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First exhibits of Southeast Asia War Gallery renovation open at National Museum USAF

May 17, 2011 No Comments

DAYTON, Ohio ó As the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force opens the first exhibits of the on-going Southeast Asia War Gallery renovation, visitors have the opportunity to learn about some of the most well-known groups and individuals from that war. One of the great Air Force leaders who emerged during this war was [...]

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Fly-In Movie Weekend with “The Great Waldo Pepper”

May 17, 2011 No Comments

    Free Airport Camping for Fly-In Pilots   Film, food, fun and pilot seminars fill out a weekend of programming co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), the City of North Adams Airport Commission and Shamrock Aviation.   (North Adams, Massachusetts)In an unusual collaboration, MASS MoCA, the nation’s largest center for [...]

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The last of the glorious Few

Mar 29, 2011 No Comments

Aces in the pack: Flanked by Spitfires and Hurricanes at Duxford, 17 of the last remaining Battle of Britain pilots line up for the camera   They are the glorious Few, the airmen whose extraordinary bravery saved Britain from Nazi invasion. Seventy years on, the heroes who repelled Hitlerís Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain [...]

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Classic Fighters Airshow at Omaka Airfield, Blenheim, New Zealand

Mar 11, 2011 No Comments

At the outbreak of World War II, the forces of Nazi Germany enjoyed dramatic success due to the air supremecy quickly gained by the German Air Force, known in that country as the Luftwaffe. As the war raged on, the word Luftwaffe engendered fear in whole nations just as the machinery of that powerful air [...]

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Lone Star Flight Museum Welcomes its P-51 Mustang

Mar 11, 2011 No Comments

The Lone Star Flight Museumís newest aircraft arrived on Wednesday, March 9. The museumís North American P-51 Mustang has undergone restoration work over the last year and has emerged as Galveston Gal, a P-51 flown by Galveston native Capt Ray Lancaster. Museum officials will add the legendary fighter to its warbird flight experience program later [...]

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VIRTUAL TOUR WINS AIR FORCE AWARD, NOW FULLY VIEWABLE ONLINE

Mar 11, 2011 No Comments

DAYTON, Ohio ó The U.S. Air Force recently recognized the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Virtual Tour with its 2010 Best Innovative Program Award in Public Affairs. The award followed feedback and requests from online visitors which prompted staff to move forward with uploading panoramic photos of all galleries, making the museum fully [...]

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After the Hudson, Finding a Home at an Aviation Museum

Feb 15, 2011 No Comments

Photographs by Shawn A. Dorsch The Flight 1549 Airbus at its current home in a warehouse in Kearny, N.J.   By PATRICK MCGEEHAN US Airways Flight 1549 may make it to North Carolina after all. The plane, which splash-landed in the Hudson River two years ago next week, may soon be bound for the Carolinas [...]

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Fantasy of Flight Announces Third Annual Boy Scout Aviation Camporee on March 18-20, 2011

Feb 15, 2011 No Comments

Hundreds of Boy Scouts Will Gather at World’s Largest Private Collection of Aircraft to Share in Love of Aviation, Earn Merit Badges     POLK CITY, Fla. (Feb. 15, 2011) – Scouts of all ages will gather at Central Florida’s premier aviation attraction, Fantasy of Flight, for the attraction’s Third Annual Boy Scout Aviation Camporee, [...]

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