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2004

Former Air Force Rescue Pilot Presents "Cheating Death" At The U.S. Air Force Museum

Adventure Aviator Gus McLeod Sets Course for Home Delays Pole-to-Pole Circumnavigation

Gus McLeod Lands Safely At Ushuaia, Argentina

Relive The Early Days Of Powered Flight

Gus McLeod Confirms Departure Date To South Pole

Gus McLeod Announces Departure Date To South Pole

Gus McLeod’s Pole To Pole Flight Back On Track, Adventurer in Single-Engine Plane Now in Race Against Time To Reach the South Pole

Intelligence Historian And Spy Technology Expert To Speak At The U.S. Air Force Museum

Gus McLeod's Pole To Pole Flight Back On Track, Adventurer in Single-Engine Plane Now in Race Against Time Continues Historic Flight on Tuesday 10:00 am From Sebastian Municipal Airport

President Bush Announces Space Exploration Goals

3 Roads Wins Two Prestigious Video Awards, Profile of Jim Lovell; Pilot Video of Documentary Both Win Awards

Aviation Historian To Speak About The Life Of Glenn Curtiss At The U.S. Air Force Museum

Space Shuttle Columbia Crew Memorialized On Mars

2003

U.S. Air Force Museum Offers Look Behind The Scenes

Gus McLeod Takes Off On Pole To Pole Flight, First Man to Fly to North Pole in Open-Cockpit Plane, Now Attempts to Be First to Circumnavigate Both Poles in Single-Engine Plane

100 Years of Powered Flight Commemorated in Oklahoma

"Spirit of Freedom" Officially Christened At U.S. Air Force Museum

Space Station Crew & Students Are "Partners In Flight"

Wright Brothers’ Sculpture Dedication Rescheduled Due to Inclement Weather

Centennial Of Flight Events On NASA Television

Secretary Norton to Accept Wright Brothers’ First Flight Sculpture

Wind Tunnel Results Will Help Flyer Recreate History

Airports to Celebrate 100 Years of Flight with Nationwide Customer Appreciation Day

Life-size Sculpture Of The Wright Brothers First Flight To Be Dedicated Dec.14, At The Wright Brothers National Memorial.

AIAA Awards Sixty Learn To Fly Scholarships

December 17th First Flight Centennial Program To Celebrate 'Twelve Seconds That Changed The World'

December 16th First Flight Centennial Celebration To Celebrate 100 Aviation Heroes

First Flight Centennial Celebration’s December 15th Program To Celebrate Military Aviation

December 14 Program Inspires Participants To Commemorate Past, Imagine The Future

December 13’s First Flight Centennial Celebration To Commemorate Past, Imagine The Future

Flyover Aircraft Announced For First Flight Centennial Celebration At Wright Brothers National Memorial Commemoratives and Military Aircraft Participating Throughout Six-Day Event United States Air Force Thunderbirds Participating December 16 and 17

NASA Song Soars To Grammy Nomination

First Flight Centennial Celebration Tickets To Be Sold At Fort Raleigh National Historic Site Visitor Center Starting December 8 At 9 A.M. Tickets still available for December 13-15. Advance Internet/Phone Ticket Sales End Sunday, December 7 at 10 p.m. EST

Wright Brothers National Memorial To Close December 8-11 For Final Centennial Preparations

Update On Transportation Information For First Flight Centennial Celebration

First-Ever Permanent Public Display Of A B-2 Stealth Bomber To Become Reality At U.S. Air Force Museum

First Flight Centennial Celebration Tickets Sold Out For December 16 And 17 tickets Still Available For December 13-15, Advance Ticket Sales End Sunday, December 7 at 10 p.m. Eastern Time

Last Chance To Purchase Advance First Flight Centennial Celebration Tickets Is Sunday, December 7, Tickets still available for December 13-16

U.S. Air Force Band Of Flight Celebrates The Holidays At U.S. Air Force Museum

Seats And Hospitality Available For Celebration, Limited Memberships, And Even A Few Hotel Reservations, Remain

America's First Woman Pilot And A Present-day Aviatrix Among National Aviation Hall Of Fame's Class Of 04, Innovative X-plane Engineer And A Former Apollo Astronaut To Also Be Honored At July Ceremony"

EAA’S 1903 Wright Flyer Reproduction Achieves Proof Of Concept Test Flight Near ‘Hallowed Ground’, Pilot’s Success Prepares Crew for First Flight Re-enactment 100 Years Later

U.S. Centennial Of Flight Commission And U.S. Navy Join Forces, Navy will play a role in the celebration of 100 years of powered flight

'Fastest Man Alive' Recalls 50th Anniversary Of Historic Flight

Local Talent Among Featured Entertainment At First Flight Centennial Celebration, Musical Performances scheduled for 10 a.m. Centennial Greetings December 12, 13, 14 and 16

“Consummate Airman” Harry B. Combs To Donate Authentic Reproduction Of 1903 Wright Flyer To National Park Service And The American People

One Million EAA Young Eagles Flown! More than 35,000 EAA member-pilots and 50,000 ground support volunteers achieve remarkable goal while introducing young people to flight

Air Show Performers Announced For First Flight Centennial Celebration At Wright Brothers National Memorial, Air Shows Scheduled for 12 noon December 12-14; 2:30 p.m. December 16

NCDOT Announces Transportation Plan For First Flight Centennial Celebration

Robotics In Space Is The November Family Day Topic At The U.S. Air Force Museum

Grammy-award Winner Michelle Branch To Perform At First Flight Centennial Celebration, Main Stage Performance Scheduled for Friday, December 12 at 1 p.m.

Ticket Sales For First Flight Centennial Celebration Reach New Heights, Tickets still available for December 13-16

John Travolta To Serve As Master Of Ceremonies December 17, 2003 First Flight Centennial Celebration Ceremonies

First Flight Centennial Celebration Exhibits To Commemorate Wright Brothers’ Legacy And Inspire Youth, Exhibits are Historic, Educational in Nature

Former Head Of The Air National Guard To Speak At The U.S. Air Force Museum

Flight Forecast Contest Deadline Drawing Near National Contest Challenges Students to Predict Conditions for Dec. 17 First Flight Re-Creation as Part of the Centennial of Flight Commemoration

Leading Air And Space Historians To Present Symposium

Arizona Joins National Celebration Of Flight, Arizona Wing of the Commemorative Air Force and the U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission form an alliance

Chinese, Air Force Officials Help Open New U.S. Air Force Museum Exhibit Honoring U.S.-China World War II Friendship

Tickets For First Flight Centennial Celebration Become Hot Items, Tickets still available for December 13-16

Grammy Award Winner Lee Greenwood To Appear At First Flight Centennial Celebration, Two Performances Scheduled During Historic Celebration

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Names New Historian

Media Invited To Lecture By Author, Walter J. Boyne

Commemoration Of 1902 Gliders To Be Held At Wright Brothers National Memorial, Two-day program to be held October 10- 11 at First Flight Centennial Pavilion

First Flight Centennial Tickets Sold Out For December 17, Tickets Still Available for All Other Days of the Celebration

Aerospace America Contracts With The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission

Life-size Sculpture To Depict Wright Brothers First Flight

The SR-71 "Blackbird" Is The October Family Day Topic At The U.S. Air Force Museum

Plans Unveiled For Major Exhibition To Celebrate The History Of Aviation In Arizona

New York Times Best-selling Author Speaks About The Influence Of Airpower At The U.S. Air Force Museum

Brad Tillson To Be Saluted For Volunteerism

FIRST FLIGHT CENTENNIAL TICKETS NEARLY SOLD OUT FOR DECEMBER 17, Tickets Still Available and Selling Rapidly; Just Over 3,000 Tickets Remain for Dec. 17

Centennial Of Flight Student Essay Contest Announced

Curtis-Wright/Wiley Post Hangar To Be Dedicated At Annual Airshow

Contest Challenges Students to Predict Weather for Dec. 17 First Flight Re-Creation

"Fly Me To The Future" Art Exhibit Opens at The U.S. Air Force Museum

U.S. Air Force Band Of Flight Performs Concert For "Fly Me To The Future" Art Exhibit At The Air Force Museum

Nation's Top Kiteflying Competition Coming To U.S. Air Force Museum

Historic Aircraft on the National Air Tour 2003 Complete a 4,000-mile Journey and a Chapter in Aviation History

First Flight Centennial Ticket Sales Continue To Ascend, Tickets Selling Quickly; Just Over 5,000 Tickets Remain for Dec. 17

First Flight Centennial Celebration Planning Stays on Schedule Information Updates Will Continue While Community Recovers from Isabel

Teams To Pull Fighter Jet To Help Charities Fly High

MEDIA ADVISORY: The National Air and Space Museum will move the 1903 Wright Flyer for special Centennial Exhibition.

New Flight Web Games Offer Learning And Fun, U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission adds new series of games to Web site

Library Of Congress Display Marks The Centennial Of Flight

Eclipse Aviation Sponsors Last Public Viewing Prior to the Flyer’s Re-enactment on the 100th Anniversary of Flight near Kitty Hawk, N.C.

The Discovery Channel Celebrates The 100th Anniversary of The Wright Brothers’ First Flight

U.S. Scale Masters Championships To Come To The U.S. Air Force Museum

First Flight Centennial Ticket Sales Soar Worldwide; Only 10,000 tickets remain for December 17th; International Crowd

Historic Aircraft on the National Air Tour to Fill the Skies Across the United States After 72-Year Hiatus

International Participation in Centennial Celebration Continues to Grow Yugoslav National Aeroclub events add to growing number of international commemorations honoring a century of flight

Millions Will View Aviation Nation Via Live Web Cast AirsideTV And World Of Wings Will Provide Historic Air Show Coverage

55th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing Reunion Group To Host Symposium At The U.S. Air Force Museum

U. S. Air Force Sponsors Wright Brothers Educational Curriculum

U.S. Air Force Museum Offers Look 'Behind The Scenes'

World War I Aviation To Roar To Life At U.S. Air Force Museum

National Park Service Releases Ticket Sales Update For First Flight Centennial Celebration

Two EAA Aviation Specials Airing This Fall on Discovery Channels

Most Comprehensive Wright Brothers Exhibit In The World Set To Take Flight In Seattle The Museum of Flight’s Birth of Aviation & EAA’s Countdown to Kitty Hawk to Open

Dayton Air Games Cancelled

U.S. Air Force Band Of Flight Performs Concert for "those Magnificent Flyers", Art Exhibit at The Air Force Museum

National Aviation Day Celebration To Take Place At Wright Brothers National Memorial Events Scheduled from August 19-22 at the Site of the Wright Brothers’ First Flights

"Those Magnificent Flyers" Art Exhibit Opens At The U.S. Air Force Museum, Featuring The Paintings Of James Dietz

'A Century Of Flight' Is The August Family Day Topic at The U.S. Air Force Museum

U.S. Air Force Museum Dedicates New Full-scale Model Of Global Hawk UAV

National Park Service Releases Ticket Sales Update For First Flight Centennial Celebration

U.S. Centennial Of Flight Commission, Kestner Educational Services, LLC sign Licensing Agreement

The National Park Service And The National Air Tour 2003 Announce Plans For Stop At Wright Brothers National Memorial, Historic flight re-creation provides once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Memorial visitors

The USU Wright Flyer Takes To The Sky In Las Vegas

Major Technical Symposium Brings Together World Aerospace Leaders, to Commemorate The Centennial Of Flight - And Beyond

Martha King To Fly California State Flag to Wright Brothers National Memorial as Part Of  "Fifty Flags To Kitty Hawk" Celebration

Oklahoma Aviator Publishers Chosen For Kitty Hawk Flight

NASA Helps Celebrate Centennial Of Flight In North Carolina, NASA will unveil a comprehensive new Centennial of Flight exhibit at the Festival of Flight 2003, May 19-26, in Fayetteville, N.C.

New First Flight Centennial Pavilion To Open, More Than Four Million People Expected to Visit the Pavilion Public Invited to Ribbon-Cutting

Air Force Displays Aviation Art at Union Station

Air Force Participates In North Carolina's Festival of Flight

National Park Service Releases Ticket Sales Update For First Flight Centennial Celebration

Winning High School Teams Presented $59,000 In Prize Awards At World's Largest Model Rocket Contest

First Flight Centennial Update -New Pilot Facility, Sponsored By AOPA, Opens On May 10

NASA And Community To Celebrate 100 Years Of Powered Flight, Parade in San Jose, California to honor the pioneers of aviation and space flight.

2003 Schweizer 1-26 Championship Sailplane Contest Held In Dayton, Ohio, As Part Of The Centennial Of Flight Celebration

Aviat Aircraft Provides Two Husky Airplanes As Official Ships For The National Air Tour 2003

Active Aeroelastic Wing Completes First Phase Of Flight Tests at NASA Dryden Flight Research Center.

World's Largest Model Rocket Contest Blasts Off May 10th

Festival of Flight Set to Begin NC's Celebration of the Centennial of Flight, Fayetteville's May Celebration is first official event in National Countdown to Wright Brothers' Centennial

FESTIVAL OF FLIGHT WILL HOST NEXT CENTURY OF FLIGHT FORUM, Global leadership initiative will spotlight future of innovation in Fayetteville

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts Announces Completion of First Day of On-Location Shoot of Wolf Trap's Artistic Adventure Series, Face of America 2003: A Celebration of Flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.

Aviation Luminaries To Share Drama Of First Flight Experiences During Program At U.S. Air Force Museum

National Park Service Announces Availability Of Tickets For First Flight Centennial Celebration

Wright Brothers' First Flight To Be Honored On U.S. Postage Stamp

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission, Alaska Chapter of Ninety-Nines Sign Licensing Agreement, Organization of female pilots to commemorate 100 years of powered flight.

SPACE DAYSM 2003 FEATURES LIVE INTERACTIVE WEBCASTS Students Invited to Participate in Three Educational Events

AirsideTV.com Relationship Enhances Centennial of Flight Coverage, Organizations Will Work Together to Promote 100th Anniversary of Powered Flight.

Oklahoma Celebrates 100 Years Of Powered Flight

Harrison Ford joins National Aviation Hall of Fame's Centennial salute, Actor and pilot to Emcee the Pioneers of Flight Homecoming on July 19.

U.S. Centennial Of Flight Commission Announces Two New Alliances, Oklahoma Centennial of Flight Commission and Crown Agents Stamp Bureau Join Celebration Honoring 100 Years of Flight.

Children And Their Families Can Receive Passport To Flight

National Acts Confirm Participation in Centennial Celebration , The Temptations and Aaron Tippin Join Line-Up for Event.

Touchstone Energy to Send Hot-air Balloon and Champion Pilot to Festival of Flight.

Experimental Aircraft Association Unveils 1903 Wright Flyer Reproduction to Kick Off Countdown to Kitty Hawk Tour

AIA Announces High School Finalists for World's Largest Rocket Contest

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission Signs Licensing Agreement with Welcome Enterprises.

Tena Clark and U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission Sign Licensing Agreement , "Way Up There" Will Serve as NASA's Centennial of Flight Theme Song.

Festival of Flight 2003 Engages Top Flight Exhibits Depicting Aviation's Past, Present and Future

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission and Flight Line Apparel Group Sign Licensing Agreement , Company will manufacture and market merchandise to celebrate 100 years of powered flight.

Women Aviators and North Carolina Astronaut William S. Mc Arthur, Jr. To Gather and Celebrate at Wright Brothers National Memorial as Part of Women's History Month Observations

Veridian to Present National Aviation Hall of Fame President's Dinner During Inventing Flight: the Centennial Celebration

Authentic 1903 Wright Flyer Reproduction and 2003 Lincoln Aviator Kitty Hawk Edition to be Unveiled

NASA Engineers Test Wright Stuff

The Royal Aeronautical Society and the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts Join Centennial Celebration

Tuskegee Airmen to be Honored at Wright Brothers Memorial as part of Black History Month Celebrations

National Park Service announces Ticket Price Structure for First Flight Centennial Celebration

Inventing Flight Announces Sale of Opening Ceremony Tickets to Centennial Celebration at Dragons Stadium

AIAA Announces Partnership with Cessna Aircraft Company

Rockefeller Center and Space Day Foundation will join national 100th anniversary celebration in honor of the Wright brothers' first powered flight

Northrop Grumman Corporation Issues Grant for Pilot Training to Re-create Wright's Flight

Custom Pin & Design Joins Centennial Celebration as U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission Licensee

The U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission mourns the loss of the crew of the Space Shuttle Columbia on February 1, 2003.

2002

Events Line Up and Mascot Named as Excitement Builds for North Carolina's Largest Celebration of the Centennial of Flight

Festival of Flight 2003 Engages Top Flight Exhibits Depicting Aviation's Past, Present and Future

Inventing Flight: Dayton 2003 and the Wright "B" Flyer, Inc. to Participate in Tournament of Roses Parade

99th Anniversary of Wright Brothers' First Flight Marks Launch of Aviation and Centennial Celebrations Scheduled for 2003

December 17 Event Coordinated by U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission Recognizes the Character and Spirit behind Accomplishments in Flight

John Travolta to serve as Master of Ceremonies for December 17th, 2002 National Centennial of Flight Kick-Off

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission Welcomes the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Festival of Flight 2003 as Partners

Centennial of Flight: Born of Dreams - Inspired by Freedom National Celebration of Flight Prepares for Take-off

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission Signs Licensing Agreement with Spin Master Toys.

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission Announces New Alliances with Virginia Air & Space Center, DGVF Productions.

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission Announces Four New Alliances.

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission Partner Prepares to Honor Wright Brothers in Dayton, Ohio.

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission Welcomes NASM and NASA as Partners.

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission Names Third Millennium Entertainment Media Patron.

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission Announces New Alliances.

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission Signs First Licensing Agreement.

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission and U.S. Air Force Announce Alliance.

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission Names First Official Media Patron.

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission Announces Official Partners.

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission Lockheed Martin Corporation signs on as sponsor of Inventing Flight: Dayton 2003.

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission and The Wright Experience Form Alliance.



2001

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission Reveals National Plan for 2003 Celebration.

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission and First Flight Centennial Commission Align Efforts.

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission and First Flight Centennial Foundation of North Carolina Share Plans to Celebrate Wright Brothers' Achievement.

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission and Aviation World's Fair Announce Alliance.

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission Establishes Alliance with EAA.

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission and Inventing Flight:Dayton 2003 Announce Alliance.

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission Selects Firm for Outreach Support.

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission and AIAA's Evolution of Flight Campaign Announce Alliance.

First Flight Centennial Federal Advisory Board Chartered.

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission and Aviation Week's Next Century of Flight Announce Alliance

Counting Down to December 17, 2003.

 



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