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DAYTON, Ohio -- The fourth building grand opening ceremony for the new 224,000 square foot building was held on June 7, 2016 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Director of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Lt. Gen.(Ret.) Jack Hudson gave his comments about the museum's expansion. (U.S Air Force photo by Ken LaRock) National Museum of the U.S. Air Force fourth building now open
Visitors from around the world can once again walk in the footsteps of presidents, astronauts, test pilots and those brought out of captivity as the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force opens its fourth building on June 8. The new $40.8 million, 224,000 square foot fourth building, which was privately financed by the Air Force Museum Foundation,
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DAYTON, Ohio - Titan IVB stage two, and the payload fairing were both raised into their final position from 12-13 May, 2016. Maxim Crane Works and museum restoration crews worked together using two lifts to place the final
sections onto the stand. The impressive Titan IVB, with roots going back to the early days of U.S. Air Force and civil space launch, is significant as the museum looks to share the story of USAF and USAF-enabled space operations in its Space Gallery. The Titan IVB will be on display in the new fourth building at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force which opens to the public on June 8. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock)
Museum restoration staff teams with AFRL engineers to display Titan IVB in new building
When the new fourth building of the National Museum of the United States Air Force opens to the public June 8, visitors will be able to view an important part of Air Force history and America’s space program.Thanks to a joint team effort between NMUSAF restoration specialists and technicians from the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Aerospace
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Note: The Blue Angels have cancelled their appearance at the 2016 Vectren Dayton Air Show and will not have an autograph session at the museum.If you’re attending the Vectren Dayton Air Show, make sure the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is part of your plans.[CANCELLED] On Friday, June 17, museum visitors will have a chance to meet two
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The Air Force Museum Foundation will open a new suite of simulator rides, including the Pulseworks Virtual Reality (VR) Transporter, the first of its kind in North America, on June 8 in conjunction with the grand opening of the new fourth building at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (Artist's rendering provided) Air Force Museum Foundation to offer new simulator rides, movies this summer
The Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc. is proud to announce its expansion of new attraction offerings through a partnership with Pulseworks, LLC, a world-class simulation and immersive entertainment provider. A new suite of simulator rides including the Pulseworks Virtual Reality (VR) Transporter, the first of its kind in North America, will open to
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DAYTON, Ohio (05/2015) -- Special roaming characters including R2-D2 participated in Space Fest on May 15-16 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo) Family-friendly activities featured during fourth building grand opening celebration on June 11-12
Make the most of summer vacation by planning a trip to see the newest building at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force! Children and adults of all ages will enjoy the wide variety of free activities planned for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on June 11-12 to celebrate the grand opening of the museum’s new fourth building. As visitors make their way through the
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The fourth building will open to the public with a ceremonial ribbon cutting on June 8, 2016, with a grand opening celebration scheduled for June 11-12. National Museum of the U.S. Air Force's fourth building to open with public ribbon cutting on June 8
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force visitors are invited to be a part of history during a ceremonial ribbon cutting event that will officially open the museum’s fourth building to the public on June 8 at 9:15 a.m.   The new $40.8 million, 224,000 square foot fourth building, which was privately financed by the Air Force Museum Foundation, will
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The Air Force Museum Theatre's 2016 Hollywood Film Series will feature Hollywood blockbusters and classic favorites on the largest screen in Southwest Ohio. Tickets are only $5 a person for each film, and all films will start at 4 p.m. on the fourth Sunday of each month (December movie is Dec. 11). (AFMF graphic - updated February 2016) 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' screening to be held at Air Force Museum Theatre
 There will be a special Air Force Museum Theatre screening of the classic adventure film Raiders of the Lost Ark, starring Harrison Ford and directed by Steven Spielberg, on May 22 at 4 p.m., on the grounds of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Released in the summer of 1981, Raiders of the Lost Ark was the first film to feature the iconic
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DAYTON, Ohio -- The Tuskegee Airmen diorama depicting a cadet and instructor on display in the WWII Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Museum's Tuskegee Airmen exhibit selected for Air Force Heritage Award
The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force was recently selected by the U.S. Air Force History and Museums Program as the recipient of the 2016 Air Force Heritage Award for “The Tuskegee Airmen” exhibit. The award recognizes outstanding achievements by Air Force History and Museums personnel that foster a better understanding and appreciation of the
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Visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on June 11-12, 2016, can learn about a variety of topics with free special activities celebrating the opening of the museum’s new fourth building. A display near the C-130E in the new Global Reach Gallery will feature an Aeromedical Evacuation crew and a Critical Care Air Transport Team (CCATT) simulating how they use operational inflight kits, supplies and emergency equipment to provide combat casualty care on a global scale. (U.S. Air Force photo by Derek Kaufman) U.S. Air Force groups to participate in museum's fourth building grand opening celebration on June 11-12
How does the U.S. Air Force care for patients in the back of a cargo airplane? Can the technology used in video games help the military develop new ideas? What does a “supercar” have to do with the Air Force?From 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on June 11-12, visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force can learn about these topics with free special
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The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force holds an annual Air Force Heritage and History Writing Competition, providing students the opportunity to develop positive academic and character qualities and to showcase their writing talents while vying for scholarship funds. Winners announced for museum's national writing competition award
Austin Doub, Morgan Karr and Faith Murrell were announced as the first, second and third place winners, respectively, of the Air Force Heritage and History Writing Competition, sponsored by the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton, Ohio.This was the sixth year for the competition, which was open to public, private school or homeschool
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