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  • September 12, 2016

Museum Event with Author Julian Guthrie and XPRIZE Spaceflight Luminaries Oct. 17

SEATTLE, Sept 12, 2016--The Museum will host a reception and panel with best-selling author Julian Guthrie, who will discuss her new book about the Ansari XPRIZE...

  • September 9, 2016

Museum's Collection Adds Veteran Army Helicopter in November--With a Visit of the Active Duty Chopper Saturday Sept. 10

SEATTLE, Sept 9, 2016--The Museum will add a U.S. Army Boeing CH-47D Chinook helicopter to its collection in the fall, and this active duty helo will fly to the Museum Sept. 10...

  • September 8, 2016

U.S. Army Pilot Amber Smith Lecture and Book Signing Sept. 17

SEATTLE, Sept. 8, 2016--Former U.S. Army helicopter pilot Amber Smith visits the Museum on Sept. 17 to talk about her new book, "Danger Close: My Epic Journey as a Combat...

  • August 15, 2016

Museum to be Permanent Home to U.S. Navy F/A-18 Blue Angel

SEATTLE, Aug. 15, 2016--The National Naval Aviation Museum has granted The Museum of Flight the permanent loan of a McDonnell Douglas F/A-18C retired this year from the Blue...

  • July 20, 2016

Woodland Park Zoo Curator Reveals How Snakes Travel on Planes

SEATTLE, July 20, 2016--On July 30 at 2 p.m., Martin Ramirez, Curator of Mammals at Woodland Park Zoo will share air cargo stories of how wild animals really get around. The...

  • July 20, 2016

Wells Fargo Expands Educational Partnership with The Museum of Flight

SEATTLE, July 20, 2016--At a luncheon ceremony held on July 15 at The Museum of Flight, Wells Fargo announced a new educational commitment--with a grant of $30,000--to The Museum...

  • July 7, 2016

Solar System Ambassador Shows Spacecraft Surprises

SEATTLE, July 7, 2016--NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador and Museum of Flight Educator Tony Gondola presents a retrospective look at NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto, one year...

  • July 1, 2016

Photographer Navid Baraty Shows How His Images Became High and Mighty

SEATTLE, July 1, 2016--There will be a presentation by photographer Navid Baraty at the Museum on July 9 at 1 p.m. Baraty is known for his beautiful photos of nature, cityscapes...

  • June 24, 2016

World War II Bomber and Fighter Aircraft Rides at Museum July 1-4

SEATTLE, June 24, 2016--The steady rumble of World War II bomber flight operations will resonate at The Museum of Flight July 1-4, while a group of four historic aircraft is based...

  • June 23, 2016

New FedEx Express Exhibit Reveals the Origins of Air Cargo Deliveries

SEATTLE, June 23, 2016--The world's first museum exhibit about the extraordinary world of air cargo transportation makes its exclusive debut in The Museum of Flight's new 140,000...

  • June 14, 2016

MEDIA ALERT JUNE 23 Media preview of Museum's New Aviation Pavilion

SEATTLE, June 14, 2016--The Museum of Flight will preview for the media its new, 3-acre Aviation Pavilion on June 23, 10 a.m. to noon. The 9-story high, roofed outdoor gallery...

  • June 10, 2016

Director to Attend West Coast Premiere of 3D Movie, "SpaceNext," at Museum June 18

SEATTLE, June 10, 2016--The new 3D movie "SpaceNext" will have its West Coast premiere at the Museum Saturday June 18. The film's director, Luke Ployhar, will introduce two of the...