Flightlines Express - October 2023 Issue

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Distinguished Class of 2023 Enters the Prestigious International Air & Space Hall of Fame at the San Diego Air & Space Museum

More than 300 guests enjoyed a rare glimpse into the life-long achievements and pioneering spirit of five aviation explorers and innovators at the Museum’s annual star-studded gala on Saturday, October 21.


New “Breaking Barriers” Exhibit Honoring Pioneering Black American Aviators and Astronauts Debuts at the San Diego Air & Space Museum

New permanent exhibit in the Museum's World War II Gallery featuring animatronic of Brigadier General Benjamin O. Davis tells the compelling story of the milestones and advancements achieved by Black American aviators and astronauts.


Join Us For the Second Annual San Diego Air & Space Museum “Aerofest” Open Hangar & Museum Sale on Saturday Nov. 4 at our Gillespie Field Annex in El Cajon

The San Diego Air & Space Museum is hosting its second-annual “Aerofest” Open Hangar and Museum Sale on Saturday Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at our Gillespie Field Annex in El Cajon.


Last Chance to Sign Up for a Great Day of Golf and Giving Back at the 39th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on November 7, 2023

The annual day of serious – and not so serious golf -- raises funds for the Museum’s vital STEM education programs.


Featured Online Exhibit: Women Factory Workers

Prior to Pearl Harbor, as the Second World War raged in Europe, American manufacturing and industry expanded, producing arms and goods for our allies overseas, and keeping people employed at home.


Featured Artifact: Bell X-1

On October 14, 1947, Chuck Yeager became the first man to break the sound barrier, piloting an aircraft faster than the speed of sound in the Bell X-1 above the high desert near California’s Edwards Air Force Base.


One Book: One San Diego Live Storytelling Event at the San Diego Air & Space Museum on Friday November 3

From debut author Antwan Eady and artist Gracey Zhang comes a glowing tale about the young dreaming big. A perfect story to demonstrate how pride in where we come from can bring a shining confidence.


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