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Korean War-era veteran Bob Selden shares the history of the B-17 Flying Fortress with Jason Morris and his son, Brody, during the 2008 McGuire Air Expo May 31 at McGuire Air Force Base, N.J. Base officials hosted the air expo, which concluded Air Force Week in Philadelphia. Mr. Selden is a volunteer crew member of the "Memphis Belle." (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III) 12 WWII-era aircraft scheduled to take part in B-17F Memphis Belle™ exhibit opening events
The B-17 Movie Memphis Belle will join B-17G Yankee Lady and B-17G Aluminum Overcast, along with six P-51 Mustangs and three WWII-era trainer aircraft in the skies over the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on May 16 as part of the events surrounding the opening of the new Memphis Belle™ exhibit at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. The
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Capt. Robert Morgan (left) shaking hands with Gen Jacob Devers (right), commander of US forces in Europe, before the crew returned to the US. Learn more about the B-17F Memphis Belle™ during free presentations April 18-19 at National Museum USAF
With the opening of the new B-17F Memphis Belle™ exhibit just over a month away, visitors are invited to test their knowledge about the iconic aircraft by attending one of three free presentations titled “Memphis Belle - Dispelling the Myths,” on Wednesday, April 18 and Thursday, April 19 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.These programs
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DAYTON, Ohio -- Children and adults of all ages welcomed spring with kite stories, kite building, kite flying and other free hands-on educational opportunities during Family Day on April 19, 2014, at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (Courtesy photo) Celebrate Spring with kites during free Family Day at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
Welcome spring with kite stories, kite building and kite flying during Family Day on Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.Visitors can observe the incredible sport of indoor kite flying by watching members of local kite clubs fly their kites indoors with no wind! This activity takes place in the event
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More than 60 pieces of art created by local students from schools across the Miami Valley will be on display at the National Museum of the U.S Air Force during the 35th Annual Student Aviation Art Competition and Exhibition. The exhibit will be open from April 7-May 6, 2018. This artwork is from grades 7-9 category and is by M. Wellmeier of Mad River Middle School. (U.S. Air Force photo) Student artwork to be exhbited at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
More than 60 pieces of art created by local students from schools across the Miami Valley will be on display at the National Museum of the U.S Air Force during the 35th Annual Student Aviation Art Competition and Exhibition. The exhibit will be open from April 7-May 6, 2018. Student artists from both private and public schools in Clark, Greene,
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(03/14/2018) -- The B-17F Memphis Belle poses for photos before moving into the WWII Gallery at the National Museum of the United States Air Force on March 14, 2018. Plans call for the aircraft to be placed on permanent public display in the WWII Gallery here at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on May 17, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kevin Lush) B-17F Memphis Belle™ moves to WWII Gallery as exhibit opening nears
The B-17F Memphis Belle™ – the first U.S. Army Air Forces heavy bomber to return to the United States after completing 25 combat missions over occupied Europe – was recently moved from the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s Restoration Hangar to the museum’s World War II Gallery as work continues to progress on the new exhibit.Although the
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Satellite imagery of Hurricane Harvey in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Texas. Learn about meteorology during free event on March 17 at National Museum USAF
Learn about various aspects of weather through a number of free fun demonstrations and hands-on activities during Family Day from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on March 17 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.  Activities include the game “Are you smarter than a fourth grader, weather edition”; demos and other activities about air pressure, density,
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The B-17F Memphis Belle will be placed on permanent public display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air force on May 17 with celebratory events on May 17-19, 2018. Two B-17 aircraft and more than 130 reenactors scheduled to take part in B-17F MEMPHIS BELLE™ exhibit opening events
Two B-17G Flying Fortresses and more than 130 reenactors are scheduled to take part in the opening events for the B-17F Memphis Belle™ exhibit at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, May 17-19, 2018. The B-17F Memphis Belle – the first U.S. Army Air Forces heavy bomber to return to the United States after completing 25 combat missions over
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The B-17 "Memphis Belle"™ and crew. (U.S. Air Force photo) B-17F Memphis Belle™ crew overcame long odds to complete 25 missions
Since the Air Force was created more than 70 years ago, there have been many shining examples of Airmen who have exemplified the core value of “service before self,” but few flight crews have faced the odds that were presented to the heavy bomber crewman of World War II.During the war more than 25,000 U.S. heavy bomber crewman were killed in combat
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Learn about satellites during Family Day from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Feb. 16, 2013, at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Free ‘Globe Trotting’ event on Feb. 17 at National Museum USAF
Learn about the fascinating world of satellites – both natural and man-made – as we take a close look at how GPS works through fun demos and hands-on activities on Feb. 17 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Visitors can learn why satellites spin, how a GPS unit works, how an object orbits the planet, and play a version
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DAYTON, Ohio (05/2016) -- An overhead view of the Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 (Air Force One) at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock)  Celebrate Presidents Day by climbing aboard Air Force One
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force visitors will have the unique opportunity of observing Presidents Day by viewing presidential aircraft and interacting with various Air Force One subject-matter experts on Monday, Feb. 19. Located in the museum’s fourth building, the Presidential Gallery features 10 historical aircraft representing more than 70
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