As 2nd Lt. Walston B. Ten Eyck of the 96th Aero Squadron prepared to fly a bombing mission on October 27, 1918, he had no idea what the day would hold.... more >
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Top 5 Things To Do at the Museum This Fall 2019
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 >
Pilot Profile: Candyce Henderson
For Candyce Henderson, First Officer for Frontier Airlines, it all began with Mae Jemison. “In the first grade, we were assigned to do a project about a... more >
Vietnam veterans from diverse backgrounds and experiences gathered with friends, family, and community supporters for the opening of our Vietnam Veterans... more >
Vietnam War Pilots and the Planes They Flew
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 >
Stories of a B-17 Pilot
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 >
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 >
The Women Who Served During Vietnam
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 >
Top 5 Things To Do At The Museum of Flight This Spring
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 Wars... more >
How To Investigate A Plane Crash
Commercial aircraft safety has improved dramatically over the years, but the history of aviation is replete with tragic incidents that cost many lives.... more >