Picture of the Day: Passing on the love of aviation

Officials with the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, adjacent to Bradley International Airport, sent in this photo with an announcement of the next Open Cockpit Day, slated for Father’s Day June 17, 2018. Open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the special event will include climb aboard experiences in historic aircraft, flight […]

Women take flight at New England Air Museum

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. — The New England Air Museum will hold its annual Women Take Flight event Saturday, March 3, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in commemoration of Women’s History Month. Visitors of all ages are invited to celebrate women’s contributions to aerospace history through special events, hands-on activities, and lectures from special guest […]

Eagle project takes off at the New England Air Museum

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. — A new PlayScape has taken off at the New England Air Museum, thanks to Evan Pedneault of Troop 25 in Manchester, Conn. Evan shepherded the Eagle Scout Service Project from the planning and creative stage through installation of the PlayScape on Dec. 2, 2017. He reports it took most of 2017 to […]

Model aircraft show, open cockpit day at New England Air Museum

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. — The New England Air Museum will hold its first Open Cockpit Day for 2018 on Saturday, Jan. 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Special activities include climb aboard experiences in historic aircraft, flight simulators, hands-on Build & Fly Challenges, and more. A variety of aircraft will be open for visitors, including […]

Holiday vacation fun at New England Air Museum

WINDSOR LOCKS, CONN. – The New England Air Museum is offering an array of family activities during December School Vacation Week, Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, through Friday, Dec. 30. Explore three giant exhibit hangars filled with more than 60 historic aircraft and experience the wonders of flight through hands-on activities, including daily hands-on Build & […]

Behind the scenes at the New England Air Museum

The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Conn., will conduct a Behind The Scenes Tour on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, which will give visitors a chance to take a close-up look at some of the museum’s restoration projects, including the A-10 Thunderbolt, the wide bodied Burnelli CBY-3 Loadmaster, some vintage engines, and more. Tours will […]