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April 2019

Speaker Series: Mike Machat interviews Chad Slattery

April 28, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Museum of Flying, 3100 Airport Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
Chad Slattery | Museum Of Flying

Chad Slattery, co-founder of the International Society of Aviation Photography specializes in digital imaging and post production for aviation and aerospace clients. Winter 2017 saw the publication of his latest book, Aviation Photography, the first detailed guide to photographing aircraft and personalities in the air and on the ground. Chad’s corporate clients include Boeing, Bombardier, Embraer, HondaJet, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and Orbital Sciences. Using sophisticated lighting and Photoshop techniques, he has photographed over 400 business jets. Chad is a…

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June 2019

Speaker Series: The History of Northrop

June 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Museum of Flying, 3100 Airport Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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XB-35 | The Museum of Flying

Ever wanted to learn about Northrop Aircraft and its Founder, John K. "Jack" Northrop? Mr. Tony Chong, Historian Emeritus, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Sector, will give a presentation about Northrop history at the Museum of Flying on Sunday, June 23rd at 1:00pm. Watch for more details!

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August 2019

Speaker Series- The Braniff Concorde

August 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Museum of Flying, 3100 Airport Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Did you know the only U.S. airline to fly the Concorde was Braniff? Come to our next Museum of Flying Speaker Series in the theater at 1:00pm on Sunday, August 11th to experience a flight aboard Braniff's magnificent SST! BI Concorde | The Museum of Flying

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March 2020

**CANCELLED** Speaker Series- “Spy Pilot” with author Francis Gary Powers, Jr.

March 22, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Museum of Flying, 3100 Airport Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Due to the current health situation, the Lockheed U-2 Speaker Program at the Museum of Flying featuring Francis Gary Powers, Jr. on 03/22 has been cancelled. We appreciate your understanding, and hope to reschedule this program sometime next year.   Francis Gray Powers, Jr. is a noted author and world authority on his Father's career which included the famed Russian shoot-down of the Lockheed U-2 photo-recon aircraft on May 1, 1960 - an event that proved to be one of…

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June 2020

Speaker Series- “The Boeing 727” with Brian Schiff, TWA Captain (Retired)

June 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
Museum of Flying, 3100 Airport Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Ask any pilot about their favorite airplane and the answer's always instantaneous. For retired airline Captain Brian Schiff, it's the Boeing 727 trijet, an aircraft he proudly flew for TWA for the better part of his career. Brian proudly continued his family's tradition in aviation because his father, Barry Schiff, flew that airline's first jetliner - the Boeing 707 - and became a prolific aviation author. Brian is a most entertaining speaker, and will share some great stories about flying…

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