Flightlines Express - February 2023 Issue

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ABOVE AND BEYOND Special Exhibition Now Open at the San Diego Air & Space Museum

Exciting, interactive and FUN experiential journey brings the future of flight to life for explorers of all ages in Balboa Park.


FB-5 Restoration Nears Completion

The San Diego Air & Space Museum is in the final stages of restoring an FB-5, the first airplane designed and built specifically for use on an aircraft carrier. The Museum's FB-5 will be one of only four in existence.


New “Aerial Introduction” Online Exhibit Features Photos of the History of Aviation in San Diego

San Diego is one of the most beautiful places on earth, and the San Diego Air & Space Museum has an extensive photo archive that not only documents aircraft and the men and women related to aerospace, but also the history of the region.


101 Chuck YEAGER-isms: Wit & Wisdom from America’s Hero” book signing by Victoria Yeager set for Sunday, February 26

“101 Chuck YEAGER-isms” shares the wit and wisdom from the former New York Times #1 best-selling author (over 1.2 million copies sold), the original Right Stuff, first ace test pilot, greatest pilot and a pilot’s pilot: Chuck Yeager and his favorite wingman, Victoria.


Work Underway to Feature Iconic Tomcat in front of the San Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park

The Museum’s Tomcat, which was recently featured in the Hollywood blockbuster TOP GUN: Maverick, will be the centerpiece of a lasting monument to the men and women who flew, designed and maintained one of the Navy's most iconic planes.


Applications Now Open for Smithsonian Sponsored Summer Internship at the San Diego Air & Space Museum

Undergraduate rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors are invited to apply. Application deadline is February 27.


WINGS OVER SAN DIEGO Features Family-Friendly Educational and Fun Activities for Families of All Ages

Family-friendly educational special event took place in the Museum’s open-air Pavilion of Flight on February 20


“Bomber Boys: World War II Flight Jacket Art” coffee table book by John Slemp, a comprehensive visual record of A-2 jackets, now on sale in the Museum’s Gift Shop

The cover of photographer John Slemp’s new coffee table book features the art on the back of a World War II bomber jacket, one of more than 150 he photographed.


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