The Florida Air Museum will have Amanda Holly joining our Wings ‘n Waffles speaker series this month! Amanda Holly is a meteorologist for WFLA News Channel 8 in Tampa, FL as well as a NASA Correspondent at Nexstar Media Group, reporting on launches and other space-related events. Join us Saturday, September 9th from 9:00-10:00 AM for chicken, waffles, and a Q&A with Amanda! Members of the Florida Air Museum are […]
The Florida Air Museum is excited to present Winston Scott as our Cookies ‘n Convos speaker of the month! Scott, former NASA astronaut and retired U.S. Navy Captain, was selected by NASA to report to the Johnson Space Center in 1992 where he proceeded to log 24 days, 14 hours, and 34 minutes in space as a mission specialist. Please, join us for cookies and a Q&A session on Thursday, […]
Since the very first Women in Aviation International Girls in Aviation Day in 2015, the annual WAI event has grown every year since its first gathering of 32 events and 3,200 participants.The Aerospace Center for Excellence is proud to partner with our local Women In Aviation – Lakeland Chapter to host this local event for the 2023 Girls in Aviation Day! All are welcome to come: families, industry members, girls, […]
Starting August 16th, the Florida Air Museum will be hosting Story Time on Tuesday’s at 10:00 AM. This is a free event and open to all ages!
Join us on June 19th, 2022 as we celebrate Father’s Day! Dads will receive free admission with the purchase of 1 Adult or 1 Youth admission. Our hours of operation on Father’s Day will be from 12:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.. We are looking forward to seeing you there!
Piper-Fuller field was built and dedicated in 1926 as the city’s first dedicated airport and featured three grass runways in the heart of the lower Pinellas Peninsula. Built by H. Walter Fuller as an amenity for his Jungle Club subdivision, the Piper-Fuller field saw many firsts for the city of St. Petersburg. During its dedication on Thanksgiving Day 1926, 10,000 vehicles congregated for a parade from the brand-new Million Dollar […]