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Chat with a Hero—The Ray Firmani Story

Event Date: Saturday, 16 June 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

The Air Mobility Command Museum is proud to host an exciting event on 16 June 2018, from 11:00 am–2:00 pm, in the main hangar. As part of our educational program we will be hosting a Chat with a Hero—The Ray Firmani Story. He was a B-17 pilot with the 486th Heavy Bombardment Group of the…

Hangar Talk: Gifts from a Glacier

Event Date: Saturday, 2 December 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
2017 Hangar Talk - Gifts from a Glacier

On November 22, 1952, American soldiers boarded a C-124 Globemaster aircraft at McChord AFB, Washington. The aircraft was bound for Anchorage, Alaska, and crashed enroute to that location. A rescue or recovery was deemed too expensive by the military, and these men were left to the Alaskan wilderness. Finally, sixty years later, their fate was…

Air Transport Command Exhibit Dedication & Hangar Flying Presentation

Event Date: Saturday, 21 May 2016 at 11:00 a.m.
Air Transport Command Exhibit Dedication

Surviving members and families of the WWII Air Transport Command (ATC) will gather in Dover on May 21st to help dedicate a new exhibit at the Air Mobility Command Museum (AMCM). A direct ancestor of today’s Air Mobility Command (AMC), the Air Transport Command established around-the-world delivery of high priority war materiel and critical personnel,…

Hangar Flying: Suiting up for Space

Event Date: Sunday, 31 January 2016 at 2:00 p.m.

Join us for another fascinating Hangar Flying talk with Bill Ayrey from ILC Dover on 31 January 2016, 2 p.m. Bill will talk about the history of the Apollo space program and the development of suits by ILC Dover that allowed the 12 astronauts to walk on the moon. He’ll also cover the current efforts…

Hangar Flying: The Air Force and Airplane Fundamentals

Event Date: Sunday, 19 July 2015 at 2:00 p.m.
2015 Hangar Flying - Air Force Special Operations History

Join us at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 19th, when Captain J. Travis Doyle will present the latest in the AMC Museum’s continuing series of “Hangar Flying” events with a very special presentation titled, “The Air Force and Airplane Fundamentals.” Captain J. Travis Doyle is a C-5M Super Galaxy pilot at the 9th Airlift Squadron, Dover AFB. He…

Hangar Flying: The Boeing B-17

Event Date: Sunday, 12 April 2015 at 2:00 p.m.

Join us at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 12, when The AMC Museum will present the latest in its continuing series of Hangar Flying events with a very special presentation by Mike Lavelle, noted aviation historian and author. The B-17 Flying Fortress is regarded as one of the Ten Most Famous Aircraft of All Time. Mr….