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Lecture / Presentation

Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm

The presentation is called THE STORY OF AMELIA EARHART and is based upon on Mr. Bowman’s recent book of the same name which was published in the summer of 2012. Created in PowerPoint format, it features many photos that are rarely seen, along with some embedded video clips, including the final takeoff of Amelia Earhart. It will also include a number of little known facets and side puzzles of Earhart’s disappearance. Mr. Bowman will also be available to sign copies of his book after the program.

Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Join us as the Museum of Flight, in conjunction with the Navy League of the United States, the Air Force Association, and the Association of the US Army, once again commemorates Armed Forces Day with a series of special events. The centerpiece will be a 12 noon flag raising ceremony, where donated flags of the five branches and the POW/MIA flag will be raised on flag poles in front of the Museum's main entrance. The day will also feature an 11am public program and discussion with Rear Admiral Keith A. Taylor (USCG) and Brigadier General Mark R.

Saturday, April 6, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Join us for a special presentation by this world-renowned military and aviation artist! Mr. Dietz will discuss a number of his World War I paintings; the background of his subjects, his inspiration for them, his technique, and his artistic philosophy. Mr. Dietz will also be available to sign copies of his new book of World War I art, "Knights in Canvas." which can be purchased at the Museum of Flight store on the day of the event.

Join us for an exciting and unique symposium weekend on the future of Commercial Space Exploration! Space Up is "an 'unconference' where participants decide the topics, schedule, and structure of the event. Everyone attends Space Up is encouraged to give a talk, moderate a panel, or start a discussion....Based on unconferences in other industries, you might see businesses started, problems solved, projects kicked off, plans hatched, and amazing friendships born."

Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Soaring Expo has invited Einar Enevoldson, who flew with Steve Fossett to a record altitude in the Perlan glider, now on exhibit at the Museum of Flight, to speak about the Perlan 2 project. He will speak on how the glider can soar so high, how that ability was discovered and how climate change is affecting that. He will also remind young people that there is still so much to learn and explore, and how excellence in science, engineering, craftsmanship, and teamwork are all necessary for the Perlan Project to succeed.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

**This event has been CANCELED and will be rescheduled for a later date.**

Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

On April 18, 1943, the Allies scored the highest aerial victory count (76) of any allied mission during World War II, breaking the back of the aerial bridge that the Axis forces were using to retreat and evacuate from North Africa. This historic event was called the “Palm Sunday Massacre” & the Cape Bon “Goose Shoot”.

Sunday, March 10, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

A panel of former and present flight attendants tell-all. The Museum’s Flight Attendant Day panels are well known for their highly entertaining and moving stories by the people who have been taking care of airline passengers for many years.

Saturday, March 9, 2013 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Beverly Armstrong presents the story of Bessie Coleman, America’s first female African American pilot.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 12:00pm

Bridget Cooley & Helen Cernik tell about their flight from Seattle to Edinburgh, Scotland in a single-engine airplane.

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