Women In Aviation

Ruth Elder, Miss America of Aviation • Women In Aviation • Soviet “Night Witches” • The “Ninety Nines” at the SMF • Women Flyers in the Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame
RED TAILS – Courage Has No Color
The Tuskegee Airmen Diorama at SMF • Alabama Roster of Tuskegee Pilots • Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site • Top Guns from Tuskegee
February 1, 2020
Bay of Pigs Memorial – Miami Executive Airport
75th World War II Anniversary • Museum Volunteers Involvements & Accomplishments
April 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 […]

In 1975, the USAF chief of staff announced the establishment of a test program for female pilots and navigators. Although women had already proven their ability to fly military aircraft, such as the WASP had in World War II, this test program would establish a precedent for the future of USAF female pilots. T

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