National Museum of the United States Air Force http://wvxu.org en Air Force Museum breaking ground on new wing http://wvxu.org/post/air-force-museum-breaking-ground-new-wing <p></p><p>Construction will begin this summer on a new wing at the National Museum of the United States Air Force&nbsp; near Dayton.</p><p>The official groundbreaking is Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m.</p><p>Museum Director Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jack Hudson says the new facility will improve the visitor experience.</p><p>"It gives us the capability to tell that story of our Air Force and to inspire our kids in ways that we can't do right now," says Hudson.</p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 08:40:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 27472 at http://wvxu.org Air Force Museum breaking ground on new wing National Aviation Hall of Fame's newest class of inductees http://wvxu.org/post/national-aviation-hall-fames-newest-class-inductees <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Brian O’Donnell talks with </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Ron Kaplan</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> from the </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">National Aviation Hall of Fame</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> about the recently announced class of famed aviators and astronauts and the October 4 induction ceremony. The Hall of Fame is located at the </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">National Museum of the Air Force</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> just up the road in Dayton, Ohio.</span></p><p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 05:30:25 +0000 Brian O'Donnell 16873 at http://wvxu.org National Aviation Hall of Fame's newest class of inductees Memorial wall has unique way of honoring veterans http://wvxu.org/post/memorial-wall-has-unique-way-honoring-veterans <p>Just in time for Memorial Day, the <a href="http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/" target="_blank">National Museum of the United States Air Force</a> in Dayton is dedicating a wall of honor recognizing veterans and others who serve and have served our country.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.legacydataplates.com/" target="_blank">Legacy Data Plate Wall of Honor </a>memorializes veterans and others with a military connection. Each memorial plaque is designed to resemble data plates on military aircraft but instead of model and serial numbers, there are loving remembrances.</p> Fri, 24 May 2013 19:04:02 +0000 Tana Weingartner 12985 at http://wvxu.org Memorial wall has unique way of honoring veterans Space Fest at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force http://wvxu.org/post/space-fest-national-museum-us-air-force <p>Dean Regas is <a href="http://wvxu.org/programs/looking"><strong>Looking Up</strong></a> the road to the <a href="http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/"><strong>National Museum of the U.S. Air Force</strong> <strong>at Wright Patterson Air Force Base</strong></a>. He’s on the phone with spokesperson <strong>Cindy Henry</strong> to talk about the different exhibitions visitors will find there, plus their <a href="http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/spacefest.asp"><strong>2013 Space Fest</strong></a> happening today (Saturday, May 4) and showcasing their <a href="http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/exhibits/missile/index.asp"><strong>Missile &amp; Space Gallery</strong></a> with special displays and free activities.</p><p> Fri, 03 May 2013 05:30:15 +0000 Dean Regas 11988 at http://wvxu.org Space Fest at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Air Force Museum feels sequestration effects http://wvxu.org/post/air-force-museum-feels-sequestration-effects <p></p><p>The <a href="http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/" target="_blank">National Museum of the United States Air Force</a> near Dayton is closing some exhibits and could close more because of the sequester.</p><p>Beginning May 1, the museum's Presidential and Research &amp; Development Galleries will close until further notice.</p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 18:24:47 +0000 Tana Weingartner 11086 at http://wvxu.org Air Force Museum feels sequestration effects