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2017 Summer Camp

Date Morning Afternoon
July 10-14 Open Open
July 31-Aug 4 Open Open
August 7-11 Open Open

The AMC Museum’s educational summer camp is for children interested in aeronautics and the U.S. Air Force. They will learn the history and science of flight, learn to fly in a simulator, and pre-flight an actual aircraft. They’ll also see what it’s like in a working air traffic control tower on base, get a weather briefing, talk to a pilot and loadmaster, and go on a digital scavenger hunt!

A unique feature of this summer camp is the option of a flight in a Dover AFB aero club plane around the base flight pattern for only $25. ( Continue Reading… )

15th Annual Collectors Day

Whether you collect things yourself or just want to see what others collect, you should come to the AMC Museum on April 22nd for our 15th Annual Collectors Day. This free event is open to everyone. You can bring your own collection of sports memorabilia, Beanie Babies, or early American currency.  This family-friendly event may leave you scratching your head, or it may remind you of some hidden treasures packed away in your attic. In either case, come on out and join the fun. ( Continue Reading… )

Update: Is your name on the bench?

Here’s an update on the Air Mobility Command Museum Foundation 2016 Winter “Bench Program.”

Thanks to your interest and comments, we have an exciting new phase of last winter’s highly successful fundraising program. As a result of the huge response from so many Veterans, Museum members and supporters, we now plan to run this program on a continuous basis, with special emphasis during the winter months. We’ve also added two new benches for our C-47 Skytrain and B-17 Flying Fortress that will stay outside in our Commemoration Park.
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12th Annual Golf Tournament Recap

12th Annual Golf Tournament Recap

The AMC Museum Foundation 12th Annual Golf Tournament was held on Friday, June 3, 2016. It was a huge success as our golfers turned out for an afternoon of golf and fun.  As our foundation’s largest fund-raising event, all the proceeds go to help us fulfill the mission of the AMC Museum as an aviation and aerospace, education, scientific, cultural, historical, and inspirational facility for the general public and the U.S. Air Force community. Our sincere thanks to ALL those who supported the AMC Museum Foundation by either playing, being a Hole Sponsor, or donating door prizes and Silent Auction items. Planning is already underway for next year’s tournament.

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Aircraft Bench Fundraiser

Is Your Name on the Bench?

The AMC Museum Foundation is starting a unique fundraising campaign.

For a $100 donation to the AMC Museum Foundation “Bench Program” you can get your name on a plaque on the bench of your choice. We’ll also recognize you in the museum’s quarterly newsletter, Hangar Digest, and on our website.

They’ll be placed on the ramp near their respective aircraft to complement the static displays, and, as often as possible, they’ll be placed where visitors can rest in some shade. These 8-foot-long benches are high-quality plastic-coated rolled steel with cast aluminum legs. Weighing in at nearly 250 pounds each, we shouldn’t need to move them, even for the occasional Delaware hurricane.

Learn more and be a part of our aircraft bench program by clicking here!

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