13th Annual Combs Gates Award “Call for Entries”
$20,000 juried prize to be presented at 2015 NBAA Convention in Las Vegas (DAYTON, OH – April 8, 2015) The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) has officially announced its nationwide “call for entries” for the 13th Annual Combs Gates Award. The prestigious $20,000 cash award is presented each year to an individual or group [...] | Read more
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
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.