On Wednesday, February 9, the Historic Flight Foundation’s MiG-29UB completed its 5-hour flight test program and is now certified for normal flight operations. The FAA-mandated Phase 1 flight testing required 5 hours of flight time during which the aircraft demonstrated every capability it will need during normal flight operations. Rolls, loops, dives and [...]
Imperial War Museum Duxford is pleased to announce that tickets for the 2011 IWM Duxford air shows are now on sale. Following exceptionally successful air shows in 2010, which created some truly unforgettable aerial spectacles, the museum now prepares for the 2011 season, presenting a range of inspiring themes that will whet [...]
Two wooden photograph cases made from one of the main spars of Baron Manfred Von Reichthofenís tri-plane after it was brought down in 1918 will be sold in the Antique Arms and Militaria at Bonhams Oxford on 7th December. The cases are estimate to sell for £400-600. Baron Von Reichthofen, widely [...]
A painting of the ME846 crew by aviation artist Timothy OíBrien GAvA.
San Diego, CA – December 7, 2010 – The San Diego Air & Space Museum (SDASM) has been awarded accreditation from the American Association of Museums (AAM), their highest national recognition. Accreditation signifies excellence within the museum community, to the general public, government agencies, educators, funders, and donors. AAM Accreditation is the museum profession’s primary [...]
Women in Aviation will be honored by the First Flight Society by dedicating one of the pillars in the Century of Flight Monument to Women in Aviation. This dedication will take place during the activities surrounding the week of December 17, 2011. ìThis is an incredible honor for women pioneers throughout aviation history.î said WAI [...]
The Spirit of St. Louis Featured in nightFlight Event
The Museum of Flight will move three iconic airplanes in its collection from their longtime restoration home at Boeing’s Plant 2. The planes include the Lockheed Constellation Super G, the Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress, and the Boeing B-29 Superfortress. All of the planes have been undergoing restoration at Plant 2, but are being relocated as [...]