“Unlike the boundaries of the sea by the shorelines, the ‘ocean of air’ laps at the border of every state, city, town and home throughout the world.” —L. Welch Pogue
“America by Air” will emerge from the Museum’s multi-year transformation campaign refreshed with a new layout, improved graphics, interactives, and several new artifacts including the Lincoln-Standard H.S. and the Huff-Daland Duster. The exhibition will continue to trace the history of air transportation in the United States and explore how the federal government shaped the airline industry and how improvements in technology have revolutionized air travel, changing the flying experience.
The exhibition is scheduled to close mid-2018 and will reopen in approximately 2021. Learn about all the ways we're transforming the Museum.
Eight major commercial airlines contributed gifts in support of the "America by Air" exhibition including:
Delta Air Lines