By Elizabeth Skinner
My late father, David Woolnough, grew up in the county of Suffolk, England, on a farm. When Great Britain declared war on Germany in 1939 he was just seven years old and ten when the Americans arrived.
Education Events Registering Now:
Pre K – 12th Grade Homeschool Workshops &
Pre K – 12th Grade STEM Labs
Auction Raffle Tickets are on sale! See below for information!
July 23rd: 31st Annual Auction, Raffle, & Taste of
Museum of Aviation Foundation Wish Lists!
The Museum of Aviation Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports the Museum of Aviation and provides education programs to visitors and schools. As a nonprofit, we are always in need of volunteers and in-kind
In January 1982, almost three years before the Museum of Aviation opened to the public, museum staff submitted paperwork to the Air Force requesting a B-17 Flying Fortress. Who knew it would take over 33 years to finally get our
Today is the Museum of Aviation‘s 30th anniversary. The museum opened to the public on Friday, 9 November 1984. There were about 20 aircraft on display in an open field and another 20 were in various stages of restoration. The
Eleven years ago today, the last C-141 Starlifter to go through programmed depot maintenance at the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center departed Robins Air Force Base. It was the end of a major workload at Robins that had employed thousands
Note from curator Mike Rowland: Ross Schumacher, who recently graduated from Veterans High School, came to the museum during the spring semester as part of the “Professional Interest Exploration” program. I asked Ross to share some thoughts about his experience at the
Today and tomorrow are the 25th anniversary of 16 world altitude and time-to-climb records set by pilots Jerry Hoyt and Ron Williams in the museum’s Lockheed U-2C “Dragon Lady” reconnaissance aircraft, serial number 56-6682. The records, set on 17 and
People sometimes ask me to name my favorite airplane. My answer is usually the one I’m learning the most about at the time. What that means is my favorite airplane tends to change. Right now, it’s the Lockheed C-140 JetStar.
Note: Part 1 was published on August 3, 2012.
The ceremony on June 18, 2012 was two-fold. The first part consisted of decorating Technical Sergeant Barry R. Duffield for his bravery on the Explosives Ordnance Disposal Team of the 116th