free course

Picture of boys at computer flight simulators
Now accepting registration from students
ages 14-18 who are interested in taking an introductory course to becoming a pilot. 

This free two-week course consists of Ground School and training at a flight simulator. Students must be able to attend all 6 classes over the two-week period. Registration is required.
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Contact Us

For more information about educational programs, please email the Education Division.

Important Announcement

We are not offering special programming or tours for school or youth groups at this time. We will re-evaluate the ability to provide these programs as conditions change. Please check our website for updates.

Activities During Your Visit

Download these Scavenger Hunts prior to your visit to add to your experience!


Download this Scavenger Hunt to follow along with the Virtual Tour of the Cold War Gallery.

  • Visitor Photography Notice

    Notice: Visitors may be filmed, photographed or recorded by the U.S. Air Force for educational and promotional uses, including for posting on public websites and social media.  

  • Upcoming Events

    Museum events range from flying events and Air Force Band of Flight concerts to ceremonies and family events. Use the drop-down menus below to see details about upcoming events.

  • September 2020

    Friday, Sept. 18

    Plane Talks – 73rd Anniversary of the Air Force
    and National POW/MIA Recognition Day, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    Plane Talks will occur a few times a year and allow visitors the opportunity to interact with various subject matter experts.  The experts at these talks may include veterans, active duty, former pilots, crew members, engineers, navigators, and more. These experts will be stationed in the galleries near the aircraft or exhibit that relates to their expertise. These Plane Talks programs often occur on the anniversary of a significant Air Force or military event. Click here for more information. 


     

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