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National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Living History Series


Air Force Museum Foundation and National Aviation Hall of Fame present an Evening with an Enshrinee August 23, 2018


Dayton, Ohio-August 8, 2018 – The Air Force Museum Foundation and The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) invite you to join them for an evening with 2001 National Aviation Hall of Fame Enshrinee Joe H. Engle on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.

Maj Gen Engle is an astronaut, the last remaining X-15 pilot, a test pilot who has flown over 180 types of aircraft, and a pioneer in the development of the Space Shuttle. Guests will enjoy a presentation by Maj Gen Engle and a short film on test flights at Edwards AFB, followed by a Q&A session moderated by David Hartman, aviation/space writer and original host of Good Morning, America.

Ticket prices vary:

$15 - Admission to the presentation and film in the Air Force Museum Theatre ($12 for Friends of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force and NAHF Members)

$65 - Admission to the event PLUS a social gathering with Maj Gen Engle at 530 p.m. overlooking the X-15 in which Maj Gen Engle flew 16 times as a test pilot (refreshments will be served)

$200 - Admission to the event and social gathering PLUS a personalized, autographed print pre-signed by Maj Gen Engle

Social gathering and personalized print tickets are limited. Prints will be autographed prior to the social gathering. No autographs at the events but pictures will be permitted.

Tickets are available at afmuseum.com/livinghistory or by calling 937.656.9631.

The 2018 Living History Film Series is presented by Gold Sponsor Cassano’s Pizza King and supported by Holiday Inn Dayton-Fairborn and the law firm Taft. Combining film screenings with dynamic speakers, veterans and film makers we bring aviation history to life for our visitors.

About the Air Force Museum Foundation

The Air Force Museum Store is operated by the Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc., a Section 501(c)(3) private, non-profit organization that raises funds and awareness in support of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. For more information on the Air Force Museum Foundation, visit http://www.afmuseum.com/. The Air Force Museum Foundation is not part of the Department of Defense or any of its components and it has no governmental status.

About the National Aviation Hall of Fame

The purpose of the National Aviation Hall of Fame is to preserve and memorialize the outstanding accomplishments of enshrinees. The goal is to create a distinctive national aviation education resource that will inspire others to appreciate and honor this nation’s extraordinary aviation legacy and the men and women who created it. For more information, visit www.nationalaviation.org.

About the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio, is the world’s largest military aviation museum. With free admission and parking, the museum features more than 360 aerospace vehicles and missiles and thousands of artifacts amid more than 19 acres of indoor exhibit space. Each year about one million visitors from around the world come to the museum. For more information, visit www.nationalmuseum.af.mil.

For more information, please contact the Air Force Museum Theatre at 937-253-4629 or visit www.afmuseum.com or email theatre@afmuseum.com


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