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The mission of the National Museum of WWII Aviation is to provide unique educational experiences that promote a deeper understanding of the historical importance of American aviation in World War II and its role in shaping the world we live in today. It does this to preserve and strengthen the best traditions of the American aviation past and inspire new generations of leaders and innovators in the future.

Special Olympics Plane Pull at the National Museum of WWII Aviation

Special Event — Black Cats and Dumbos Sept 25th

Outside Photo Day July 4th

Loss of Wake Island Sent American Morale to New Low

1942 Independence Day Raid was Eighth Air Force’s First Mission

Battle of Midway Presentation Stirred Pride in Daughter of SBD Pilot

Battle of Midway: American Intelligence, SBDs — and Luck — Made the Difference

U.S. Navy Exercise Simulated Pearl Harbor Attack 18 Months Before It Happened

Museum Volunteer and Pilot Flew the SBD During Battle of Midway Presentation

An 8th Air Force Bomber Pilot’s Role in the Normandy Invasion

Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASP)

Presentation and Flight Demonstration—Training Day-Learning to Fly and Fight

Presentation and Flight Demonstration – The P-47 Thunderbolt and the Battle for France

A Speech By Winston Churchill Inspired Many Including
Aviation Cadet Frank Royal

WWII Vets Tell Their Stories; American Flag is Donated

Ninth Air Force and Close Air Support after Normandy

Special Event-World War II Veterans at the Museum

NORAD Owes Much to Britain’s WW2 Chain Home System

Flying Tigers Fought Japanese From China

Small Carriers Helped Allies Win Battle Of The Atlantic

History Series Off To A Great Start

National Museum of WWII Aviation Special Event – The Battle of Midway – Saturday, June 5, 2021

National Museum of WWII Aviation Special Event – The Doolittle Raid – Saturday, April 17, 2021

National Museum of WWII Aviation Special Event – Battle of the Bismarck Sea Presentation – Saturday, March 20, 2021

SBD Dauntless Dive Bomber – A Pilot’s Perspective

Champion Aerospace Tours the National Museum of World War II Aviation

National Museum of WW II Aviation featured in newHistory® Channel documentary “Tuskegee Airmen: Legacy of Courage”

The Waco JYM Exhibit Gets A Facelift

Waco CG-4A Restoration Project Arrives at the Museum

October 17th: TBM Avenger Flight Demonstration

Honoring the Past...Building the Future

Newsletter Archive

August 2021

Thunderbolt Helped Win the Battle for France and more…

June 2021

Battle of Midway: American Intelligence, SBDs — and Luck — Made the Difference and more…

May 2021

A Doctor Proved His Worth on the Doolittle Mission and more…

April 2021

Rare Grumman Hellcat Makes Brief Appearance at Museum and more…

March 2021

Rep. Lamborn Recognizes Service Academy Nominees and more…

February 2021

History Channel Set to Air Tuskegee Airmen Documentary; Frank Macon, Gene Pfeffer are Featured and more…

January 2021

Randy Royal Nominated as City’s New Fire Chief;Father Flew Museum’s P-38 and more…

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Special Olympics Colorado Plane Pull
Fund Raising Event for Special Olympics Colorado
Saturday, September 18th—All Day
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Special Event—Black Cats and Dumbos
The PBY in the South Pacific
History Presentation and PBY Flight
Saturday, September 25th at 9:00am
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