We had a blast at on Saturday, December 10, 2022, at the First, Last, and Future Lunar Missions event. We had two great presentation on Western New York’s significant contributions to the Apollo lunar missions and the future plans for the Artemis missions. And our audience was one of the most well informed group of […]
Join us at the museum for a book signing and talk on Larry Bell and his company’s contribution to the aerospace industry. Saturday October 15 at the Museum More details at this link.
Saturday, September 17, 20221:00 p.m.at the Museum The all African-American Tuskegee Airmen have become one of the most celebrated units in World War II history. Please join us on Saturday, September 17th, when Dr. Dan Haulman, one of the world’s leading authorities on the unit, speaks to us on their service, tremendous challenges, and legacy. […]
The museum is open for visitors on weekends only from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Other open days will be listed in the Events section.) Volunteer docents may be limited, so visitors may enjoy the museum on self-guided tours.
On October 26, 2019, we had a full day of activities to honor and celebrate Western New York’s contribution to breaking the sound barrier. Our visitors and members joined us in celebrating this aviation first and it’s Western NY roots. Just down the street from our museum, in the Bell Wheatfield plant, is where the […]
Curtiss Engineering Corporation test pilot Roland Rohlfs set a Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) World Record for Altitude when he flew a Curtiss 18T-2 Wasp triplane, U.S. Navy Bureau of Aeronautics serial number A3325, to an altitude of 9,577 meters (31,421 feet) over Roosevelt Field, Long Island, New York.¹ Contemporary sources, however, reported that Rohlfs’ peak altitude was […]