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DAYTON, Ohio -- Children and adults of all ages had "Spooktacular Aerospace Fun" during Family Day on Oct. 27, 2012. (U.S. Air Force photo) Have 'Spooktacular Aerospace Fun' on Oct. 28 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
Learn fun aerospace principles through FREE Halloween-themed activities during Family Day on Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Visitors are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes, and those who participate in activities will receive goody bags (while supplies last).Designed for children and adults of all
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DAYTON, Ohio -- Students participate in aerospace demonstration stations during Home School Day on April 20, 2015, at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo) Free activities for Home School STEM Day set for Oct. 2 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
Home school students can explore the world’s largest aviation museum and learn about aviation history and STEM topics during Home School STEM Day on Oct. 2 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. During this event, home school children, ages 5-18, can participate in a number of free educational activities, many focusing on science,
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Researchers gathered data for their foam experiment during
a parabolic flight in 2015. Join Chief Nursing Officer from The Center for Aerospace Nursing Excellence, Scott Rhoades, on Sept. 24 as he makes two special presentations describing his experience with freefall aboard a parabolic flight, such as those used to train astronauts. The first presentation will begin at 11 a.m. and will repeat at 1:30 p.m. Credit: NASA Photo by James Blair
Celebrate the beginning of fall by learning about gravity
Celebrate the beginning of the fall season while learning about the force that causes falling - gravity, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 23 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.STEM-related activities and demonstrations will take place in the second and fourth buildings and will allow those of all ages to experience the concept of gravity in
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U.S. Air Force National Museum of the U.S. Air Force recognizes POW/MIA Day and Air Force 70th Birthday with "Plane Talks" in September
The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will honor POW/MIA Day and the 70th Birthday of the U.S. Air Force in September by offering visitors two special opportunities to interact with Air Force veterans as part of its “Plane Talks” program. On Friday, Sept. 15, Col. (Ret) James Blackman will be available to talk to visitors in the museum’s Global
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U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock Air Force 70th Birthday Art Exhibit Opens Sept. 9 at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
A special exhibit highlighting the 70th Birthday of the U.S. Air Force will open on Sept. 9 at the Air Force’s national museum. Seventy pieces of art, one representing a significant event for each year in Air Force history, will be displayed in the museum’s art gallery.The exhibit titled, “American Airmen: Breaking Barriers Since 1947 -
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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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