Plenty of development was needed at Dodgertown when Walter O’Malley became Dodger President in October 1950. He began to invest in and make many improvements on the site, which had been abandoned as a World War II U.S. Naval Air base, adjacent to the Vero Beach Airport. When the Dodgers first acquired the property once […]
The close of 2018 brought exciting news to the Museum of Flying. A new management team has soared into action and is looking forward to creating new exhibits, enhancing some existing displays and creating new programs. The newly appointed team includes Mike Machat, Curator and expert aviation historian extraordinaire. Mike will be working to enhance […]
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 […]
Take a look at the most recent printable newsletter, “Taking Flight“, with updates about new exhibits and events that we are planning. Hope you enjoy!
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.
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 […]
The Museum of Flying in Santa Monica is pleased to offer all Boeing employees, families, and retirees, half-off admission for the month of July 2016! Free Museum Day is July 15th, 2016
For Immediate Release Media contact: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]