past events

Atlas Exhibit Opening - March 10, 2011

An exciting new exhibit that tells the story of the Atlas rocket series from the late 1950s to the present using both graphics and videos.

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Centennial of Naval Aviation Exhibit Opening - February 28, 2011

In honor of the Centennial of Naval Aviation, the Museum will present a pictorial history of significant aircraft and events from the past 100 years of Navy flight. The exhibit will open in early March.

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Consolidated Aircraft Online Exhibit Opening - October 19, 2010

October 20, 2010 marks the 75th anniversary of Consolidated Aircraft Corporation (later known as Convair) opening its doors in San Diego after relocating from New York. The company was responsible for building some of the most important aircraft in aviation history, including the PBY Catalina, B-24 Liberator, F-102 Delta Dagger, and F-106 Delta Dart, as well as the reliable Atlas launch vehicle, which was vital in sending America into space. To commemorate this important date, the Museum will unveil an online exhibition highlighting the history of Consolidated and its founder, Reuben H. Fleet.

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