EXHIBITS & DISPLAYS

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Tuskegee Airmen

Coming Soon Spring 2023

The New England Air Museum is honored to be working with children of Tuskegee Airmen to create an extraordinary exhibit. Through first-hand stories about their parent’s war and post-war experiences, visitors will have the rare opportunity to get to know the airmen in a uniquely personal way.

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The Kosciuszko Squadron

We teamed up with the internationally acclaimed Polish Studies Program at Central Connecticut State University. This project, dedicated to heroism and sacrifice, is expected to open May 3, 2021 on the anniversary of Poland’s Constitution.

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New England Women in Aviation

From the time of the earliest flying machines, women have looked to the sky and dreamed of flight. In New England, bold and courageous women have worked tirelessly over the past century to overcome the skepticism of those who believed that they had no place in the air.

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Enhanced Kaman Exhibit

Thanks to a recent investment from the Kaman Foundation - led by members of Charles Kaman's family - this exhibit now features cutting edge technology that include: a 3D hologram, interactive kiosk, augmented reality and a smartphone app.

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Windsor Locks Tornado

The story of the 1979 tornado on the Bradley Air Museum, its effect and aftermath, and the museum's rebirth as the New England Air Museum.

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58th Bomb Wing WWII Memorial

Dedicated to the first unit in WWII to take the B-29 Superfortress into combat

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416th Bombardment Group Memorial

The centerpiece of this Memorial is the A-26 Invader “Reida Rae” which flew 39 combat missions with the 416th in Europe.

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Apollo-Era EMU

The spacesuit worn by Apollo astronauts on the lunar surface was known as an EMU (Extravehicular Mobility Unit). In many ways, it was the "world's smallest spacecraft."

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Silas Brooks Balloon Basket

Built and flown by Plymouth, Connecticut native and aeronaut Silas Brooks in the 1870’s, this is the oldest surviving American built aircraft.

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Pratt & Whitney Innovators

The inspiring story of how a handful of entrepreneurs and brilliant engineers moved to Connecticut and founded Pratt & Whitney which was to become one the world’s greatest aerospace companies.

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Igor Sikorsky Memorial Exhibit

A comprehensive tribute to the great aviation pioneer who started his aviation work in Czarist Russia and then in the United States with the development of amphibians and flying boats, culminating with his design ...

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Silent Wings

An exhibit honoring the glider pilots of WWII who undertook some of the most dangerous and riskiest missions of the war.

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