Capt. Pedersen joins an elite class of leaders in aviation and space exploration, including Army Aviation, Will Cutter and Cutter Aviation, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association, Aviation Professional and Philanthropist Michael Herman, Chancellor’s Distinguished Professor of Physics (UCSD) Brian Keating, Ph.D. and Textron Aviation.
The San Diego Air & Space Museum is remembering Apollo 9 Commander Jim McDivitt, who entered the prestigious International Air & Space Hall of Fame along with his entire crew in 2012.
Join us for some good old fashioned -- and kind-of messy-- fun during our annual Halloween-themed celebration in Balboa Park
We’re back and better than ever at the Museum’s Annex at Gillespie Field! See the changes we’ve made to our location in El Cajon, including Aircraft, Exhibits and Renovation Projects.
The 8-week course prepares attendees to take the written examination for the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Private Pilot certificate.
“Dean “Diz” Laird was the ‘Quintessential Fighter Pilot,’ the type of flyer generations of other fighter pilots looked up to and who wanted to be like,” said Jim Kidrick, President & CEO of the Museum.
A special camera is now appearing live on YouTube from Balboa Park as part of the Museum’s “MoonBase San Diego” where students from Golden Hills K-8 are hatching quail as a potential species to raise on the Moon
The San Diego Air & Space Museum is remembering Brigadier General Robert Cardenas, whose distinguished aviation career earned him an honored spot in the prestigious International Air & Space Hall of Fame.
Each year the San Diego Air & Space Museum runs an exact replica of the engine the Wright Brothers used for the first powered flight on Dec. 17, 1903.
The demonstration of the running engine is the Museum’s way of commemorating the first powered flight in human history on Dec. 17, 1903. The original engine was designed and built for the Wright Brothers by Charles E. Taylor.