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Open Aircraft Days at NMUSAF

Updated: May 24, 2022

May through August dates:

On Open Aircraft days, visitors will have the unique opportunity to look inside one of the museum’s aircraft from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. unless otherwise noted. (The list of aircraft is updated quarterly)

Saturday, May 21, 2022 - Look inside the cockpit of the HH-3E "Jolly Green Giant" (Sikorsky) on left and the CH-3E "Black Mariah" (Sikorsky) on the right.


Upcoming Dates:

• Saturday, June 4 - Monday June 6, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day: :B-17F Memphis Belle

• Saturday June 25 - Sunday June 26, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day: F-86A "Sabre" (North American) AND MiG-15bis (Mikoyan-Gurevich)

• Saturday, Aug 13: "B-24D "Liberator" (Consolidated)

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 350 aerospace vehicles and missiles and thousands of artifacts amid more than 19 acres of indoor exhibit space. Each year thousands of visitors from around the world come to the museum. For more information, visit

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

1100 Spaatz Street Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433


The National Museum of the United States Air Force is Site #5 on the Aviation Trail.


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