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Udvar-Hazy Center Boeing Aviation Hangar. (Credit: Photo by Carolyn Russo/NASM, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian InstitutionCopyright: Smithsonian InstitutionImage Number: WEB10078-2004)

Smithsonian Magazine Sponsors Free Visits To Museums Saturday September 28,2013

This upcoming weekend you can visit one of the many  museums in the United States, including some of the nation’s finest museums. In fact the  Smithsonian magazine will sponsor free visits on a certain day “in the spirit of Smithsonian Museums,” which offer free admission every day. It calls the event Museum Day Live!, and this year it falls on[Read More…]

by September 26, 2013 0 comments Aviation Museum News
Fairchild A-10 "Warthog" to have its cockpit opened up visitors for the first time in 10 years.
(Image Credit: New England Air Museum)

New England Air Museum to Host Open Cockpit Day and Great New England RC Swap Meet on October 13th

The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, will be holding two special events on Sunday, October 13th; their fall Open Cockpit Day and the Second Annual Great New England RC Swap Meet. Visitors will be allowed to climb in to some of the Museum’s vintage warbirds and see the latest and greatest in radio controlled model aircraft.

by September 20, 2013 0 comments Aviation Museum News
RAF Museum Officially Receives Hercules C-130 in Handover Ceremony

RAF Museum Officially Receives Hercules C-130 in Handover Ceremony

Last week, the Royal Air Force Museum in Cosford, UK held an official handover ceremony for the Lockheed C-130 Hercules, XV202, in the presence of Air Marshal Baz North of the Royal Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Ian Corbitt (Retired), Sir Michael Marshall, Chairman of Marshals as well as several former Hercules airmen. Though the museum has actually been in[Read More…]

by September 19, 2013 0 comments Aviation Museum News
North American SNJ-6 Texan Restored After Hitting Power Lines is Acquired By Lyon Air Museum

North American SNJ-6 Texan Restored After Hitting Power Lines is Acquired By Lyon Air Museum

Lyon Air Museum of Santa Ana, California has announced that they have acquired an airworthy North American AT-6F/SNJ-6 Texan to be added to their growing collection of airworthy warbirds. Founded by Major General William Lyon, the Lyon Air Museum is co-located with Martin Aviation, an Air/Lyon Inc. company and award-winning general aviation repair facility established by the famed Eddie Martin[Read More…]

by September 13, 2013 3 comments Aviation Museum News
Airworthy plane swap: One Douglas A-26 Invader for two Northrop F-5s.
(Image Credit: Classic Aircraft Aviation Museum)

Two Taiwanese Northrop F-5 Jets, Swapped for an A-26 Invader, Arrive in Oregon

Two decommissioned Taiwan Air Force warplanes, a Northrup F-5E and an F-5F, sent to the US for display, were recently revealed to the public at the Classic Aircraft Aviation Museum in Hillsboro, Oregon. The pair of airworthy jets were swapped for an airworthy Douglas A-26 Invader in a trade so mired in international red tape, that it required the assistance[Read More…]

by September 11, 2013 3 comments Articles