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H-1 "Huey" Helicopter
Climb-in Exhibit


Sit in a famous "Huey" helicopter like the ones that flew in Vietnam.

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Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit
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Museum of Aviation Mission Statement
To portray the history of Robins Air Force Base as part of the heritage of the United States Air Force, educate and inspire our visitors, and recruit the future workforce.

 

WHAT'S HAPPENING

Museum of Aviation Foundation Invites Runners and Walkers to 2014 Races on Robins Air Force Base

The Nineteenth Annual Museum of Aviation Foundation Marathon, Half-Marathon and 5K Run/Walk will be held at the Museum of Aviation on Saturday, January 17, 2015. The races are sponsored by the Jeff Smith Automotive, Museum of Aviation Foundation and the Robins Pacers Running/Walking Club. The three races to be run on Robins Air Force Base next to the Museum of Aviation. The Marathon and Half-Marathon courses are certified and a Boston Marathon qualifier. Proceeds from the growing annual event benefit the Museum of Aviation, one of the largest education-focused aviation museums in the country.

Disposable electronic chip timing will be used for all races.The start time for the Marathon is 8:00 am (6 hour cutoff). The Half-Marathon will start at 8:15 am and the 5K Run/Walk will start at 8:30 am. Patriotic opening ceremonies will be held in the Century of Flight Hangar.

For Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K Brochure, CLICK HERE

To register with Museum of Aviation, CLICK HERE or with Active, CLICK HERE

 

A Surface-to-Air Missile that Needed Respect
By Marilyn N. Windham - Sun News Columist

I had not really noticed this missile at the Museum of Aviation. The reason was that it sits behind the eye-catching, powerful SR-71 “ Blackbird” in the Century of Flight Hangar. While I was walking down the stairs behind the SR-71 the other day, I realized that there was a missile there standing upright. It immediately caught my interest. It was an SA-2. It stands 35 feet tall.

As I stood there I thought of the recent downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that was allegedly brought down by a Russian surface-to-air missile over Ukraine. The SAM that was used, if true, was surely a descendent of the Soviet designed S-75 Dvina SAM system that was created in the 1950s and used by the North Vietnamese in the Vietnam War. NATO gave the S-75 the designation “SA-2” and the name “Guideline.” According to many sources, the SA-2 became the most widely deployed air defense system in history.

The Soviets introduced the SA-2 system in 1957. There were 4,600 launchers built.

In the 1960s, the SA-2 became well known for several incidents. The most famous incident was the 1960 downing of Francis Gary Powers in the American U-2 spy aircraft over the Soviet Union. Another well-known downing of an American plane occurred in 1962 when another U-2 was hit with an SA-2 over Cuba.

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Museum of Aviation to Hold "Murder High Reunion Class of '85" Dinner Theater

The Museum of Aviation Foundation and Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame is inviting all 80’s fans to an interactive “Murder High – A High School Reunion” Mystery Dinner Theater on February 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21, 2015. You’ve come a long way in the last 30 years and so have your classmates. It’s time to reunite with your old friends (and enemies) to see what everyone has become. Unfortunately for one of you… it is a murderer who is destined to strike.

This year’s dinner theatre is set in current times but the Class Reunion theme is a Throw Back to the 80’s. We encourage you to have fun and dress the part. There will be a Best Dressed 80’s contest winner every night! Dress your 80’s best to win a $50.00 gift certificate!

Tickets may be purchased online or by completing the order form and returning it to the Museum of Aviation with your payment.

 

Museum of Aviation Foundation Aviation Heritage Center Announces 2015 Skyscapes Poster Contest

The Museum of Aviation’s Aviation Heritage Center has announced the Annual SkyScapes Poster Contest for 6th-8th Grade students. The theme for the 2015 contest will be “On the Homefront During WWII.” All entries should be delivered to the Century of Flight Hangar at the Museum of Aviation no later than January 30, 2015.

Each year students are invited to submit their original artwork to the Museum through their school classroom. Entries are judged primarily on artistic talent and creativeness in representing the theme. Prizes will be awarded to the top 7 winners who will have their artwork put on display in the Century of Flight Hangar for one year. Teachers with the most entries will also receive a special prize.

For Poster Contest Packet, CLICK HERE.

 

 

MUST SEE VIDEOS
 

GPB presents: World War II fighter pilot Robert L. Scott
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Papa said,
"We Should Never Forget."

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Day: Down to Earth -
Return of the 507th

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Tuskegee Airmen:
A Proud Heritage

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SR-71 Blackbird Lift onto Pedestals
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Museum of Aviation
Walk Around

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RQ-4A Global Hawk Walk Around
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F-111E Aardvark Spotlight
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Open Daily 9 am - 5 pm
Christmas Eve and
New Year’s Eve
Hours: 9 am - 1 pm
(Closed on Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day)



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The Museum of Aviation Foundation is pleased to announce that we are now enrolled in the Kroger Community Rewards Program! Every time that you shop at Kroger, you can support the Museum of Aviation Foundation simply by following a few easy steps to add the Foundation as the organization that you support to your Kroger Plus card account. For enrollment steps,
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EVENTS SPACES & CATERING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE
Let the Museum's catering services make your next event sensational. From small intimate events to large banquets, the catering staff can handle any size affair. Contact the catering services department at
(478) 926-1847

 
WHAT'S NEXT

December 20
Science with Santa
Pre K - 5th Grade

 

January 10
A Long Way Down -
Junior Scouts Program
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January 17
Marathon, Half-Marathon
and 5K
To register, CLICK HERE

 

January 30
SkyScapes Poster Contest
6th - 8th Grade
For packet, CLICK HERE

Museum of Aviation     GA Hwy 247 & Russell Parkway     Warner Robins, GA  31088     (478) 926-6870