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Press Releases

  • February 11, 2020

Northwest Modelers Show the Scale of Air, Sea and Land Designs Feb. 15-16

SEATTLE, Feb. 11, 2020—The Museum hosts one of North America’s largest displays of scale models on Feb. 15-16 with the 2020 NorthWest Scale Modelers Show. Visitors will see...

  • February 3, 2020

Museum Adds Historic Army Helicopter to Collection Feb. 8

SEATTLE, Feb. 3, 2020—A recently retired, veteran U.S. Army Boeing CH-47D Chinook helicopter will make a new home at the Museum on Feb. 8. Nicknamed My Old Lady, it was the oldest...

  • January 21, 2020

Museum Even More of a Happy Haven for Young Tech Geeks Feb. 8

SEATTLE, Jan. 29, 2019—On Feb. 8 two perennial favorites at the Museum provide both a wonderland and a haven for young geeks: the Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Contest and the...

  • January 21, 2020

Washington State Underserved Middle School Youths Served by Aerospace Pros at Museum Feb. 1

SEATTLE, Jan. 22, 2020—On Feb. 1, over 150 Washington state underserved middle school students and their parents will enjoy a free day of activities supported by airline pilots...

  • January 16, 2020

Spaceflight Can Kill You: Fallen Astronauts Remembered with Displays and Lecture Jan. 24-Feb. 2

SEATTLE, Jan. 16, 2020—This year may be the beginning of another era in spaceflight, with plans for new Boeing and SpaceX crewed spaceships on NASA missions to the International...

  • November 26, 2019

Santa Claus Lands a Plane, Caspar Babypants Sings on Dec. 14

SEATTLE, Nov. 26, 2019—Santa is letting his reindeer rest up for Christmas Eve, so he and Mrs. Claus will fly an airplane to the Museum’s holiday celebration with Caspar Babypants...

  • November 6, 2019

The Museum of Flight Announces New Online Access to Rocketry Archives

SEATTLE, Nov. 6, 2019—The Museum has launched a major new online resource for images and research papers that document the growth of the model rocketry industry and other research...

  • October 29, 2019

Museum Screens Boeing Jetliner Video Series Nov. 2 and 9

SEATTLE, Oct. 29, 2019—The Museum of Flight collaborated with Boeing and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics to produce six one-hour videos detailing the first...

  • October 23, 2019

New Film Struggles with Vietnam Veterans’ War and Peace

SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2019—On Nov. 9—Veterans Day Weekend—filmmakers Dave Merlino and Dustin Sweet screen their new documentary, Apache Blues: Welcome Home, a film about their search...

  • October 21, 2019

A Patriotic Nov. 11 Veterans Day at The Museum of Flight

SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2019—The Museum honors Veterans Day, Nov. 11, with special programs and free Museum admission for veterans and active military. The patriotic events include a...

  • October 11, 2019

Filmmakers Screen New World War II Documentary Oct. 26

SEATTLE, Oct. 11, 2019—Film director Michael Sellers and actor Michael Cudlitz from HBO's Band of Brothers will be at the Museum Oct. 26 to screen their award-winning new...

  • September 10, 2019

Museum Hosts Royal Air Force Red Arrows Aerobatic Team In First Seattle Demo Sept. 23

SEATTLE, Sept. 10, 2019—The UK’s celebrated Royal Air Force aerobatic display team, the Red Arrows, will make their first-ever visit to Seattle on Sept. 23 with an 11:15 a.m....