Airview News

Please enjoy the first edition of Airview News, which we hope to make a regular update of Museum and S.M. airport news. Please pay special attention to our Mission Statement and Appeal piece on page 2. The Museum of Flying rely’s heavily on donations from it’s supporters and even the smallest amount can help.

Around the World in the Douglas World Cruiser

Douglas World Cruiser - Chicago | Museum of Flying

Following WWI intrepid airmen everywhere looked at the globe and considered the possibility of circumnavigating the earth in an airplane. The war had shown them how valuable it could be to span vast distances in a short amount of time. Meanwhile in the small California coastal city of Santa Monica, the Douglas Aircraft Company had […]