View of the runway at a airplane and car show.

Innovations in Flight

Family Day and Outdoor Aviation Display
Sponsored by United Airlines

Safety briefings are mandatory for all visitors. Briefings are held throughout the day.

  • Outdoor Aviation Display
    See nearly 50 vintage, military, recreational, and home-built aircraft flown in for one day only. Meet the pilots and talk about how and why they fly.
  • Vintage Car Display
    See vintage cars paired by era with the airplanes.
  • A United Airlines Jet
    You can hop aboard this United passenger jet; line closes at 1:00 pm
  • Reenactors: World War II through the Vietnam War
  • United States Air Force Drill Team


  • Do hands-on learning with Discovery Stations and interactives throughout the Museum.
  • Learn about the 1909 Grande Semaine d'Aviation -- the first international air meet -- from the Museum's Archives. 
  • Listen to concerts by the United States Air Force Band and the USAF's Strolling Strings.
  • Hear presentations and discussions from leaders from aerospace.