Published January 6, 2023

EV Charging Stations in the Heritage Area

As of January 2023, there are several EV charging stations at or near National Aviation Heritage Area sites. While you charge, enjoy the attractions and amenities available. Check back here as you plan your trip to and through the Heritage Area. Additional EV charging stations are planned for installation this year. Below are 4 Electric […]

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Published September 22, 2021


For the first time, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is offering an Aviation Heritage badge through the AOPA app’s Pilot Passport available in the Google Play or App Store. AOPA worked with the National Aviation Heritage Area to develop the list of eligible sites and airports. Pilots or non-pilots who visit and check-in […]

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Published July 16, 2021

17-Day Space Celebration at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

A 17-day celebration to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 15 moon landing will take place from July 22 through Aug. 7 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Apollo 15 completed the fourth successful moon landing mission with an all-U.S. Air Force crew, and its Command Module is on display in […]

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Published February 23, 2021

International Association of Astronomical Artists

A new space art exhibit hosted by the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, in conjunction with the International Association of Astronomical Artists (IAAA), titled “The Beauty of Space,” will open at the museum on Feb. 26, 2021. IAAA is a non-profit organization whose members implement and participate in astronomical and space art projects, […]

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Published June 16, 2020

Dayton Walk of Fame 2020 Class to include local Medal of Honor Recipient

The Walk of Fame induction class of 2020 offers a first-class mix of individuals with outstanding achievements in the categories of Arts, Culture, Education, Invention, Science, Military, Community Service, Significant Personal Achievement, Entertainment, Media and Philanthropy. “We have another year of outstanding inductees,” said Harry Seifert, president and CEO of Wright Dunbar, Inc. “They are […]

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Published March 18, 2019

Learn about D-Day anniversary events

Updated March 19, 2019. The 75th anniversary of D-Day is to be the focus of several special events in the National Aviation Heritage Area. The National Museum of the U. S. Air Force, the Air Force Museum Foundation, Grimes Field Municipal Airport in Urbana and the WACO Air Museum in Troy are planning special programs and […]

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