Flightlines Express - October 2017 Issue

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Tickets on Sale Now for 2017 Hall of Fame Gala

Since 1963, more than 200 of the world’s most significant figures in air and space history have entered the International Air & Space Hall of Fame, and on Thursday Nov. 9 they'll be joined by eight more.

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Iconic Neil Armstrong personal items on display

Visitors to the San Diego Air & Space Museum can view deeply personal possessions from the first man to walk on the Moon, including a handwritten letter to Neil Armstrong from fellow aviation legend Charles Lindbergh.

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Wally Schirra exhibit to debut in December

Wally Schirra was one of the original "Mercury Seven" astronauts and the only man to fly in the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs.

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Former U.S., Vietnamese pilots meet in San Diego

On Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 a rare and historic meeting between former adversaries in the skies over Vietnam took place at the San Diego Air & Space Museum.

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Pacific Southwest Airlines: A San Diego Icon

PSA’s business model was to offer low fares and quality service, exemplified in its first advertising slogan as “the World’s Friendliest Airline.”

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Fly Your Ride registration underway

The competition is fun, it’s creative, and you don’t have to be a science fair genius to come up with a winning entry.

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Free Admission for Educators

With the beginning of a new school year, we invite educators to explore the museum as our personal guest.

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​​SPEED: Science in Motion coming in 2018

SPEED: Science in Motion, a new special exhibition opening at the San Diego Air & Space Museum next February, will amaze and entertain adventurers of all ages.

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Flying the Stearman

Antique airplanes just like other collectibles command a certain respect for what they are, from where they have come, for who they may have belonged to or for the history they might tell, if that were even possible.

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Curatorial and Restoration Updates

The Museum recently acquired a very rare composite of most all the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo astronaut’s signatures on a letter to a North American Rockwell engineer named C.O. Aldrich.

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Low Speed Wind Tunnel featured in LA Times

The LSWT has conducted nearly 100,000 hours of testing and has been used extensively in numerous military and civil aerospace development programs.

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​Wright Brothers bench offers unique photo opportunities

Have you ever wanted to get your picture taken with two of the world’s most famous aviators, Orville and Wilbur Wright? Now's your chance!

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New sign welcomes visitors to the Air & Space Museum

The San Diego Air & Space Museum has a new addition outside the entrance to its Balboa Park location; an updated historical sign.

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Find unique holiday gifts at the Air & Space Museum Gift Shop

The Museum's gift shop offers hundreds of great aviation and space themed gift ideas, including models, books, t-shirts, jackets, backpacks, posters, coffee and beer mugs, collectables, gliders, and more!

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Not a Member? It’s easy!

Members have ALL the fun because they can visit ALL the time!

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Now Showing: New 3D/4D Movies!

One of the highlights of any trip to the Air & Space Museum is the 3D/4D Theater Experience, and now there are three new adventures to enjoy.

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Enjoy multiple museums with the Balboa Park Explorer

The best and easiest way to experience the park is through the Balboa Park Explorer.

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Kids Free in October and Halloween Family Day!

Up to two children, 12 & under, can be admitted with every adult ticket purchase, when using a Kids Free in October coupon.

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Welcome to December Nights

Every year the San Diego Air & Space Museum offers the most festive atmosphere in all of Balboa Park during "December Nights," including live musical performances, family photos with Santa, and the park's most enjoyable beverage garden.

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Donate Today!

​The San Diego Air & Space Museum is a 501(C)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to Preserve, Inspire, Educate, and Celebrate!

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