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  • May 15, 2022

MEDIA ALERT Sunday update: Aircraft arrival and media flight delayed until Tuesday, May 17 (previously scheduled for Monday, May 16) Media flight on WWII Boeing B-29 bomber May 17 at 3:45 p.m.

SEATTLE, May 15, 2022—Doc, one of only two World War II B-29 bombers still flying, arrives at the Museum May 17 at 2:30 p.m., with a flight for the media at 3:45 p.m. The plane...


  • May 3, 2022

May 20 Evening Event Looks at the Naughty Side of Airplane Art

SEATTLE, May 3, 2022—Military aircrews have long flown into battle emboldened by the artwork that decorated the nose of their planes. Nose Art After Dark is the Museum’s 21+...


  • April 2, 2022

Museum Hosts B-29 Superfortress Flights and Tours May 19-22

SEATTLE, April 2, 2022—Doc, one of only two World War II B-29 bombers still flying, will be based at the Museum May 19-22 for rides and tours. This will be the first time the...


  • March 4, 2022

Women Military Veteran Fliers Share Exciting Stories During March 12 Program

SEATTLE, March 4, 2022—On March 12, the Museum will celebrate International Women in Aviation and Women’s History Month with an inspiring lecture and booksigning with five women...


  • February 11, 2022

Martian Merriment at Museum Feb. 18-20

SEATTLE, Feb. 11, 2022—NASA’s Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter landed on Mars Feb. 18, 2021, and The Museum of Flight is celebrating their first anniversary with a Feb....


  • February 7, 2022

Feb. 19-20 Show Puts Hundreds of Air, Sea, Land and Space Scale Models on Display

SEATTLE, Feb. 7, 2022—The Museum hosts one of North America’s largest displays of scale models on Feb. 19-20 with the 2022 NorthWest Scale Modelers Show. Visitors will see...


  • December 9, 2021

Family Activities, Music and Comedy to Celebrate the Holidays Dec. 18

SEATTLE, Dec. 9, 2021—The Museum celebrates the holidays on Dec. 18 with sleds, songs and silliness. The activities begin at 10:30 a.m. with a special family workshop building...


  • November 5, 2021

Nov. 11 Veterans Day Ceremony Features Retired Air Force Senior Intelligence Officer

SEATTLE, Nov. 5, 2021—The keynote speaker at the Museum’s Nov. 11 Veterans Day Ceremony will be U. S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Robert “Bob” Otto, former Deputy Chief of Staff for...


  • October 22, 2021

Museum is First to Exhibit Full-Scale Mock-ups of NASA Mars Rover and Helicopter

SEATTLE, Oct. 22, 2021—On Oct. 30, The Museum of Flight will be the first site to exhibit NASA’s full-scale replicas of the Agency’s newest robotic explorers on Mars—the rover and...


  • October 20, 2021

On Halloween The Museum of Flight Becomes The Museum of Fright

SEATTLE, Oct. 20, 2021—On Oct. 31 kids can trick or treat through Seattle’s biggest Halloween haunted house, The Museum of Fright, where the world of flight becomes a spooky site...


  • September 24, 2021

Rare Short Films Now Online Digital Delights

SEATTLE, Sept. 24, 2021—Eighty-six selections from The Museum of Flight’s collection of rare, behind-the-scenes movies have been digitized for the first time and are now online....


  • September 15, 2021

The Museum of Flight and Japan’s Gifu-Kakamigahara Air and Space Museum Sign Partnership Agreement

SEATTLE, Sept. 15, 2021—The Museum of Flight and Japan’s Gifu-Kakamigahara Air and Space Museum signed a Partnership Agreement during a live virtual ceremony on Sept 14. Museum...