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NewSpace Leaders Speak at Museum of Flight

Speakers preview hot topics for the spaceflight industry’s big conference in Seattle SEATTLE – NewSpace is a three-day conference focusing on the current, near term, and future challenges of commercial spaceflight. Traditionally an annual California conference for space industry leaders, this year it will be held for the first time in Seattle–June 21-23. As a […]

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Free Admission for Dads to Museum of Flight on  Father’s Day

Free Admission for Dads to Museum of Flight on Father’s Day

SEATTLE – Admission is free to all dads (accompanied by children) on Father’s Day, June 19. The Museum is offering many new experiences since last year’s Father’s Day, including this summer’s big, interactive exhibit, Above and Beyond, the Boeing Centennial exhibits throughout the Museum (including a P-26 Peashooter fighter), the recently restored Boeing 727 prototype […]

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Museum of Flight Hosts West Coast Premiere of New Touring Aerospace Exhibit

Museum of Flight Hosts West Coast Premiere of New Touring Aerospace Exhibit

SEATTLE – Above and Beyond – The Ultimate Interactive Flight Exhibition, a groundbreaking exhibit exploring the wonder of flight and the marvels of aerospace innovation, design and technology, opens for the summer at The Museum of Flight on May 28, and will run through Sept. 10. This will be the first West Coast destination for […]

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Model Rocketry Pioneers at Museum of Flight

Model Rocketry Pioneers at Museum of Flight

Rocketry workshops during Museum’s Free First Thursday Space Day events, lectures on Thursday and Saturday SEATTLE – Saturday, May 7 at 2 p.m., model rocketry pioneers Lee and Betty Piester with Bill Stine, will present a nostalgic retrospective of the golden age of model rocketry. Piester and his wife Betty started Centuri Engineering in 1961. […]

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Museum of Flight 1933 Boeing 247D Airliner Makes Final Flight

Museum of Flight 1933 Boeing 247D Airliner Makes Final Flight

SEATTLE – After leaving Boeing Field as a new airplane 83 years ago, the world’s oldest flyable Boeing twin-engine airliner-the 247D-returned there today for good. The classic plane has belonged to The Museum of Flight since 1966, and is one of only four remaining in the world. It is the last one to fly. Today […]

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Last Flight for Museum of Flight 1933 Boeing 247D Airliner

Last Flight for Museum of Flight 1933 Boeing 247D Airliner

SEATTLE – The world’s oldest flyable Boeing airliner will make its last flight on April 26. The classic twin-engine Boeing 247D from the 1930s–one of a mere four remaining in the world, and the only one flyable–has been in the Museum’s collection since 1966. Based at the Museum’s Restoration Center on Paine Field in Everett, […]

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Producer of Hollywood’s “The Martian”  Talk at the Museum of Flight

Producer of Hollywood’s “The Martian” Talk at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – Aditya Sood, the Hollywood producer who brought Andy Weir’s book, “The Martian,” to the screen, will talk about that process in a special public conversation at the Museum on April 16 at 2 p.m. Following the program will be an open reception with Sood in the Museum’s Space Gallery. The event is free […]

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Frist Center Hosts All-Star Assembly of Spectacular Italian Vehicles

Frist Center Hosts All-Star Assembly of Spectacular Italian Vehicles

NASHVILLE, TN – Opening May 27, 2016, at Nashville’s Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance, 1945-1975 marks an unprecedented gathering of rare and stunning Italian-designed automobiles and motorcycles in a museum setting. The exhibition celebrates the streamlined elegance, novel and powerful engineering, and seductive allure characterizing Italian coach-built cars, concept […]

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Museum’ of Flight Historic Boeing 727 Prototype  Makes Final Flight

Museum’ of Flight Historic Boeing 727 Prototype Makes Final Flight

SEATTLE – On March 3rd the Museum of Flight’s recently-restored Boeing 727 prototype made its first flight in 25 years; the flight also marked the airplane’s last flight ever. The Future of Flight at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. held a preflight ceremony while hundreds of enthusiastic fans and former 727 flight crew members awaited […]

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