Son of downed U-2 spy plane pilot to speak in N.H. about his father's controversial Cold War legacy

On May 1, 1960, U.S Air Force Capt. Francis Gary Powers plummeted out of the sky and into a diplomatic crisis when he was shot down during an espionage mission over the Soviet Union. On Thursday, June 16, the Aviation Museum welcomes his son, Francis Gary Powers Jr., to a lecture and book-signing to be held at the Town Hall Theater in Wilton, N.H. For more details and to buy tickets, check out the press release.


Aviation Museum's annual Nashua Fly-In BBQ is Saturday, June 18

It's a great way to get summer off the ground! Our annual 'Welcome Summer' Fly-In BBQ is Saturday, June 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Nashua's Boire Field. Come join us! Pilots are invited to fly in, with vintage airplanes and home-built aircraft especially welcome. Not hungry? You're welcome to wander the ramp and check out the aircraft. For tickets via Eventbrite, click here or call the Aviation Museum at (603) 669-4877. More information in our press release.


Fly with us around the world!

 Join us for the ultimate field trip! The Aviation Museum's virtual around-the-world flight is taking us places all around the globe. Come along as we put the "distance" in distance learning!

Have some fun as we travel the world!

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Thank you to Robert Fortnam for sharing his remarkable story detailing his 19 months spent as a POW. The museum's recent interview with Mr. Fortnam was covered by the Concord Monitor. 



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