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Family Aviation Day


All Day

Event Type

FREE and Open to the Public
9:00am – 4:00pm

Updated Sequence of Events

It’s looking like a pretty drizzly morning tomorrow, but that won’t stop the fun times ahead for Family Aviation Day! The event is from 9am-4pm. The following has changed for awareness as you plan your visit with us:
  1. All Museum parking will be open
  2. Base Parking available to base ID holders and back gate will be open
  3. NO parking in Anchor glass field
  4. Overflow parking will be at Synergy and Busses are running!
  5. No helicopters onsite
  6. Food trucks will operate at their own discretion
  7. Opening remarks & singing National Anthem will take place in Century of Flight at 12pm
  8. See image below for schedule of events

See a video of “Spot” the robotic dog!  Next show at 2:30.  Click Here

Listen To Gen Goddard as he shares his experience as pilot of the F-100D Super Sabre!  Click Here

*Retired Maj. Gen. Rick Goddard, who commanded the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center at Robins Air Force Base and flew 180 combat missions in the F-100, is participating in Family Aviation Day! You can find him telling his stories, stationed by his plane.*


With that being said, we will still have open cockpits and aircraft to explore, WWII re-enactors to engage with, exciting STEM activities, the Aviation Career discussion, pilots and guides telling their own fascinating stories tied with the aircraft, and much more! We can’t wait to welcome you!

2023 photos
Hourly Weather Report

B-17G Restoration
Visit the Scott Hangar to see the restoration process of the B-17G.  Learn about the B-17G housed at the museum here.

Aircraft that will be open for viewing
HH-3E, AC-130 and the C-7A



  • Walk through specific aircraft
  • Climb into select open fuselages and cockpits
  • Docents on-site to share information and learn about our premier exhibits
  • The young can participate in engaging STEM Activities
  • Visit four climate controlled exhibit hangars
  • View the B-17 being restored
  • Meet units from Robins Air Force Base
  • Food Trucks
  • Playground at pavilions
  • Gift Shop
  • Virtual Reality Simulator in the Eagle Building. Choose from 9 rides!
  • and… so much more!

Visitor Guidelines
We want to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable visit to the Museum of Aviation.  Please keep the following in mind to ensure the safety of yourself and others who are visiting:

  • No Knives, box cutters, razors or any other sharp items.
  • No Firearms, blunt objects or any other object that can be considered a weapon.
  • No Unsupervised Children or Youth Groups – All children and youth groups must be accompanied by supervising adults.
  • Groups must check in at the Eagle Desk. If the group is unscheduled the Volunteer will have the group leader read and sign the Self-Guided Field Trip form.
  • No Climbing Onto or Entering Unauthorized Aircraft or Vehicles.
  • No Bicycles, Skate Boards, Skates, Roller Blades or Roller Shoes, Running, Horseplay, or Loud Behavior.
  • No Crossing of Roped or Barricaded Areas.
  • No Pets – Seeing eye and other special needs animals are permitted.
  • No Smoking Inside any Building, Aircraft or Exhibit.
  • No Intoxicated Persons or Illegal Drug Use Permitted.
  • Shoes, Shirts and other Appropriate Attire Must Be Worn.
  • No Glass Containers
  • No Drones
  • No Canopies or Tents
  • No Coolers
  • No Large Bags

2022 Photos

Campus Map
Call 478.926.1985
Information about the National STEM Academy


Thank You Metro Power/PPC Foundation for Your Support!

We wish to thank the following Sponsors and Donors

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