Mary Riddle (1902 – 1981), a member of the Satsop and Clatsop tribes, was born Nannie Riddell in Bridgeport, Washington. She also owned property on the... more >
The Museum of Flight Blog
Your destination for stories and insights on all things aviation and aerospace.
Before this issue went to press, I had the opportunity to tour the B-17 and B-29 in the Collection. I've been in B-17s before, but I had never stepped... more >
“I just got hired by United Airlines to be a Stewardess.” My cousin proudly told me. Why don’t you apply?” So I did, was accepted, and two months later we... more >
Bessie Coleman was born in Atlanta Texas, right near the border with Louisiana and Arkansas, in 1892. Her mother was African American and her father was... more >
Eugene Bullard (1895 – 1961) was among the first black military pilots in the world. There were around five black military pilots in World War I, and... more >
While there are many opportunities within the aviation industry, there is a shortage of diverse candidates ready to fill entry and upper level positions.... more >
The path from goal to achievement seldom follows a straight line. Both unforeseen challenges and unexpected opportunities can alter one’s intended route.... more >
Originally from Egypt, geologist Dr. Farouk El-Baz helped NASA select the best places to land on the Moon.
When the weather turns cold and rainy in Seattle, it's the perfect time to plan a trip to the Museum! This fall, we have fun events and activities sure to... more >