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Mar
8
Sun
2020
11:00 am Women of Aviation 2020 @ Niagara Aerospace Museum
Women of Aviation 2020 @ Niagara Aerospace Museum
Mar 8 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Women of Aviation 2020 @ Niagara Aerospace Museum
Join us at the Niagara Aerospace Museum for Women of Aviation A fun, all-ages celebration of the 110th anniversary of women in flight. Sunday, March 8, 2020 11am – 4pm Participate in a registered Guinness[...]
Apr
11
Sat
2020
11:00 am Apollo 13 50th Anniversary Puzzl... @ Niagara Aerospace Museum
Apollo 13 50th Anniversary Puzzl... @ Niagara Aerospace Museum
Apr 11 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Apollo 13 50th Anniversary Puzzle Event @ Niagara Aerospace Museum
Apollo 13 50th Anniversary Puzzle Event APOLLO 13 WAS ONE OF THE GREATEST PROBLEM-SOLVING FEATS IN NASA HISTORY. Help us commemorate this harrowing mission with a fun for families hands-on, puzzle challenge day! Saturday, April[...]

Just Announced… Celebration of Women of Aviation, Sunday, March 8 2020

Join us at the Niagara Aerospace Museum for Women of Aviation, a fun, all-ages celebration of the 110th anniversary of women in flight. Sunday, March 8, 202011am – 4pm Participate in a registered Guinness World Record Event The Pink Paper Plan ChallengeTM Perform an aerospace engineering activity Learn how planes fly Meet female pilots And much […]

Sept 18, 1919: Altitude Record set in Curtiss triplane

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 […]

April 26, 1939: US Army orders P-40 Warhawks

26 April 1939: The United States Army Air Corps placed an order for 524 Curtiss-Wright P-40 Warhawks. This was the largest production order for any U.S.-built fighter since World War I. The total cost was $12,872,398. See more details at the excellent This Day in Aviation website.