Remembering Fitzhugh “Fitz” Fulton Jr. (1925-2015)
1999 Enshrinee, Fitzhugh Fulton Jr, passes at age 89 1925 – 2015 Enshrined in 1999 Pilot Fitzhugh “Fitz” Fulton Jr., known as the “Dean of Flight Test” for his involvement in pioneering programs including the space shuttle piggyback flights, has died. He was 89. Fulton died Wednesday at his home in the Los Angeles suburb [...] | Read more
National Aviation Hall of Fame reveals names of four to be enshrined in “Class of 2015”
Four to be inducted during formal ceremony in October of 2015 include pioneers in propeller development, supersonic flight and man’s exploration of space (Dayton, Ohio – Dec. 16, 2014) Today the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) announced the names of four individuals who have been elected for enshrinement at its annual formal ceremony on [...] | Read more
National Aviation Hall of Fame announces Dayton History to operate its public Learning Center
Collaboration by two non-profits hailed as way to enhance visitor experience, boost attendance at interactive exhibit hall (Dayton, Ohio – December 8, 2014) – Today the Congressionally-chartered non-profit National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) publicly announced a new partnership that turns the daily operations of the NAHF Learning Center over to Dayton History, effective January [...] | Read more
Who We Are
They dreamed the dreams. They harnessed the technologies. They created a world where the sky was no longer the limit. The National Aviation Hall of Fame honors them for their service to country, their ingenuity, their courage, and their vision. The stories of our NAHF enshrinees are stories of America...of challenge and failure, of determination and, triumph.
Our Learning and Research Center has been designed to reflect their passion and innovation. Our exhibits and interactives will inspire young people to embrace the potential of technology, and to understand how our enshrinees harnessed and applied it in order to breathe life into man's dream of flight.