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  • April 1, 2020

Museum Discovers Lost da Vinci Masterpiece in Airplane

SEATTLE, April 1, 2020—The Museum of Flight today, April 1, announced that the fabric covering of its rare, World War I Italian aircraft, Caproni Ca-20, is actually the original...


  • March 27, 2020

The Museum of Flight is Now in Your Home

SEATTLE, March 27, 2020—Today The Museum of Flight at Home opened its doors. This dynamic new website offers the full range of the Museum experience for everyone from families and...


  • March 11, 2020

The Museum of Flight Temporarily Suspends Public Operations

SEATTLE, March 11, 2020—Conforming to guidelines set by King County and the State of Washington to minimize the spread of COVID-19, and in keeping with the community’s best...


  • February 27, 2020

Students at the Museum to Speak with a NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station March 2

SEATTLE, Feb. 27, 2020—On March 2, hundreds of greater Seattle middle and high school students will meet in The Museum of Flight's theater as the big screen beams a live video...


  • February 21, 2020

Museum Host’s World’s First Army Enlistment Ceremony from Space Feb. 26

SEATTLE, Feb. 21, 2020—It’s not quite the Space Force, but it will be the first-ever U.S. military oath of enlistment ceremony from space. On Feb. 26 at 9:50 a.m., the Museum,...


  • February 11, 2020

Northwest Modelers Show the Scale of Air, Sea and Land Designs Feb. 15-16

SEATTLE, Feb. 11, 2020—The Museum hosts one of North America’s largest displays of scale models on Feb. 15-16 with the 2020 NorthWest Scale Modelers Show. Visitors will see...


  • February 3, 2020

Museum Adds Historic Army Helicopter to Collection Feb. 8

SEATTLE, Feb. 3, 2020—A recently retired, veteran U.S. Army Boeing CH-47D Chinook helicopter will make a new home at the Museum on Feb. 8. Nicknamed My Old Lady, it was the oldest...


  • January 21, 2020

Museum Even More of a Happy Haven for Young Tech Geeks Feb. 8

SEATTLE, Jan. 29, 2019—On Feb. 8 two perennial favorites at the Museum provide both a wonderland and a haven for young geeks: the Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Contest and the...


  • January 21, 2020

Washington State Underserved Middle School Youths Served by Aerospace Pros at Museum Feb. 1

SEATTLE, Jan. 22, 2020—On Feb. 1, over 150 Washington state underserved middle school students and their parents will enjoy a free day of activities supported by airline pilots...


  • January 16, 2020

Spaceflight Can Kill You: Fallen Astronauts Remembered with Displays and Lecture Jan. 24-Feb. 2

SEATTLE, Jan. 16, 2020—This year may be the beginning of another era in spaceflight, with plans for new Boeing and SpaceX crewed spaceships on NASA missions to the International...


  • November 26, 2019

Santa Claus Lands a Plane, Caspar Babypants Sings on Dec. 14

SEATTLE, Nov. 26, 2019—Santa is letting his reindeer rest up for Christmas Eve, so he and Mrs. Claus will fly an airplane to the Museum’s holiday celebration with Caspar Babypants...


  • November 6, 2019

The Museum of Flight Announces New Online Access to Rocketry Archives

SEATTLE, Nov. 6, 2019—The Museum has launched a major new online resource for images and research papers that document the growth of the model rocketry industry and other research...