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  • Giant Scale RC Model Aircraft Show to take place Labor Day weekened at National Museum USAF

    Scale versions of some of history’s well-known airframes will take to the skies over Labor Day weekend during the Giant Scale Radio-Controlled (RC) Model Aircraft Air Show, Aug. 30 -Sept. 1, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.More than 100 pilots from across the country will entertain audiences as they
  • Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20 at the National Museum USAF

    On July 20, 1969, history was made during the Apollo 11 spaceflight as astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the moon.Fifty years later, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will commemorate this historic feat by offering visitors an “out of this world” experience including an opportunity to meet an
  • U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds to sign autographs

    Visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force can meet select members of the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, as they sign autographs from 9 a.m. -10 a.m. on June 21. Museum doors will open to the public at 8:30 a.m.The Thunderbirds showcase the pride and precision of today’s Air Force with aerial maneuvers to
  • Two C-47 aircraft to take part in 75th Anniversary D-Day events on June 6 at National Museum USAF

    Two C-47 aircraft will participate in a flyover to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day as part of the events scheduled on June 6 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. On June 6, 1944, D-Day - the largest amphibious assault in history - took place as more than 150,000 American, British, and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along
  • Paratroopers to perform WWII combat jump on May 13 as part of events commemorating 75th Anniversary of D-Day

    Paratroopers will perform a WWII combat jump over the skies of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on May 13 at approximately 10 a.m. as part of the events commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day - the largest amphibious assault in history which led to the beginning of the end of World War II in Europe.Weather permitting, a group of
  • Aviation Art Exhibit Opens May 10 at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will host the 33rd Annual International Aerospace Art Exhibition opening on May 10, 2019. This exhibit is part of the American Society of Aviation Artists (ASAA) forum, which is taking place in Dayton, Ohio this year.Visitors will have the opportunity to meet some of the artists on Thursday, May 9 from 2
  • 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 37th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet on April 5 during which over 600 volunteers were honored.David Hills of Miamisburg, Ohio, was selected as the Museum Volunteer of the Year for 2018 for his dedication and excellence in serving the museum and the U.S. Air Force.Nominated by the
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force mobile app now available on USAF Connect

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force has a new museum app that is now available to download within USAF Connect, which is an Air Force-wide mobile app designed to enable, engage and empower Airmen by centralizing and increasing access to Air Force information.The museum app consolidates multiple resources in a single location, easing public
  • Air Force's National Museum to commemorate 75th Anniversary of D-Day with events in May and June

    On June 6, 1944, D-Day - the largest amphibious assault in history - took place as more than 150,000 American, British, and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of heavily fortified French coast. This risky invasion of France’s Normandy region caused over 4,000 Allied casualties on the first day alone. Code-named Operation
  • Free activities for Home School STEM Day set for April 1

    Home school students can explore the world’s largest aviation museum and learn about STEM topics during Home School STEM Day on April 1 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.During this event, home school children ages 3-18 can participate in a number of free educational activities, many focusing on science, technology, engineering and
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