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DAYTON, Ohio -- RC planes lined up along the flight line at the Giant Scale Radio-Controlled (RC) Model Aircraft Air Show at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo) See Giant Scale Model Aircraft take to the skies over Labor Day weekend at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
Visitors will see some of history’s well-known airframes at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force over Labor Day weekend, but they won’t just be the ones inside the galleries. Scale versions of those aircraft will fly over the museum, regaling spectators with daring aerobatics. The Giant Scale Radio-Controlled (RC) Model Aircraft Air Show is
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USAF Photo Celebrate National Aviation Day during free event at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
Celebrate National Aviation Day with free educational activities at Family Day from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. What is National Aviation Day?  It is a celebration of all things related to aviation and is held on the anniversary of Orville Wright's birthday (146 years ago on Aug. 19 in Dayton,
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(U.S. Air Force photo) National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s fourth building earns top rating for energy and environmental design
In a ceremony today, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force announced its fourth building has achieved the rare distinction of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification as determined by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).The $40.8 million, 224,000 square foot fourth building, which was privately financed by the
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DAYTON, Ohio (06/2017) -- (From left to right) Restoration Specialists Brian Lindamood and Casey Simmons work on the fuselage of the B-17F "Memphis Belle"™ in the restoration hangar at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. The exhibit opening for this aircraft is planned for May 17, 2018.(U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock) Fall Behind the Scenes Tour registration now open
Get a first-hand look at the aircraft restoration process during the Behind the Scenes Tours at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Registration for tours through December 8, 2017, is now open. These free tours take place every Friday (some exceptions) from 12:15-3 p.m. Space is limited, so advance registration is required. During the tours,
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Francis Gary Powers, Jr., son of former U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers, Sr., will present a lecture titled “The U-2 Incident: A Son's Search for the Truth,” on July 21 at 3 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Francis Gary Powers, Jr. to speak about U-2 on July 21 at National Museum USAF
Francis Gary Powers, Jr., son of former U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers, Sr., will present a lecture titled “The U-2 Incident: A Son's Search for the Truth,” on July 21 at 3 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.On May 1, 1960, his father, Francis Gary Powers, Sr., was shot down by a surface-to-air (SAM) missile while flying over the
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DAYTON, Ohio (05/2015) -- Participants enjoyed a number of hands-on activities during Space Fest on May 15-16 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock) Learn about Newton in Space during Family Day at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
Explore space with us this month as we commemorate the anniversaries of two special moon missions during Family Day on July 15 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.July 20th will mark the 48th anniversary of Apollo 11 - the first time humans set foot on the moon, and July 30th is the 46th anniversary of the Apollo 15
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BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. -- The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform at the 2003 "Defenders of Liberty" air show held here May 10-11.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Denise A. Rayder) U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds to sign autographs at museum
Visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force can meet members of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Air Demonstration Squadron as they sign autographs from 9-10 a.m. on June 23.Participants will include a pilot, crew chief and other members of the team. Museum doors will open to the public at 8:30 a.m.The Thunderbirds perform a mix of
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Celebrate baseball season by learning the science behind a curve ball during Family Day at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (Courtesy photo) 'Play ball!' during free Family Day at museum
“Play ball!” is a phrase most often heard on a baseball field. But from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will have the chance to learn about the science behind baseball and other sports with free interactive programs during Family Day. Designed for children and adults of all ages, Family Day
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DAYTON, Ohio (05/2016) -- An overhead gallery view of the fourth building aircraft at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. The fourth building includes more than 70 aircraft in four new galleries -- Presidential, Research & Development, Space and Global Reach. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock)   Museum's fourth building 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 2017 Air Force Heritage Award for the “Fourth Building Gallery Project.” The award recognizes outstanding achievements by Air Force History and Museums personnel that foster a better understanding and
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DAYTON, Ohio -- David Stemen (red jacket) received the 2016 Director’s Award for Volunteer of the Year for his dedication and excellence in serving the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (from left to right) Air Force Materiel Command Executive Director Patricia M. Young, Volunteer David Stemen, Air Force Museum Foundation Executive Director Michael P. Imhoff and Museum Director Lt. Gen.(Ret.) Jack Hudson. (U.S. Air Force photo) Volunteers honored for service at National Museum USAF
The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Volunteer Program celebrated its 35th anniversary by honoring more than 540 volunteers during a Volunteer Appreciation Banquet on May 5.   David Stemen of Beavercreek, Ohio, received the 2016 Director’s Award for Volunteer of the Year for his dedication and excellence in serving the museum and the U.S. Air
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