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
Charles Lindbergh Visits Birmingham
Charles Lindbergh Visits Birmingham • The Spirit of St. Louis Flight Simulator • A Ryan Replica Finds a New Home at the Museum • The Early Atlantic Ocean crossings
October 1, 2019
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
December 1, 2019
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 […]

It started as an observation platform and rapidly evolved into a weapon. By the end of the war it was realized that if you control the skies above a battlefield you will win the battle.

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