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  Have you ever transported an F-117 Nighthawk from one state to another, then positioned it into a museum gallery? If you haven’t, trust us, it’s no easy task. You have to secure permits, coordinate the logistics, arrange the proper escorts, reorganize an entire gallery full of aircraft, and much more. And did we mention […]

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On January 11, 1944, the 401st Bomb Group were returning to their home base from bombing Messerschmidt production plants in Northern Germany with their B-17s, when they found themselves under fire from more than 30 Luftwaffe fighters. Having already suffered heavy losses during the mission with four aircraft lost in action, the bomb group’s hope […]

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In the not-so-distant past, before toilet paper shortages and social distancing became the new normal, the Hill Aerospace Museum received its latest collection piece: an MQ-1 Predator Drone. And while we will not go into specifics about Museum workers and volunteers putting the Predator together—think kids on Christmas morning—we will tell you a little about […]

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April 15, 2019

The Hill Aerospace Museum is excited to have the MH-53 open to the public every Friday in April. Not only can you get an up-close experience with the “Pave Low” but visitors will have the unique experience of walking up the cargo ramp and getting inside the airframe. The Pave Low is a unique and versatile […]

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April 8, 2019

The Air and Space Series is back! This month the Hill Aerospace Museum and Clark Planetarium are hosting Newton’s Laws. This fun class will take place on April 27, 2019 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm. Classes are first come first served and are recommended for kids 8 and older. The kiddos will learn the relationship between […]

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It was 1909 when Wilbur and Orville Wright finalized what the entire world had been waiting for—the Wright Military Flyer Model A. This new mode of transport would take the world by storm and completely reshape the future of military tactics and warfare. This was the first plane ever to be used for military purposes, […]

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