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NAHF’s Wings of Women 2016: The best WOW conference yet!

November 8, 2016

Wings of Women is an annual mentoring program offering girls 13 to 17 years old an opportunity to meet and be inspired by successful women in the many fascinating and challenging fields of aviation. The day-long event is filled with career exploration, discovery, inspiration and fun! Each girl walks away with an inspiration for dreams and many resources to reach for those dreams. WOW’s aim is to stir girls’ interest in their futures, introduce them to  career opportunities, resources that are available, and demonstrate that it is possible to achieve success in aviation, and in life. The WOW Conference is...

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13th Annual Combs Gates Award goes to filmmaker for “Flying the Feathered Edge: The Bob Hoover Project”

October 20, 2015

Kim Furst to receive $20,000 prize from National Aviation Hall of Fame at NBAA Convention (DAYTON, Ohio – October 20, 2015)  The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) announced today that a documentary about one of its legendary enshrinees, Robert A. “Bob” Hoover, has earned its producer/writer/director, Kim Furst, of Kilo Foxtrot Productions, the 13th Annual Combs Gates Award.  “Flying the Feathered Edge: The Bob Hoover Project,” tells the life story of the man many consider to be “the pilot’s pilot” and was inducted into the NAHF in 1988.  Ms. Furst will be presented the $20,000 award on November 18th at the...

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National Aviation Hall of Fame reveals names of “Class of 2014” at Wright Brothers Anniversary dinner

December 17, 2013

Six to be enshrined in October of 2014 include first female U.S. jet airline captain, Apollo astronaut, air racer, pioneering test pilot and aircraft designing duo (Dayton, Ohio – Dec. 17, 2013) Tonight the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) revealed the names of six individuals who have been elected for enshrinement at its annual formal ceremony in Dayton on October 4, 2014.  The six will join a roster of 219 men and women air and space pioneers who have been inducted by the NAHF since its founding in 1962. The names and photos of the incoming Enshrinee Class of...

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50th Anniversary Enshrinement Attracts “Who’s Who” of Air and Space Legends

October 3, 2012

National Aviation Hall of Fame 50th Anniversary Enshrinement Attracts “Who’s Who” of Air and Space Legends Astronauts, military heroes, industry leaders and aviation buffs to descend on Dayton this Saturday to celebrate four pioneering enshrinees into Hall (Dayton, Ohio – October 3, 2012) The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) today officially announced the participants taking in part in the 50th Anniversary Enshrinement Dinner & Ceremony, to be held at the Dayton Convention Center on Saturday, October 6th. The Master of Ceremonies will be former Good Morning America show host, producer, and writer, David Hartman, a long-time NAHF supporter. Hartman...

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49th Annual Enshrinement

June 14, 2010

When it comes to appropriately and publicly saluting our nation’s aviation pioneers, there may be no other event as significant as the National Aviation Hall of Fame’s Enshrinement gala. Not surprisingly the spectacular formal dinner and ceremony has become known as America’s “Oscar Night of Aviation.” The 2010 edition of historic event will again see a freshman crop of air and space legends inducted before an anticipated audience of 1,000 or more peers and admirers.

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