Apr 26

Behind the Wings, Episode 15 – F-104 Starfighter

    Behind the Wings, Episode 15 - F-104 Starfighter
    The F-104 Starfighter is a supersonic interceptor aircraft flown by the United States Air Force from the late 1950s to the late 1960s. Designed for pure speed, the F-104 boasts a powerful J79 engine that can launch it to speeds of over 1,400 MPH.
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Mar 26

The National Aviation Hall of Fame and Wings Over the Rockies Unite to Preserve Wright Artifact Irreplaceable Propeller Now Being Curated by Colorado Museum

    The National Aviation Hall of Fame and Wings Over the Rockies Unite to Preserve Wright Artifact Irreplaceable Propeller Now Being Curated by Colorado Museum
    Denver, CO - March 26, 2018 - The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that their Wright Model K Propeller signed by Orville Wright at his home in Dayton in 1944 is on loan to Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum (Wings) in Denver, Colorado for an initial term of five years.
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Mar 23

Behind the Wings, Episode 14 – O-2 Skymaster

    Behind the Wings, Episode 14 - O-2 Skymaster
    Known by our armed forces as "Oscar Deuce" and utilized by air units worldwide, the O-2 Skymaster was beloved by many for its service as Forward Air Control (FAC) during the Vietnam War. In this episode, go sky high with Matthew Burchette as he hops in a souped-up Skymaster, goes behind-the-scenes in Wings' restoration area and even explores the precursor to this twin-engine aircraft.
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Mar 12

Wings partners with Launch Pad Brewery to create “Remove Before Flight”

    Wings partners with Launch Pad Brewery to create "Remove Before Flight"
    Denver, CO - March 12, 2018 - To help commemorate the opening, and have a little fun along the way, Wings is collaborating with Launch Pad Brewery in Aurora to create a special "Wings Beer" for our Blue Sky Opening event. The beer, called "Remove Before Flight", will be an orange/honey Belgian ale.
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Feb 21

Behind the Wings, Episode 13 – F-86 Sabre

    Behind the Wings, Episode 13 - F-86 Sabre
    Believe it or not, the F-86 Sabre was the first swept wing fighter aircraft developed by the United States. In this episode of Behind the Wings, curator Matthew Burchette explains the influence of captured German data, a trick for in-flight acrobatics and explores other nooks and crannies of this Korean War-era bird.
    https://wingsmuseum.org

Jan 25

Behind the Wings, Episode 12 – F-100 Super Sabre

    Behind the Wings, Episode 12 - F-100 Super Sabre
    The first in the century series of USAF fighter jets, the F-100 Super Sabre was a supersonic aircraft capable of high speeds and pinpoint maneuvering. Equipped with rockets, missiles and four 20mm cannons, the F-100 was an extreme force in the 1950s. Watch as curator Matthew Burchette explores this unique aircraft at Colorado's Official Air & Space Museum.
    https://wingsmuseum.org

Jan 22

The Denver Post – Wings Over the Rockies’ long-planned second location arriving at Centennial Airport this summer

    The Denver Post - Wings Over the Rockies' long-planned second location arriving at Centennial Airport this summer
    The Denver Post - Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum will open its second location this summer on the south side of Arapahoe County's Centennial Airport, bolstering the nation's second busiest general-aviation airport. Centennial Airport hosts more than 340,000 takeoffs and landings each year, according to the Arapahoe County Airport Authority.
    https://wingsmuseum.org

Jan 18

Wings Over the Rockies Announces Unique to the Nation Campus at Centennial Airport

    Wings Over the Rockies Announces Unique to the Nation Campus at Centennial Airport
    Denver, CO - January 16, 2018 - After more than a decade of planning and fundraising, Wings Over the Rockies (Wings), an aerospace focused Colorado non-profit, is proud to announce its unique to the nation entertainment and education campus, Exploration of Flight.
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Jan 18

Wings Over the Rockies lands an aerospace nexus on the Colorado Front Range

    Wings Over the Rockies lands an aerospace nexus on the Colorado Front Range
    Aurora Sentinel - The Lowry-based museum is set to open a second campus, the Exploration of Flight, at the Centennial Airport this summer. The 15-acre campus will serve as the home to two galleries, focused on the future of aviation and space travel, and a school that will serve middle and high school students who desire to make their career among the clouds.
    https://wingsmuseum.org

Dec 21

Behind the Wings, Episode 11 – B-52 Bomber

    Behind the Wings, Episode 11 - B-52 Bomber
    As the undeniable icon of Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, the timeless B-52 Bomber holds a special place for many who served in our armed forces or are connected to military history. Watch as curator Matthew Burchette explores the aircraft's lone gun position, uncovers the chaff dispenser and winds his way through one of the oldest B-52 Stratofortresses on display, anywhere!
    https://wingsmuseum.org

Dec 14

Inspiring Educators and the Next Generation of Aerospace Professionals

    Inspiring Educators and the Next Generation of Aerospace Professionals
    By Mike Straka Among the numerous programs designed to encourage young people into aviation and aerospace careers, one stands out as innovative and exciting - the Teacher Flight Program at the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum in Denver, Colorado.
    https://wingsmuseum.org

Dec 12

Behind the Wings, Episode 10 – Pikes Peak Regional Airshow

    Behind the Wings, Episode 10 - Pikes Peak Regional Airshow - Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
    Get up close and personal at one of the largest airshows in the State of Colorado! The Pikes Peak Regional Airshow boasted dozens of historic warbirds alongside "America's Ambassadors in Blue" the USAF Thunderbirds. In this episode, curator Matthew Burchette goes behind the wings with a C-130 Hercules, speaks with a Thunderbird pilot ...
    https://wingsmuseum.org

Oct 31

Behind the Wings, Episode 9 – Flight For Life Colorado

    Behind the Wings, Episode 9 - Flight For Life Colorado - Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
    Go behind the scenes with Rocky Mountain icon and 2017 Spreading Wings Gala honoree, Flight For Life® Colorado. Originally founded in 1972, Flight For Life Colorado is the nation's original air ambulance service and to-date they have transported more than 114,000 infants, children and adults. Curator Matthew Burchette speaks with the program director, a ...
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Oct 25

Flight For Life Colorado to Receive Wings Over the Rockies’ Spreading Wings Award

    Flight For Life Colorado to Receive Wings Over the Rockies' Spreading Wings Award - Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
    Nation's original air ambulance service to celebrate 45th anniversary at Wings' gala Denver, CO - October 25, 2017 - Since 1972, Flight For Life® Colorado has been a symbol of service and sacrifice for the Rocky Mountain region. To date the nation's original air ambulance service has transported more than 125,000 infants, children and adults ...
    https://wingsmuseum.org

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