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  • Museum restoration staff teams with AFRL engineers to display Titan IVB in new building

    When the new fourth building of the National Museum of the United States Air Force opens to the public June 8, visitors will be able to view an important part of Air Force history and America’s space program.Thanks to a joint team effort between NMUSAF restoration specialists and technicians from the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Aerospace
  • Museum to participate in Dayton Air Show activities

    Note: The Blue Angels have cancelled their appearance at the 2016 Vectren Dayton Air Show and will not have an autograph session at the museum.If you’re attending the Vectren Dayton Air Show, make sure the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is part of your plans.[CANCELLED] On Friday, June 17, museum visitors will have a chance to meet two
  • Air Force Museum Foundation to offer new simulator rides, movies this summer

    The Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc. is proud to announce its expansion of new attraction offerings through a partnership with Pulseworks, LLC, a world-class simulation and immersive entertainment provider. A new suite of simulator rides including the Pulseworks Virtual Reality (VR) Transporter, the first of its kind in North America, will open to
  • Family-friendly activities featured during fourth building grand opening celebration on June 11-12

    Make the most of summer vacation by planning a trip to see the newest building at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force! Children and adults of all ages will enjoy the wide variety of free activities planned for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on June 11-12 to celebrate the grand opening of the museum’s new fourth building. As visitors make their way through the
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force's fourth building to open with public ribbon cutting on June 8

    National Museum of the U.S. Air Force visitors are invited to be a part of history during a ceremonial ribbon cutting event that will officially open the museum’s fourth building to the public on June 8 at 9:15 a.m.   The new $40.8 million, 224,000 square foot fourth building, which was privately financed by the Air Force Museum Foundation, will
  • 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' screening to be held at Air Force Museum Theatre

     There will be a special Air Force Museum Theatre screening of the classic adventure film Raiders of the Lost Ark, starring Harrison Ford and directed by Steven Spielberg, on May 22 at 4 p.m., on the grounds of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Released in the summer of 1981, Raiders of the Lost Ark was the first film to feature the iconic
  • Museum's Tuskegee Airmen exhibit selected for Air Force Heritage Award

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force was recently selected by the U.S. Air Force History and Museums Program as the recipient of the 2016 Air Force Heritage Award for “The Tuskegee Airmen” exhibit. The award recognizes outstanding achievements by Air Force History and Museums personnel that foster a better understanding and appreciation of the
  • U.S. Air Force groups to participate in museum's fourth building grand opening celebration on June 11-12

    How does the U.S. Air Force care for patients in the back of a cargo airplane? Can the technology used in video games help the military develop new ideas? What does a “supercar” have to do with the Air Force?From 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on June 11-12, visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force can learn about these topics with free special
  • Winners announced for museum's national writing competition award

    Austin Doub, Morgan Karr and Faith Murrell were announced as the first, second and third place winners, respectively, of the Air Force Heritage and History Writing Competition, sponsored by the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton, Ohio.This was the sixth year for the competition, which was open to public, private school or homeschool
  • Summer 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 August 2016 is now open. These free tours take place every Friday from 12:15-3 p.m. Space is limited, so advance registration is required. During the tours, members of the public
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