This year’s class includes a who’s who of the men and women representing the pioneering spirit of aviation and space exploration.
Hilton has been called by some the “Patron Saint of Sport Aviation.”
The Museum’s Library & Archives recently received a very special donation of material that once belonged to Mary Estelle Zerbel Hooper Ford,
The Air & Space Museum was the place to be in San Diego for those celebrating the official 50th Anniversary of the first time men walked on the Moon.
All three crew members – James McDivitt, David Scott and Rusty Schweickart – on hand for historic gathering.
On February 18, 1930, the first cow to ever take flight ascended into the sky in a Ford Tri-Motor. As part of the celebration of the International Air Exposition in St. Louis, Elm Farm Ollie was flown from Bismarck, Missouri, to St. Louis, a distance of 72 miles. Elm Farm Ollie was the first cow to take flight and the first cow to be milked on a plane.
The San Diego Air & Space Museum is mourning the loss of Herb Kelleher, who passed away on January 3, 2019 at the age of 87.
The San Diego Air & Space Museum is mourning the loss of Ted Gildred Jr., who passed away on January 3, 2019 at the age of 83.
More than 350 people on hand to commemorate the first-manned mission to the Moon and one of history's most iconic photos.
David Myhra is a US-based author and researcher, actively publishing from 1980 to the present; he has published more than 130+ books, and dozens of eBooks & articles on varied historical topics, from Soviet-era aircraft carriers and Japanese battleships to X-planes and World War II German flying machines. His primary focus was the later; most of his books cover individual aircraft types, both paper-projects and full production warplanes, and their designers - many he personally interviewed.