If Hollywood is searching for the subject of the next hit miniseries, the first black American fighter pilot Eugene Bullard should definitely make the... more >
The Museum of Flight Blog
Your destination for stories and insights on all things aviation and aerospace.
You probably know that Boeing built thousands of B-17 Flying Fortress and B-29 Superfortress bombers during World War II. But did you also know that... more >
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 >
Vietnam veterans from diverse backgrounds and experiences gathered with friends, family, and community supporters for the opening of our Vietnam Veterans... more >
Imagine the feeling of floating and seeing bright stars set against the inky darkness of the night sky. Imagine seeing the Earth’s curvature and the... more >
Jerry Coy and Jay Fontaine served during the Vietnam War and flew the O-2A and the F-4. Their experiences flying during the war have left indelible marks... more >
The B-17 has seen its fair share of stories during its illustrious history. At The Museum of Flight, we are blessed to have the only flyable B-17F model... more >
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. This... more >
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 speeds.... 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 >