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Annual Campaign

Why should you donate to our Annual Campaign? Your tax-deductible donation helps preserve our U.S. Air Force history and heritage and funds aircraft restoration, new exhibits, and educational programs. We have two major restoration projects—the C-119B Flying Boxcar and the KB-50J Superfortress (pictured above)—and we’re obviously excited about both! As you’ve seen in recent Hangar…

KB-50J Superfortress Restoration Underway

KB-50 Restoration Underway

The KB-50J Superfortress has arrived from MacDill AFB, Florida, transported by Worldwide Aircraft Recovery. The restoration crew have their work cut out for them after finding several areas of corrosion that will need to be treated before final assembly. Below are several photos of the restoration crew hard at work. We ask that visitors stay…

Honoring Heritage: KB-50 has new home

Over the next few weeks, it will be hard to miss the careful disassembly of the KB-50J Superfortress and the F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft, from the Memorial Park at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. The KB-50J, especially, has a significant history as it is known as the oldest remaining tanker modified for air refueling and…

USA Today 10 Best – Best Delaware Attraction

2017 USA Today Voter's Choice - Best Delaware Attraction

Thank you to our visitors and fans for voting us Delaware’s number one attraction for 2017 in USA Today’s 10BEST Readers’ Choice! With your continued support, we’ve made the museum a place for you, your friends and family to visit and learn about Air Force heritage and Air Mobility Command’s mission to support our military…

2017 AMC Museum Foundation Annual Campaign

2017 AMC Museum Foundation Annual Campaign

Why should you donate to our Annual Campaign? Your tax-deductible donation helps preserve our U.S. Air Force history and heritage and funds aircraft restoration, new exhibits, and educational programs like our popular aviation summer camp. Read the full campaign letter below to see why we need your support. Donate $50 or more and be entered…

75th Anniversary of Air Transport Command

The 75th anniversary of Air Transport Command (ATC) is upon us. It all started with Air Corps Ferrying Command in 1941, ferrying aircraft from the USA to obroad, and was soon renamed Air Transport Command in 1942. It took on the mission of now delivering supplies and equipment to overseas combat theaters and also ferrying…

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…

Is Your Name on the Bench?

Aircraft Bench Fundraiser

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…

Jumping into History

“Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you.” These remarks made by Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Allied…

New Gate at the AMC Museum

If you drive Route 9, you’ll have noticed the museum’s new gate being built. On April 7th, the new gate was officially opened at a dedication ceremony. The gate’s brick wall and metal gate construction is not only more attractive but is also more secure. On a pedestal overlooking Route 9 is a Cessna T-37…

Museum volunteer shares story of service

It was January 1945, the Battle of the Bulge was coming to an end and 21 year old Lt. Donald Clark found himself piloting a C-47A Skytrain over the Western Front. Its cargo bay, loaded with gasoline and ammunition, was on its way to Lt. Gen. George Patton’s 3rd U.S. Army and its tanks, as…

KC-10 Refueling over Afghanistan

Aircrew from the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing performed aerial refueling with the KC-10 Extender an advanced aerial tanker and cargo aircraft in support of combat operations over Afghanistan on April 2, 2014 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Receivers included one KC-10 Extender, two F-16 Fighting Falcons, and two A-10…