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  • 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
  • Additional museum entrance gate to open for B-17F Memphis Belle™ events May 17-19

    In anticipation of large crowds visiting the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force for the B-17F Memphis Belle™ exhibit opening events, an additional entrance gate will be available for vehicles entering the museum northbound on Harshman Road. Gate 24B, located near the Armory will be open for inbound traffic only from May 17-19 beginning at 8 a.m.
  • Volunteers honored for service at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force celebrated its 36th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet on April 13 during which 566 volunteers were honored. Richard Isaacks of Xenia, Ohio, was selected as the Museum Volunteer of the Year for 2017 for his dedication and excellence in serving the museum and the U.S. Air Force.  Nominated by the
  • 12 WWII-era aircraft scheduled to take part in B-17F Memphis Belle™ exhibit opening events

    The B-17 Movie Memphis Belle will join B-17G Yankee Lady and B-17G Aluminum Overcast, along with six P-51 Mustangs and three WWII-era trainer aircraft in the skies over the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on May 16 as part of the events surrounding the opening of the new Memphis Belle™ exhibit at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. The
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