The supersonic legend Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird is the fastest stealth aircraft in the world. Propelled by jet engines, it can reach speeds of Mach 3.... more >
The Museum of Flight Blog
Your destination for stories and insights on all things aviation and aerospace.
Thousands of Museum of Flight visitors step inside Concorde each year to admire its posh interior and imagine what it's like to fly at supersonic... more >
Darlene Jevne remembers the sweltering heat.
“When we landed, what I really remember is that it was so hot. The humidity was horrible,” she says,... more >
Bob Dempster calls himself an average taildragger pilot, but this is a gross understatement. Bob and his co-pilot wife, Diane, have flown their 1947... more >
There are lots of fun activities to choose from at The Museum of Flight this spring. From big new exhibit openings to visits from your favorite Star... more >
Commercial aircraft safety has improved dramatically over the years, but the history of aviation is replete with tragic incidents that cost many lives.... more >
We’ve all grown familiar with horror stories about technological mishaps involving personal assistant bots, like Alexa and Siri, and self-driving cars.... more >
In February, Hollywood’s finest will gather in Hollywood for the film industry’s most important event: the Academy Awards, and the Best Picture winner... more >
As we approach the fiftieth anniversary of Apollo 11 and wonder how in the world we got to the Moon, let’s erase the lines between the histories of... more >