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  • World War I drama coming to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I as one of the nation's premier historical aviation events brings the excitement and adrenaline of early air power to Ohio, Sept. 22-23 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.The World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous will feature vintage reproduction full-scale and 7/8-scale aircraft,
  • 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. 18 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 (147 years ago on Aug. 19 in Dayton,
  • Learn About Newton in Space During Family Day at 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 Saturday, July 21 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.July 20th will mark the 49th anniversary of Apollo 11 - the first time humans set foot on the moon, and July 30th is the 47th anniversary of the
  • Dayton Air Show Park and Ride from AF Museum

    Visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force who are interested in taking an easy route to the Vectren Dayton International Air Show can board RTA shuttle buses that will run to and from the museum, dropping off riders at the Air Show main gate from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. on June 23-24. Shuttles depart from both locations approximately every 10
  • Actor Matthew Modine; pilot in the 1990 Memphis Belle movie will tour Air Force's National Museum and sign autographs on June 16

    Actor and filmmaker Matthew Modine, who played the role of the pilot in the 1990 movie “Memphis Belle,” will see the new Memphis Belle™ exhibit for the first time as he tours the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force and signs free autographs for the public on Saturday, June 16 from 2-3 p.m. Modine, whose uncle Wylder Modine was an actual B-17
  • U.S. Navy Blue Angels to sign autographs at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    Visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force can meet select members of the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, as they sign autographs from 8:30-9:30 a.m. on June 22. Museum doors will open to the public at 8 a.m. The Blue Angels showcase the pride and professionalism of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps through flight
  • 'Play Ball!' during free Family Day at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    “Play ball!” is a phrase most often heard on a baseball field. But from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, 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
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force To Commemorate D-Day with ‘Plane Talks’ on June 6

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will commemorate D-Day by offering visitors a special opportunity to interact with veterans who will be stationed at aircraft throughout the museum as part of the “Plane Talks” program on June 6 from 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.   Among the veterans scheduled to be on-hand are retired Air Force pilots Lt. Col.
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force announces student writing competition awards

    Three students were recently selected as the winners of the Air Force Heritage and History Writing Competition, sponsored by the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton, Ohio. Grace Ojala of Dayton, Ohio, was the first place winner and received a $1,500 scholarship; John Paul Gal of Steubenville, Ohio, was the second place winner and
  • Preview B-17F Memphis Belle™ exhibit online on May 16

    Those who can’t wait to see the new B-17F Memphis Belle™ exhibit in person on May 17 will be able to get a sneak-peak of the exhibit as it is unveiled to the family members of the Memphis Belle crew and invited dignitaries for the first time during a private event at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on May 16 at 6:30 p.m. Viewers may tune
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