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  • Expect to see high-flying action Labor Day weekend at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    Expect to see old warbirds, jets, helicopters and maybe even a few dogs on the back field at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force during Labor Day weekend. The dogs, however, will actually be members of the Dayton Ohio Giant Scalers (DOGS), sponsor of the 12th annual Giant Scale Radio-Controlled Model Aircraft Air Show. The show takes place
  • Ranch Hand, C-123 topics of museum lecture

    "Down in the Weeds: Ranch Hand and the C-123" is the topic of National Museum of the United States Air Force Research Historian Jeff Duford's lecture at 7 p.m. on Aug. 28. During his presentation, Duford will discuss the museum's C-123. The aircraft took nearly 600 hits from enemy fire, earning it the name Patches for its many skin repairs. The
  • Celebrate National Aviation Day at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    What better way to celebrate National Aviation Day on Aug. 19 than with a trip to the world's largest and oldest military aviation museum? Each year more than one million people visit the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force to see more than 400 aerospace vehicles and thousands of historical items displayed throughout its 17 acres of indoor
  • Band of Flight teams with Dayton Philharmonic for concert at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    Note: Tickets are no longer available for this concert. Tickets will be available beginning at 9 a.m. on Aug. 8 for the U.S. Air Force Band of Flight's concert at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 8 and will feature the Band of Flight teaming up with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra to
  • RC aircraft air show commemorates USAF 60th anniversary at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    Giant-scale models of some of history's greatest aircraft will land on the runway behind the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force from Aug. 31 through Sept. 2. The 12th Annual Giant Scale Radio-Controlled Model Aircraft Air Show is scheduled during Labor Day weekend and features aircraft from all eras of aviation history. More than 100 pilots will
  • Tuskegee Airman presents congressional medal to National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    Lt. Col. Charles "A-Train" Dryden, a Tuskegee Airman, recently presented the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force with a replica Congressional Gold Medal during a ceremony in the Modern Flight Gallery. Dryden arrived with nearly 200 students participating in the Aviation Career Education (ACE) camp in Atlanta. The students were flown to the museum
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force wins Air Force Heritage Award

    The National Museum of the United States Air Force was recently awarded with the 2007 Air Force Heritage Award by the USAF History and Museums Program for its recent exhibit with the specific theme, "Return with Honor: American Prisoners of War in Southeast Asia." The exhibit, which opened in May 2006, features reproductions of three Hanoi prison
  • Historian discusses the Air Force's new air dominance fighter at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    Join National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Historian Dr. Jeff Underwood as he presents "F-22: The Air Force's New Air Dominance Fighter" on July 31 at 7 p.m. in the museum's Carney Auditorium. The lecture will focus on the newest operational fighter in the U.S. Air Force's inventory, the Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor. This aircraft combines stealth
  • Park and ride to Dayton Air Show from National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    Those who want to take an easy route to the Vectren Dayton Air Show may park and ride from the National Museum of the United States Air Force. An RTA shuttle bus runs from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. on July 28-29. The buses run to and from the museum and drop off riders at the air show ticket booth. Shuttles depart from both locations approximately every
  • Thunderbirds to sign autographs at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    The National Museum of the United States Air Force will offer all an opportunity to meet members of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Air Demonstration Squadron as they sign autographs in the museum's Cold War Gallery from 9-10 a.m. on July 27. The Thunderbirds, who perform precision maneuvers designed to showcase the capabilities of modern
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