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"Plane Talks" at the NMUSAF


Sept. 18 from 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m
COMMEMORATE THE AIR FORCE’S 72nd BIRTHDAY WITH ‘PLANE TALKS’ AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE U.S. AIR FORCE
To commemorate the 72nd Birthday of the U.S. Air Force, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will host “Plane Talks” on Sept. 18 from 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., offering visitors a special opportunity to interact with veterans who will be stationed at aircraft throughout the museum.
Included among the veterans scheduled to be on-hand will be 16 pilots; four navigators; four crew chiefs; an Electronics Warfare Officer; Electronic Countermeasures Officer; Electronics Equipment Repairman; aircraft maintenance officer; and a structural repairs technician, who have flown on aircraft such as the A-1; AC-130; B-25; B-52; B-58; C-123; C-124; C-130; C-141; EC-121; F-4; F-15; F-22; F-100; F-105; HU-16; KC-97; SR-71; and VC-137C (Air Force One). In addition a former museum curator will speak about the B-24D Liberator exhibit. This program is free and open to the public. Additional information on these and other upcoming events is available at: https://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/Upcoming/Events/. 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, contact the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at (937) 255-3286.

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Status of Aviation Trail sites regarding visitors during the COVID-19 precautions: Updated September 21: This list was first compiled on March 16, 2020 and has been periodically updated through July 1

Location

Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park 

16 S. Williams St., Dayton, OH 45402

Visitor Center:

For details and seasonal date schedules see https://www.nps.gov/daav/planyourvisit/hours.htm

or please call (937) 225-7705 for the current park schedule.

Parking:

From W. Third St., turn south on Williams St and then turn left on Fourth St. Go 1/2 block and turn left into the Visitor Center parking area.

CLICK HERE for a parking map.

See the Visitor Center page for details on hours.

Travel Note - Third St. Bridge closure:

The Third Street Bridge will be CLOSED beginning Jan. 1, 2020 until approximately Oct. 2021. Visitors can use the Fifth St. Bridge or the Salem Ave. Bridge as detours from downtown Dayton. A file with more detailed instructions for visitors traveling from the north or south via I-75, or from the east and west via US35 can be downloaded by CLICKING HERE.

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