I like helicopters. There is something fascinating to me about how they operate and what they can do. I’m not a pilot, mechanic, or engineer, so while I understand some of the basic principles, it’s still kind of magical
We’re about to add a big, strange-looking aircraft to the museum’s collection. On Friday September 2nd, an RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft is scheduled to arrive at Robins Air Force Base on board a C-5 Galaxy cargo airplane. After museum restoration
I love history. Love it. And I have been to numerous museums, both here and in Boston. Many of my museum trips, however, were just that—trips. The experience was great, but by the time I left I felt a mental
Where are you originally from/What do you consider your hometown: I am from Perry, GA.
Educational background: I graduated from Perry High School in 2009, and now I am studying history at Boston University.
What sorts of hobbies do you
Emily Willis is an undergraduate student who has been interning with us at the Museum of Aviation for the past few weeks. Here are a few of her thoughts about that time:
Anyone who can stop right now and say
Words mean quite a lot to a young person who is first learning them. They can be taken quite literally. I remember being a young child and hearing my dad talk very fondly about one of the jets that regularly
A few weeks back I updated you on the “Eagles in the Storm” exhibit that was being student curated here at the Museum of Aviation. I am happy to report that on Monday the 16thof May the exhibit was officially
The Museum of Aviation’s F-102 was moved up Georgia Highway 247 this past Saturday. If you have never seen an aircraft move here (and we move them fairly regularly) it is a neat sight. It is just unusual to see
The past few months two Northside High School seniors, Chris Matthews and Justin Yun, have been working here at the Museum of Aviation. The students, whose time at the Museum fulfills their Professional Interest Exploration Humanities requirement, come in two
The history of Robins Air Force Base, as told through this museum and most official sources, is one devoid of much pain, loss and suffering. There is only limited acknowledgement here of the price of freedom that is paid by