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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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Air Force U-2 Pilot Featured Speaker at the Museum of Flight

Air Force U-2 Pilot Featured Speaker at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – On Feb 3, US Air Force U-2 pilot Maj. Kristofer W. Duckett will deliver an inspiring and family-friendly presentation at The Museum of Flight. Duckett has served more than 22 years in the Air Force, and is currently with the 99th Reconnaissance Squadron at Beale AFB, Calif. The squadron employs U-2s in operations […]

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Mission Aerospace exhibition at Cincinnati Museum Center

Mission Aerospace exhibition at Cincinnati Museum Center

CINCINNATI – Tomorrow’s aviation pioneers are here. It’s time for their first mission. Mission Aerospace is cleared for landing at Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) May 25. Kids dream of becoming pilots and astronauts. Most adults never quite grow out of that dream. Mission Aerospace is your chance to prove you have the right stuff as […]

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The Museum of Flight Partners with New Aviation Museum in Japan

The Museum of Flight Partners with New Aviation Museum in Japan

Cooperative agreement announced at grand opening of Aichi Museum of Flight SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight in Seattle and Aichi Museum of Flight near Nagoya announced a cooperative agreement at the grand opening of the Aichi Museum today at Nagoya Airport in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The two museums will advance a mutually beneficial relationship […]

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Lecture and Book Signing with Astronaut/Mountaineer Scott Parazynski at the Museum of Flight

Lecture and Book Signing with Astronaut/Mountaineer Scott Parazynski at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – On Dec. 9 the Museum hosts a lecture and book signing with the remarkable Scott Parazynski, the only person to have flown in space and summited Mt. Everest. The astronaut, explorer, physician, inventor and now author, will talk about his new memoir, The Sky Below. The 2 p.m. program is free with Museum […]

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Museum of Flight Puts Blue Angel on a Pedestal

Museum of Flight Puts Blue Angel on a Pedestal

SEATTLE – On Nov. 17 the Museum’s Navy F/A-18C Blue Angel was relocated from a corner in the Aviation Pavilion to its new home on free display atop a pedestal near the Museum’s south lawn entrance. Canted skyward to a height of almost 4-stories, the plane is a tribute to the Blue Angels and the […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum floating fleet prepped for winter

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum floating fleet prepped for winter

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Shipwright James DelAguila reports that the St. Michaels museum’s floating fleet of historic vessels is being prepped for the colder months after a full summer of upgrades. With CBMM’s railway maintenance season wrapped up, new full-time marine mechanic Josh Richardson had the opportunity to do some much needed catch-up on systems […]

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