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F-14 Tomcat pilots share stories about flying at the Museum of Flight

F-14 Tomcat pilots share stories about flying at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – On Saturday, May 5, three former F-14 Tomcat pilots will share their stories about flying the famous swing-wing jet fighter during war and peace. U.S. Naval aviators Larry “Music” Muczynski and Hermon “Munster” Cook will take the stage with former Iranian Air Force F-14 pilot Asad Adeli. The 2 p.m. panel discussion is […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to host engine immersion workshop

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to host engine immersion workshop

Join the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum and marine mechanic Josh Richardson on Saturday, June 9, for a workshop that will teach boaters what to do if their outboard engine ends up in the water. From 9am-noon, Richardson will immerse an outboard engine in the Miles River, haul it out, diagnose it, and then demonstrate how […]

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Building Big Ideas highlights engineering at Cincinnati Museum Center

Building Big Ideas highlights engineering at Cincinnati Museum Center

CINCINNATI – While cranes and crews are busy outside Union Terminal, Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is building something big inside. CMC is inviting budding builders, designers and dreamers to explore the worlds of construction and engineering at Building Big Ideas May 6. Whether your child loves backhoes and bulldozers, is fascinated by taking things apart […]

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Young Women Meet Aerospace Mentors at the Museum of Flight

Young Women Meet Aerospace Mentors at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE, March 19, 2018–Women Fly is The Museum of Flight’s annual event for girls interested in aviation, aerospace, and STEM futures. Four hundred students will participate in a day of motivational and career-oriented activities that allows them to meet and learn from professional women working in a variety of STEM careers. This year’s event on […]

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Museum of Flight Method of Madness During March is Martian

Museum of Flight Method of Madness During March is Martian

SEATTLE – The Museum’s annual Mars Madness program begins March 10 with the first of three weekend lectures about the exploration of the Red Planet. The presentations feature researchers, spaceflight experts and NASA managers to present some of the latest news about Mars and what is in the works for future missions to the planet. […]

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Bring your own outboard motor to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Bring your own outboard motor to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum invites boaters to its St. Michaels, Md., campus from 10am–1pm Saturday, May 12, for a day in the Shipyard with CBMM’s Marine Mechanic Josh Richardson to assess the condition of your outboard motor. A limited number of participants are invited to bring their own outboard motor for assessment. Participants with […]

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Recommission your boat engine at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Recommission your boat engine at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., has planned two workshops in April to help boaters ready their engines for boating season. On Wednesday, April 25, from 5:30– 8:30pm, Recommissioning Your Outboard Motor will lead participants through checking the engine’s running condition and temperature, ignition and starting systems, and demonstrate how to replace […]

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Panel of Flight Experts Looks at All Perspectives of Aviation Safety at the Museum of Flight

Panel of Flight Experts Looks at All Perspectives of Aviation Safety at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – The subject of commercial aviation safety will be discussed from the perspective of expert pilots, aircraft designers and accident investigators during a panel presentation on Feb. 10 at 1 p.m. The event marks the opening of a new exhibit at the Museum, the J. Kenneth Higgins Aviation Safety Exhibit. Panelists include retired Boeing […]

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A Happy Haven for Young Engineering Geeks at the Museum of Flight

A Happy Haven for Young Engineering Geeks at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE, Feb. 5, 2018–On Feb. 10 two free, perennial events provide a wonderland and a haven for young geeks when the Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Contest and the Engineering Fair return to the Museum. The remarkably rambunctious Bridge Contest is a spectacle for families. The Engineering Fair is a curiously fun mix of hands-on robot, […]

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