Museum of Flight Announces Free Admission for Boeing Employees and Guests

. July 8, 2015

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight celebrates the 99th anniversary of the founding of The Boeing Company with a day-long celebration of this aerospace giant’s rich history. Admission is free for Boeing employees (with up to 6 guests). Boeing ID is required.

 The original Boeing airplane factory, at The Museum of Flight. Ted Huetter/The Museum of Flight

The original Boeing airplane factory, at The Museum of Flight. Ted Huetter/The Museum of Flight

Boeing History Book Preview and Signing
A special preview and signing of Russ Banham’s book “Higher: 100 Years of Boeing” is scheduled for 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the T.A. Wilson Great Gallery.

Family Workshops
The Bank of America Weekend Family Workshop looks at kites. From delicate kites made out of leaves to unique kites used for fishing to large kites that can actually lift people into the air, the kite has played an important role in aviation history. Workshop participants get the story of these incredible yet simple flying objects, then make and decorate their own kite to fly at home. 11 a.m. and1 p.m.

World War I Aviation Symposium
At 2 p.m. The Museum of Flight, in conjunction with the Northwest Chapter of the Friends of the American Fighter Aces, will host a 2-hour symposium focusing on the early innovations in fighter aircraft design during the First World War. The panelists at the “Fokker Scourge” symposium are renowned authors in World War I aviation history, Greg VanWyngarden, Jack Herris, and Lance Bronnenkant. The event is free with admission to the Museum. The authors’books will be available at the Museum Store, with book signings at the symposium.
www.museumofflight.org/event/fokker-scourge-and-one-hundred-years-1915

For general Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit www.museumofflight.org

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