 7, will feature “pre-war” fighters, with the only airworthy Boeing P-26A “Peashooter” fighter in the world taking flight.
Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio has made a $75,000 donation to the Air Force Museum Foundation to help expand the campus of the National Museum of the United States Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.
The public will have an opportunity to celebrate the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders as the World War II aviation heroes commemorate the 70th anniversary of the raid on Japan during their reunion, April 17-20, at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton, Ohio.