The Museum's theme of the month for December 2020 is Naval Aviation.
Aviation is a big part of the work of United States Navy. Explore the various aspects of naval aviation — from aircraft carriers and TOPGUN to air transport and the Blue Angels — through live programs, digital content, and more.
New Naval Aviation Content
Teach your kids about naval aviation — and have some fun along the way — with the "Need for Speed" episode of STEM in 30, our webcast for middle school students. In this episode, we take you to the deck of an aircraft carrier to learn about the science behind launching and landing airplanes from a ship.
Additional Naval Aviation Content
During World War II, women served in the Navy as part of the WAVES program (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). Many of them worked in aviation units, maintaining aircraft, training pilots in navigation, and more. Learn more in this blog.