Pilot Training at the Wright’s Flying School in Montgomery

Pilot Training at the Wright’s Flying School in Montgomery • The Reynold’s “Flyer” – A Wright Flyer replica • The New Aviation Workforce Initiative for the Museum • Update on the Relocation Plans
World War I Historic Happenings
World War I Historic Happenings • A Tribute To “Hank” Collins, Jr. • The Museum’s Concrete Section of the Berlin Wall • The Historic Fokker D.VII on Display
November 1, 2019
Hunter Killer “Pink” Teams
Hunter-Killer “Pink” Teams • Planes of Vietnam on Display • On Display in the Shadow Gallery • Vietnam War Memorial
January 1, 2020
March 23, 2023
March 2023 Flight Lines

Flight Lines March 2023

March 11, 2022
March 2023 Flight Lines

Women’s History Month

Women’s Veteran’s Memorial
February 1, 2022

Remembering Birmingham’s Richard Macon

On a bet, Richard Macon, a Birmingham native andgraduate of Miles College in Fairfield, AL with abachelor’s degree in mathematics, took the entranceexams for the U. […]
January 1, 2022

Remembering Walter Ray, CIA Pilot
Tragic Crash of an Lockheed A-12 • A New Blackbird? Air America CIA Pilot • Visits Museum

n January 5, 1967, a sister-ship of our museum’sLockheed A-12 (Article 131) was returning from atraining flight to the now well-known CIA’s advancedaviation research facility base […]
December 1, 2021

Wright Flyer Monument at Maxwell AFB
Birmingham’s 150th Anniversary • Wright Brothers Day The Third USS Birmingham • A Year of Transformation • The Watch That Came In From The Cold

Wright Brothers Day commemorates the first successful flight of the Wright Flyer I, heavier-thanair powered aircraft built by Orville and Wilbur Wright. It took place on […]

By early 1910, the monopoly the Wright Brothers held on the flying market was being seriously challenged by other inventors of flying machines. To deal with this issue, the brothers formed a touring company to conduct flying exhibitions to promote the sale of their airplane.

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