National Museum of the USAF   Right Corner Banner
Join the Air Force

Questions > FAQ Topic

Can modelers take detailed photos of aircraft at the museum?

Because of the large number of requests we receive from modelers, museum staff cannot support requests for special access. Modelers, as well as other visitors, are welcome to take photographs from outside the railings in the museum galleries.

Can scale modelers get three-view drawings, detailed photographs, paint schemes, etc. from the museum?

Because of the overwhelming demand for this type of information, museum staff cannot support modelers' requests. The growing number of commercial publications containing this information is now filling the needs of most modelers. Detailed construction drawings and technical information is made available by the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum.

Does the museum ever host model airplane events?

Every other year over Labor Day weekend, the museum hosts the Giant Scale Radio-Controlled Model Aircraft Air Show. The show is sponsored by the Dayton Ohio Giant Scalers and features radio-controlled model aircraft from all eras.

tab Topics 
50th Anniversary of JFK's Assassination
Air Force Museum Foundation
Aircraft Interiors
Aviation Museums
Child Visitors
Dayton Aviation Sites
Digital 3D Theatre
Donate an Item
Driving Directions
Educational Programs
Employment Opportunities
Flying to the Museum
Food and Drink
Foreign Visitors
Hours and Admission
Memphis Belle®
Military Reunions
Modelers and Model Airplanes
Museum Expansion
Museum Store
Museum Tours
Pet Facilities
Photography, Filming and Lighting
Presidential and R&D Galleries
Public Transportation
Research Resources
Restoration Projects
Scout Groups
Smoking Policy
USAF Recruiting
Visitors with Disabilities

 Inside the Museum

ima cornerSearch

tabRelated Links

Museum Virtual TourMuseum Facebook PageMuseum Twitter PageMuseum Instagram
Museum Google Plus PageMuseum Pinterest PageMuseum YouTube ChannelMuseum Flickr Page
Museum PodcastsMuseum E-newsletter Sign-upMuseum RSS Feeds

Site Map      Contact Us     Questions     Security and Privacy notice     E-publishing  
Suicide Prevention    SAPR   IG   EEO   Accessibility/Section 508   No FEAR Act