Flightlines Express - March 2018 Issue

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​​Save the Date: 2018 International Air & Space Hall of Fame Celebration set for Oct. 3

Since 1963 the Hall has honored more than 200 of the world’s most significant aviation and space pioneers, and this year's celebration is shaping up to be one of the best yet.

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New Walter Schirra Exhibit Debuts

The Museum recently premiered a new permanent exhibit honoring astronaut Wally Schirra, the only NASA astronaut to fly missions in all three of the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs.

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2018 Space Day Celebration

The Museum will host its 15th Annual Space Day celebration on Saturday May 19. Space Day features demonstrations, giveaways, and hands-on activities with local and national space experts.

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North American Aviation Benches Honor History

Two beautiful new benches welcome visitors to the San Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park, and the Museum has the men and women of North American Aviation to thank for them.

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Honoring Legendary Aviator Fran Bera

The San Diego Air & Space Museum is honored to remember the legendary Fran Bera, a pioneering aviator and member of the International Air & Space Hall of Fame.

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Little Engineers Take Flight!

Did you know the Air & Space Museum offers pre-school programs? Little Engineers is a hands-on program that introduces children to science and engineering through creativity and fun.

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Aerosummer 2018 Registration Open

Aerosummer offers a variety of half-day, week-long programs teaching air and space history and science through hands-on activities for explorers of all ages.

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Save the Date: 35th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

The annual tournament helps us provide quality educational experiences to San Diego students through scholarships, exhibits, classes and outreach. Join us for a fun and exciting day of giving back.

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June Swap Meet and Model Contest

Swap Meet and Model Contest set for June 9 at the Museum's Gillespie Field Annex in El Cajon.

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News from Library & Archives

Staff and volunteers in Library & Archives have been working steadily for more than ten months to process materials given to the Museum to produce the Pacific Southwest Airlines Collection.

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Air Racing, Museum Style

Hanging from the ceiling in the Museum’s new special exhibition SPEED: Science in Motion are two veteran Reno Air racers.

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Upcoming San Diego Aviation Events

Spring is a great time to get you aviation fix in San Diego. The fun kicks off on April 6-9 when the historic “Big Twins” aircraft arrive at to El Cajon’s Gillespie Field.

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Power Boats and San Diego: A Classic Combination

​Each year, Bayfair is one of the highlights of the San Diego Sporting Season, and throughout April, SPEED: Science in Motion at the San Diego Air & Space Museum features iconic racing boats.

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SPEED: Science in Motion off to a blazing start

Since opening in February, SPEED: Science in Motion has been a popular draw at the Air & Space Museum. Up next in April: Racing Boats!

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Honoring the Volunteers and Community Supports who resurrected the Museum

Forty years ago this past February one of the most spectacular building fires in San Diego history sparked a stunning revival unmatched in US museum history.

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Thank You to Our Supporters

Your support allows us to create innovative education programs, bring in stimulating exhibitions, and provide overall support of the Museum. You mean the world to us!

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