PRESS RELEASE – National Museum of the U.S. Air Force visitors will be cleared for liftoff when the museum’s new Space Shuttle Exhibit opens to the public on Feb. 26.The exhibit, which features NASA’s first Crew Compartment Trainer, allows visitors to experience the size and shape of an actual space shuttle orbiter by entering the payload bay and looking into[Read More...]
It’s that time again, and we have another of our monthly updates from Tom Reilly about his intrepid team’s efforts in restoring the sole surviving XP-82 Twin Mustang. Tom Reilly is a master craftsman, and the quality of the workmanship going into this project is clear for all to see. This update is based upon Tom’s words.
PRESS RELEASE – The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron will welcome visitors at its RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit at the Palm Springs Air Museum on February 14-15, 2014. The RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit is a truly unique opportunity for the young and the young-at-heart to not only learn, but experience the inspiring story of the Tuskegee Airmen while[Read More...]
PRESS RELEASE—The National Aviation Heritage Alliance will commission a feasibility study to evaluate the potential for a national fundraising campaign for the Wright Company factory site, NAHA officials announced Thursday, Feb. 13.Thegoal of the fundraising campaign would be to secure the historic Wright Company buildings for future use as a unit of the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park and[Read More...]
PRESS RELEASE – Now on display at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford is a 1:5 scale scratch built North American P-51D Mustang. This unique model took almost ten years to build and was kindly donated to the Museum in autumn last year. This remarkable Mustang model now forms a centre piece display in the Museum’s Visitor Centre where visitors[Read More...]