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Lecture / Presentation

Saturday, January 11, 2014 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm

Join us as renowned author and Aviation Film expert Mark Carlson discusses the history of aviation-themed feature films! Author of "Flying on Film: A Century of Aviation in the Movies, 1912-2012," Mr. Carlson will discuss various feature films, whether blockbusters and lesser-known features, and will focus on how films have generated and reflected the interests of audiences in aviation history and development. Mr. Carlson will also be available to sign copies of his book, which can be purchased in the Museum Store.

Sunday, February 9, 2014 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm

Come and see Master Builders Bob Jacobsen and Cole Horton with their beautiful R2 units R2-D2 and R2-M5. Learn about some of the robot movie making and special effects from the Star Wars universe and what it took to build these amazing replicas, sometime from the Droids themselves! Are they really fusion powered? How much do they weigh? How do they travel to the Museum? All of your questions will be answered. Fun and informative for all ages. There will time to meet the builders and get pictures with the Droids afterward in this all new presentation.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

Presented by Town Hall in partnership with the Museum of Flight and University Book Store as part of The Seattle Science Lectures:

Saturday, November 9, 2013 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm

On November 9, for the second year in a row, the Museum of Flight will be presenting a program with Angel Flight West, the second-largest volunteer pilot organization in the US (behind the Civil Air Patrol) and one committed to helping people in need.

Friday, September 20, 2013 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Please join us on Friday, September 20, 2013 from 7:00-8:00pm for a special space exploration lecture featuring Chris Voorhees, Vice President of Spacecraft Development at Planetary Resources, Inc.  Mr.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 -
10:00am to 5:00pm

Join us at the Museum of Flight for the STEM Back-to-School Day, generously sponsored by the Honeywell Corporation. Learn about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Educational opportunities and how you can help your student succeed.

Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Honeywell, we will be giving away school supplies & other educational toys. All programs, activities & giveaways this day are free with admission to the Museum.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm

Please join us for a very special visit by Bob Pardo, the USAF pilot behind the famous "Pardo's Push" incident over North Vietnam on March 10, 1967! Just north of Hanoi, both Pardo and his wingman's F-4s were damaged by anti-aircraft fire during an attack on a steel mill; Pardo used his aircraft to actually push his wingman's aircraft--which had lost all power--eighty-eight miles out of enemy territory. Both crews then ejected and were safely recovered.

Saturday, August 24, 2013 - 10:00am to Sunday, August 25, 2013 - 5:00pm

Join us at the Museum of Flight for the STEM Back-to-School Weekend, generously sponsored by the Honeywell Corporation.   Learn about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Educational opportunities and how you can help your student succeed. 

Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Honeywell, we will be giving away school supplies & other educational toys. All programs, activities & giveaways are free with admission to the Museum.

Saturday, September 28, 2013 -
10:30am to 5:00pm

Join us for a very special day of events dedicated to the intertwined--and historically significant--histories of the American Volunteer Group and the China National Aviation Corporation in China during the 1930s and 1940s. In attendance will be the legendary pilot (and first airline pilot in mainland China) Moon Fun Chin, who also flew Jimmy Doolittle out of China after the daring US raid on Japan in April 1942. Also, author of the aviation history best-seller "China's Wings", Gregory Crouch, will be at the Museum to discuss and sign copies of his book.

Saturday, September 7, 2013 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us for a special afternoon as we dedicate and celebrate the Museum's acquisition and display of a YO-3A surveillance aircraft, one of only eleven that were ever made! Designed for the US Army by Lockheed, the YO-3A flew night surveillance missions over Vietnam in 1970-71; it's special design made it virtually silent and undetectable at night while flying above 1,200 feet.

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