Flightlines Express - January 2024 Issue

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Wright Brothers Flyer Returns to the San Diego Air & Space Museum

A reproduction of the first heavier than air machine to achieve powered flight has returned to the Museum’s Rotunda in Balboa Park


Kit, Model & Aviation Collectible Swap Meet Set for Saturday, February 3, 2024 at the Museum’s Gillespie Field Annex

The first Swap Meet of 2024 includes plastic kits, wood kits, Diecast, toys, art, publications, memorabilia, flight gear and more.


“Wings Over San Diego” special event at the San Diego Air & Space Museum set for Monday, Feb. 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Families and visitors will learn about all things aviation during this FUN, interactive event in Balboa Park.


“Masters of the Air” set to debut on Apple TV + on January 26

New miniseries follows the American pilots of the Eighth Army Air Force’s 100th Bomb Group, also known as the Bloody Hundredth, during WWII.


“Fling It To Wing It” submissions due by February 1

The objective of a new engineering competition is to build a plane and catapult system to launch a plane to see who can fly it the longest.


Featured Artifact: Fokker E-III Eindecker

One of the most recognizable aircraft in the Museum’s World War I gallery, the Focker E-III Eindecker was nimble and deadly, and was commonly known by the Allied Forces as the “Fokker Scourge.”


Featured Online Exhibit: Wright Brothers Artifacts

A new online exhibit explores some of the aircraft, objects and archival material related to the Wright Brothers housed at the San Diego Air & Space Museum.


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