From the Curator – New Permanent Exhibits

Gallery of Commercial Aviation | Museum of Flying

Gallery of Commercial Aviation Slated to open in January 2019 is the Museum’s first-ever comprehensive exhibit honoring the exciting world of airline travel. Located in the main entry foyer, this corner-stone exhibit will contain a wide array of original high-end collectible airliner models and a life-time collection of never-before-seen airline service pins and wings. Complementing […]

Angela Masson

Angela Masson | California Aviation Hall of Fame | Museum of Flying
Angela Masson Year Inducted: 2018 Angela Masson began flying at 15 at Clover Field in Santa Monica. At 21 she set a record as the youngest person to fly coast to coast in a high performance aircraft. In 1971 she trained armed forces pilot cadets at Claire Walters Flight School flying over 1,000 flight hours [...]

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.

Iris Cummings Critchell, Fitz Fulton, Bob Gilliland, & Burt Rutan to be inducted into the California Aviation Hall of Fame

California Aviation Hall of Fame | Museum of Flying

For Immediate Release Media contact: Iris Cummings Critchell, Fitz Fulton, Bob Gilliland, & Burt Rutan to be inducted into the California Aviation Hall of Fame Ceremony to be held at the Museum of Flying Santa Monica, CA, February 24, 2015 The Santa Monica based Museum of Flying will host the induction into the California […]

Aviation Film Festival Series Kick-Off

Flying he Feathered Edge Screening | Museum of Flying

On Friday, February 20th, 2015, the Museum of Flying held our kick-off event for the Aviation Film Festival series. The film that debuted was “Flying the Feathered Edge, the Bob Hoover Project”. The film was directed by Kim Furst and features Harrison Ford, Carroll Shelby, noted air show performer Sean Tucker and a host of […]

Bob Hoover Movie Premier at the Museum of Flying

Flying the Feathered Edge - Bob Hoover | Museum of Flying

“Flying the Feathered Edge”, The Bob Hoover Project To kick-off the Museum Film Festival Series For Immediate Release January 16, 2015 Santa Monica, California The Museum of Flying in conjunction with Kilo Foxtrot films is proud to announce the kick-off of the Museum of Flying Film Festival Series with the Los Angeles premiere of the […]

1959 RoadAir

1959 RoadAir | Museum of Flying

Herbert L. Trautmann was an inventor and aviation enthusiast who was employed by the Douglas Aircraft Company along with some of his family members. He designed and built a one-of-a-kind aircraft called the RoadAir in 1959 right here in Southern California. He received the patent on the aircraft in 1959 with the designation of a […]