The Museum of Flight Blog
Your destination for stories and insights on all things aviation and aerospace.
The sleek blue, white and metallic livery of Air Force One makes it one of the most recognizable aircraft on the planet. But the plane that you’re most... more >
Seventy-one years ago, on October 14, 1947, U.S. Army Air Force Capt. Chuck Yeager piloted the Bell X-1 rocket plane on history’s first successful... more >
Romantic images of the Alaskan wild are inextricably tied to daredevil bush pilots known for flying tiny planes and executing reckless landings on sand... more >
Our favorite time of year here at the Museum is early August, when the Blue Angels come to visit. But before they land at Boeing Field, we want to help... more >
The Lockheed C-130 (and its variant, the KC-130, pictured above) is an amazing craft that takes a brave and adaptable crew to pilot and maintain it.... more >
The Sopwith Camel represents a major leap forward in early aviation technology, from stable observation-based aircraft to the more flexible, agile... more >