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 […]
Over the course of the second world war, the number of military bases on the Floridian peninsula skyrocketed from 12 to nearly 200 as the Navy and Army Air Corps began to train pilots over the sandy beaches and thick pine forests of the Sunshine State. The military had such a great need for pilots they again outsourced training to civilian flight schools, with Arcadia, Dorr, and Carlstrom fields again […]