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The National Aviation Hall of Fame names St. Paul’s Caroline Little the 34th “Crossfield Kid”

October 11, 2021

Minnesota Teacher Selected as the 2021 A. Scott Crossfield Aerospace Educator of the Year The National Aviation Hall of Fame names St. Paul’s Caroline Little the 34th “Crossfield Kid” (DAYTON, Ohio – October 11, 2021) The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) announced today that Caroline Little, Space Foundation Teacher Liaison, the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Teacher Innovator Institute Fellow, and NASA Wearable Equipment to Avert Radiation Mentor, can now add the NAHF’s 2021 A. Scott Crossfield Educator of the Year to her impressive resume.  The Crossfield Award, founded in 1986 by NAHF Enshrinee Scott Crossfield, is a juried annual...

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame Recognizes the “Class of 2020”

June 15, 2021

While their enshrinement event is postponed, their induction is not. The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) Board of Trustees are proud to share that the vote to formally recognize the NAHF Class of 2020 as Enshrinees was unanimous. Trustee Phil Roberts made the formal motion at the spring meeting of the Board on May 15th in Dayton. “It didn’t seem right (to me) that their Enshrinement was canceled twice and their induction put in limbo,” Roberts said. Roberts’s motion read “That the Class of 2020 be recognized as Enshrinees of the NAHF as of September 27, 2020. And that each...

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame Postpones the 2021 Enshrinement Dinner and Ceremony

May 19, 2021

Travel concerns for our national audience and appreciation for the aviation industry necessitate the postponement of the 2021 Enshrinement. DAYTON, Ohio / May 19, 2021 / “With our highest regard to the safety and health of our Enshrinees, participants, attendees, staff and the city of Dayton, the Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) have made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s Enshrinement event,” said NAHF Chair Michael Quiello.   The NAHF Board expressed concern for all who have been impacted by the worldwide pandemic. “We continue to extend our heartfelt wishes to those who have been...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame reflects on the life of Michael Collins.

April 28, 2021

For his lifelong dedication to flight as a pioneering astronaut and as the first director of the National Air and Space Museum, Collins has left a legacy of public service. DAYTON, Ohio / April 28, 2021 / It is with much sadness and admiration that the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) reflects on the passing of 1985 Enshrinee Michael Collins. His family reports via social media that Collins “passed away today, after a valiant battle with cancer”. They said, “Mike always faced the challenges of life with grace and humility, and faced this, his final challenge, in the same way. We will miss...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Receives 100/100 from Charity Navigator

February 16, 2021

The NAHF is honored to be recognized as an official “Give with Confidence” Charity DAYTON, Ohio / February 16, 2021 / The Board of Trustees are pleased to share that the National Aviation Hall of Fame’s strong financial health and ongoing accountability and transparency have earned a 100/100 rating from Charity Navigator’s Encompass Rating System. This score designates the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) as an official “Give with Confidence” charity, indicating that our organization is using its donations effectively based on Charity Navigator’s criteria. Charity Navigator is America’s largest and most-utilized independent charity evaluator. Since 2001, the organization has been...

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame Receives Capital Appropriation from Ohio

January 28, 2021

The NAHF is honored to be awarded a $250,000 grant from the State for fiscal year 2021-2022 DAYTON, Ohio / January 27, 2021 / The Board of Trustees are pleased to share that the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) has been awarded an appropriation of $250,000 from the State of Ohio. With this grant, the NAHF is one step closer to the transformation of their current Learning Center into a new state-of-the-art facility called the NAHF’s Heritage Hall and Education Center (HHEC). Board Chairman Michael Quiello says, “The NAHF is committed to preserving and sharing the outstanding accomplishments of America’s premier...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame’s 2020 Spirit of Flight Award to be Presented to the American Rocketry Challenge

January 19, 2021

DAYTON, OH/ January 19, 2021 The Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) is pleased to announce that its coveted 2020 Spirit of Flight Award will be presented to the American Rocketry Challenge. While the date and time of the presentation is yet to be determined, the NAHF is eager to share this wonderful news about one of the most impactful science, technology, engineering, and math (STEAM) programs in the world. The American Rocketry Challenge is the world’s largest rocket contest, with nearly 5,000 students nationwide competing annually. The contest provides students in 6th – 12th...

Read More

Aviation Hall of Fame Assoc.

January 10, 2021

Join the Aviation Hall of Fame Association (AFHA) Today! This is a peer group of State Aviation Halls of Fame, Aero Clubs, and smaller Aviation Associations to join together for information sharing and networking. We are looking for members to join us! For more information: https://www.nationalaviation.org/membership/ Welcome to our newest members! Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame* Indiana Aviation Hall of Fame* Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame* Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame* Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame* Wichita Aero Club* *Charter members of the AFHA

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame names St. Paul’s Caroline Little the 34th “Crossfield Kid”

October 11, 2021

Minnesota Teacher Selected as the 2021 A. Scott Crossfield Aerospace Educator of the Year The National Aviation Hall of Fame names St. Paul’s Caroline Little the 34th “Crossfield Kid” (DAYTON, Ohio – October 11, 2021) The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) announced today that Caroline Little, Space Foundation Teacher Liaison, the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Teacher Innovator Institute Fellow, and NASA Wearable Equipment to Avert Radiation Mentor, can now add the NAHF’s 2021 A. Scott Crossfield Educator of the Year to her impressive resume.  The Crossfield Award, founded in 1986 by NAHF Enshrinee Scott Crossfield, is a juried annual...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Recognizes the “Class of 2020”

June 15, 2021

While their enshrinement event is postponed, their induction is not. The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) Board of Trustees are proud to share that the vote to formally recognize the NAHF Class of 2020 as Enshrinees was unanimous. Trustee Phil Roberts made the formal motion at the spring meeting of the Board on May 15th in Dayton. “It didn’t seem right (to me) that their Enshrinement was canceled twice and their induction put in limbo,” Roberts said. Roberts’s motion read “That the Class of 2020 be recognized as Enshrinees of the NAHF as of September 27, 2020. And that each...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Postpones the 2021 Enshrinement Dinner and Ceremony

May 19, 2021

Travel concerns for our national audience and appreciation for the aviation industry necessitate the postponement of the 2021 Enshrinement. DAYTON, Ohio / May 19, 2021 / “With our highest regard to the safety and health of our Enshrinees, participants, attendees, staff and the city of Dayton, the Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) have made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s Enshrinement event,” said NAHF Chair Michael Quiello.   The NAHF Board expressed concern for all who have been impacted by the worldwide pandemic. “We continue to extend our heartfelt wishes to those who have been...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame reflects on the life of Michael Collins.

April 28, 2021

For his lifelong dedication to flight as a pioneering astronaut and as the first director of the National Air and Space Museum, Collins has left a legacy of public service. DAYTON, Ohio / April 28, 2021 / It is with much sadness and admiration that the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) reflects on the passing of 1985 Enshrinee Michael Collins. His family reports via social media that Collins “passed away today, after a valiant battle with cancer”. They said, “Mike always faced the challenges of life with grace and humility, and faced this, his final challenge, in the same way. We will miss...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Receives 100/100 from Charity Navigator

February 16, 2021

The NAHF is honored to be recognized as an official “Give with Confidence” Charity DAYTON, Ohio / February 16, 2021 / The Board of Trustees are pleased to share that the National Aviation Hall of Fame’s strong financial health and ongoing accountability and transparency have earned a 100/100 rating from Charity Navigator’s Encompass Rating System. This score designates the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) as an official “Give with Confidence” charity, indicating that our organization is using its donations effectively based on Charity Navigator’s criteria. Charity Navigator is America’s largest and most-utilized independent charity evaluator. Since 2001, the organization has been...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Receives Capital Appropriation from Ohio

January 28, 2021

The NAHF is honored to be awarded a $250,000 grant from the State for fiscal year 2021-2022 DAYTON, Ohio / January 27, 2021 / The Board of Trustees are pleased to share that the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) has been awarded an appropriation of $250,000 from the State of Ohio. With this grant, the NAHF is one step closer to the transformation of their current Learning Center into a new state-of-the-art facility called the NAHF’s Heritage Hall and Education Center (HHEC). Board Chairman Michael Quiello says, “The NAHF is committed to preserving and sharing the outstanding accomplishments of America’s premier...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame’s 2020 Spirit of Flight Award to be Presented to the American Rocketry Challenge

January 19, 2021

DAYTON, OH/ January 19, 2021 The Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) is pleased to announce that its coveted 2020 Spirit of Flight Award will be presented to the American Rocketry Challenge. While the date and time of the presentation is yet to be determined, the NAHF is eager to share this wonderful news about one of the most impactful science, technology, engineering, and math (STEAM) programs in the world. The American Rocketry Challenge is the world’s largest rocket contest, with nearly 5,000 students nationwide competing annually. The contest provides students in 6th – 12th...

Read More

Aviation Hall of Fame Assoc.

January 10, 2021

Join the Aviation Hall of Fame Association (AFHA) Today! This is a peer group of State Aviation Halls of Fame, Aero Clubs, and smaller Aviation Associations to join together for information sharing and networking. We are looking for members to join us! For more information: https://www.nationalaviation.org/membership/ Welcome to our newest members! Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame* Indiana Aviation Hall of Fame* Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame* Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame* Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame* Wichita Aero Club* *Charter members of the AFHA

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame names St. Paul’s Caroline Little the 34th “Crossfield Kid”

October 11, 2021

Minnesota Teacher Selected as the 2021 A. Scott Crossfield Aerospace Educator of the Year The National Aviation Hall of Fame names St. Paul’s Caroline Little the 34th “Crossfield Kid” (DAYTON, Ohio – October 11, 2021) The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) announced today that Caroline Little, Space Foundation Teacher Liaison, the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Teacher Innovator Institute Fellow, and NASA Wearable Equipment to Avert Radiation Mentor, can now add the NAHF’s 2021 A. Scott Crossfield Educator of the Year to her impressive resume.  The Crossfield Award, founded in 1986 by NAHF Enshrinee Scott Crossfield, is a juried annual...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Recognizes the “Class of 2020”

June 15, 2021

While their enshrinement event is postponed, their induction is not. The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) Board of Trustees are proud to share that the vote to formally recognize the NAHF Class of 2020 as Enshrinees was unanimous. Trustee Phil Roberts made the formal motion at the spring meeting of the Board on May 15th in Dayton. “It didn’t seem right (to me) that their Enshrinement was canceled twice and their induction put in limbo,” Roberts said. Roberts’s motion read “That the Class of 2020 be recognized as Enshrinees of the NAHF as of September 27, 2020. And that each...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Postpones the 2021 Enshrinement Dinner and Ceremony

May 19, 2021

Travel concerns for our national audience and appreciation for the aviation industry necessitate the postponement of the 2021 Enshrinement. DAYTON, Ohio / May 19, 2021 / “With our highest regard to the safety and health of our Enshrinees, participants, attendees, staff and the city of Dayton, the Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) have made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s Enshrinement event,” said NAHF Chair Michael Quiello.   The NAHF Board expressed concern for all who have been impacted by the worldwide pandemic. “We continue to extend our heartfelt wishes to those who have been...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame reflects on the life of Michael Collins.

April 28, 2021

For his lifelong dedication to flight as a pioneering astronaut and as the first director of the National Air and Space Museum, Collins has left a legacy of public service. DAYTON, Ohio / April 28, 2021 / It is with much sadness and admiration that the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) reflects on the passing of 1985 Enshrinee Michael Collins. His family reports via social media that Collins “passed away today, after a valiant battle with cancer”. They said, “Mike always faced the challenges of life with grace and humility, and faced this, his final challenge, in the same way. We will miss...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Receives 100/100 from Charity Navigator

February 16, 2021

The NAHF is honored to be recognized as an official “Give with Confidence” Charity DAYTON, Ohio / February 16, 2021 / The Board of Trustees are pleased to share that the National Aviation Hall of Fame’s strong financial health and ongoing accountability and transparency have earned a 100/100 rating from Charity Navigator’s Encompass Rating System. This score designates the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) as an official “Give with Confidence” charity, indicating that our organization is using its donations effectively based on Charity Navigator’s criteria. Charity Navigator is America’s largest and most-utilized independent charity evaluator. Since 2001, the organization has been...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Receives Capital Appropriation from Ohio

January 28, 2021

The NAHF is honored to be awarded a $250,000 grant from the State for fiscal year 2021-2022 DAYTON, Ohio / January 27, 2021 / The Board of Trustees are pleased to share that the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) has been awarded an appropriation of $250,000 from the State of Ohio. With this grant, the NAHF is one step closer to the transformation of their current Learning Center into a new state-of-the-art facility called the NAHF’s Heritage Hall and Education Center (HHEC). Board Chairman Michael Quiello says, “The NAHF is committed to preserving and sharing the outstanding accomplishments of America’s premier...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame’s 2020 Spirit of Flight Award to be Presented to the American Rocketry Challenge

January 19, 2021

DAYTON, OH/ January 19, 2021 The Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) is pleased to announce that its coveted 2020 Spirit of Flight Award will be presented to the American Rocketry Challenge. While the date and time of the presentation is yet to be determined, the NAHF is eager to share this wonderful news about one of the most impactful science, technology, engineering, and math (STEAM) programs in the world. The American Rocketry Challenge is the world’s largest rocket contest, with nearly 5,000 students nationwide competing annually. The contest provides students in 6th – 12th...

Read More

Aviation Hall of Fame Assoc.

January 10, 2021

Join the Aviation Hall of Fame Association (AFHA) Today! This is a peer group of State Aviation Halls of Fame, Aero Clubs, and smaller Aviation Associations to join together for information sharing and networking. We are looking for members to join us! For more information: https://www.nationalaviation.org/membership/ Welcome to our newest members! Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame* Indiana Aviation Hall of Fame* Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame* Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame* Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame* Wichita Aero Club* *Charter members of the AFHA

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Our Blog National Aviation Hall of Fame

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame names St. Paul’s Caroline Little the 34th “Crossfield Kid”

October 11, 2021

Minnesota Teacher Selected as the 2021 A. Scott Crossfield Aerospace Educator of the Year The National Aviation Hall of Fame names St. Paul’s Caroline Little the 34th “Crossfield Kid” (DAYTON, Ohio – October 11, 2021) The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) announced today that Caroline Little, Space Foundation Teacher Liaison, the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Teacher Innovator Institute Fellow, and NASA Wearable Equipment to Avert Radiation Mentor, can now add the NAHF’s 2021 A. Scott Crossfield Educator of the Year to her impressive resume.  The Crossfield Award, founded in 1986 by NAHF Enshrinee Scott Crossfield, is a juried annual...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Recognizes the “Class of 2020”

June 15, 2021

While their enshrinement event is postponed, their induction is not. The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) Board of Trustees are proud to share that the vote to formally recognize the NAHF Class of 2020 as Enshrinees was unanimous. Trustee Phil Roberts made the formal motion at the spring meeting of the Board on May 15th in Dayton. “It didn’t seem right (to me) that their Enshrinement was canceled twice and their induction put in limbo,” Roberts said. Roberts’s motion read “That the Class of 2020 be recognized as Enshrinees of the NAHF as of September 27, 2020. And that each...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Postpones the 2021 Enshrinement Dinner and Ceremony

May 19, 2021

Travel concerns for our national audience and appreciation for the aviation industry necessitate the postponement of the 2021 Enshrinement. DAYTON, Ohio / May 19, 2021 / “With our highest regard to the safety and health of our Enshrinees, participants, attendees, staff and the city of Dayton, the Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) have made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s Enshrinement event,” said NAHF Chair Michael Quiello.   The NAHF Board expressed concern for all who have been impacted by the worldwide pandemic. “We continue to extend our heartfelt wishes to those who have been...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame reflects on the life of Michael Collins.

April 28, 2021

For his lifelong dedication to flight as a pioneering astronaut and as the first director of the National Air and Space Museum, Collins has left a legacy of public service. DAYTON, Ohio / April 28, 2021 / It is with much sadness and admiration that the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) reflects on the passing of 1985 Enshrinee Michael Collins. His family reports via social media that Collins “passed away today, after a valiant battle with cancer”. They said, “Mike always faced the challenges of life with grace and humility, and faced this, his final challenge, in the same way. We will miss...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Receives 100/100 from Charity Navigator

February 16, 2021

The NAHF is honored to be recognized as an official “Give with Confidence” Charity DAYTON, Ohio / February 16, 2021 / The Board of Trustees are pleased to share that the National Aviation Hall of Fame’s strong financial health and ongoing accountability and transparency have earned a 100/100 rating from Charity Navigator’s Encompass Rating System. This score designates the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) as an official “Give with Confidence” charity, indicating that our organization is using its donations effectively based on Charity Navigator’s criteria. Charity Navigator is America’s largest and most-utilized independent charity evaluator. Since 2001, the organization has been...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Receives Capital Appropriation from Ohio

January 28, 2021

The NAHF is honored to be awarded a $250,000 grant from the State for fiscal year 2021-2022 DAYTON, Ohio / January 27, 2021 / The Board of Trustees are pleased to share that the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) has been awarded an appropriation of $250,000 from the State of Ohio. With this grant, the NAHF is one step closer to the transformation of their current Learning Center into a new state-of-the-art facility called the NAHF’s Heritage Hall and Education Center (HHEC). Board Chairman Michael Quiello says, “The NAHF is committed to preserving and sharing the outstanding accomplishments of America’s premier...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame’s 2020 Spirit of Flight Award to be Presented to the American Rocketry Challenge

January 19, 2021

DAYTON, OH/ January 19, 2021 The Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) is pleased to announce that its coveted 2020 Spirit of Flight Award will be presented to the American Rocketry Challenge. While the date and time of the presentation is yet to be determined, the NAHF is eager to share this wonderful news about one of the most impactful science, technology, engineering, and math (STEAM) programs in the world. The American Rocketry Challenge is the world’s largest rocket contest, with nearly 5,000 students nationwide competing annually. The contest provides students in 6th – 12th...

Read More

Aviation Hall of Fame Assoc.

January 10, 2021

Join the Aviation Hall of Fame Association (AFHA) Today! This is a peer group of State Aviation Halls of Fame, Aero Clubs, and smaller Aviation Associations to join together for information sharing and networking. We are looking for members to join us! For more information: https://www.nationalaviation.org/membership/ Welcome to our newest members! Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame* Indiana Aviation Hall of Fame* Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame* Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame* Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame* Wichita Aero Club* *Charter members of the AFHA

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Our Blog National Aviation Hall of Fame

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame names St. Paul’s Caroline Little the 34th “Crossfield Kid”

October 11, 2021

Minnesota Teacher Selected as the 2021 A. Scott Crossfield Aerospace Educator of the Year The National Aviation Hall of Fame names St. Paul’s Caroline Little the 34th “Crossfield Kid” (DAYTON, Ohio – October 11, 2021) The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) announced today that Caroline Little, Space Foundation Teacher Liaison, the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Teacher Innovator Institute Fellow, and NASA Wearable Equipment to Avert Radiation Mentor, can now add the NAHF’s 2021 A. Scott Crossfield Educator of the Year to her impressive resume.  The Crossfield Award, founded in 1986 by NAHF Enshrinee Scott Crossfield, is a juried annual...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Recognizes the “Class of 2020”

June 15, 2021

While their enshrinement event is postponed, their induction is not. The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) Board of Trustees are proud to share that the vote to formally recognize the NAHF Class of 2020 as Enshrinees was unanimous. Trustee Phil Roberts made the formal motion at the spring meeting of the Board on May 15th in Dayton. “It didn’t seem right (to me) that their Enshrinement was canceled twice and their induction put in limbo,” Roberts said. Roberts’s motion read “That the Class of 2020 be recognized as Enshrinees of the NAHF as of September 27, 2020. And that each...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Postpones the 2021 Enshrinement Dinner and Ceremony

May 19, 2021

Travel concerns for our national audience and appreciation for the aviation industry necessitate the postponement of the 2021 Enshrinement. DAYTON, Ohio / May 19, 2021 / “With our highest regard to the safety and health of our Enshrinees, participants, attendees, staff and the city of Dayton, the Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) have made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s Enshrinement event,” said NAHF Chair Michael Quiello.   The NAHF Board expressed concern for all who have been impacted by the worldwide pandemic. “We continue to extend our heartfelt wishes to those who have been...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame reflects on the life of Michael Collins.

April 28, 2021

For his lifelong dedication to flight as a pioneering astronaut and as the first director of the National Air and Space Museum, Collins has left a legacy of public service. DAYTON, Ohio / April 28, 2021 / It is with much sadness and admiration that the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) reflects on the passing of 1985 Enshrinee Michael Collins. His family reports via social media that Collins “passed away today, after a valiant battle with cancer”. They said, “Mike always faced the challenges of life with grace and humility, and faced this, his final challenge, in the same way. We will miss...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Receives 100/100 from Charity Navigator

February 16, 2021

The NAHF is honored to be recognized as an official “Give with Confidence” Charity DAYTON, Ohio / February 16, 2021 / The Board of Trustees are pleased to share that the National Aviation Hall of Fame’s strong financial health and ongoing accountability and transparency have earned a 100/100 rating from Charity Navigator’s Encompass Rating System. This score designates the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) as an official “Give with Confidence” charity, indicating that our organization is using its donations effectively based on Charity Navigator’s criteria. Charity Navigator is America’s largest and most-utilized independent charity evaluator. Since 2001, the organization has been...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Receives Capital Appropriation from Ohio

January 28, 2021

The NAHF is honored to be awarded a $250,000 grant from the State for fiscal year 2021-2022 DAYTON, Ohio / January 27, 2021 / The Board of Trustees are pleased to share that the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) has been awarded an appropriation of $250,000 from the State of Ohio. With this grant, the NAHF is one step closer to the transformation of their current Learning Center into a new state-of-the-art facility called the NAHF’s Heritage Hall and Education Center (HHEC). Board Chairman Michael Quiello says, “The NAHF is committed to preserving and sharing the outstanding accomplishments of America’s premier...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame’s 2020 Spirit of Flight Award to be Presented to the American Rocketry Challenge

January 19, 2021

DAYTON, OH/ January 19, 2021 The Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) is pleased to announce that its coveted 2020 Spirit of Flight Award will be presented to the American Rocketry Challenge. While the date and time of the presentation is yet to be determined, the NAHF is eager to share this wonderful news about one of the most impactful science, technology, engineering, and math (STEAM) programs in the world. The American Rocketry Challenge is the world’s largest rocket contest, with nearly 5,000 students nationwide competing annually. The contest provides students in 6th – 12th...

Read More

Aviation Hall of Fame Assoc.

January 10, 2021

Join the Aviation Hall of Fame Association (AFHA) Today! This is a peer group of State Aviation Halls of Fame, Aero Clubs, and smaller Aviation Associations to join together for information sharing and networking. We are looking for members to join us! For more information: https://www.nationalaviation.org/membership/ Welcome to our newest members! Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame* Indiana Aviation Hall of Fame* Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame* Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame* Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame* Wichita Aero Club* *Charter members of the AFHA

Read More

Our Blog National Aviation Hall of Fame

Uncategorized

The National Aviation Hall of Fame names St. Paul’s Caroline Little the 34th “Crossfield Kid”

October 11, 2021

Minnesota Teacher Selected as the 2021 A. Scott Crossfield Aerospace Educator of the Year The National Aviation Hall of Fame names St. Paul’s Caroline Little the 34th “Crossfield Kid” (DAYTON, Ohio – October 11, 2021) The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) announced today that Caroline Little, Space Foundation Teacher Liaison, the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Teacher Innovator Institute Fellow, and NASA Wearable Equipment to Avert Radiation Mentor, can now add the NAHF’s 2021 A. Scott Crossfield Educator of the Year to her impressive resume.  The Crossfield Award, founded in 1986 by NAHF Enshrinee Scott Crossfield, is a juried annual...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Recognizes the “Class of 2020”

June 15, 2021

While their enshrinement event is postponed, their induction is not. The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) Board of Trustees are proud to share that the vote to formally recognize the NAHF Class of 2020 as Enshrinees was unanimous. Trustee Phil Roberts made the formal motion at the spring meeting of the Board on May 15th in Dayton. “It didn’t seem right (to me) that their Enshrinement was canceled twice and their induction put in limbo,” Roberts said. Roberts’s motion read “That the Class of 2020 be recognized as Enshrinees of the NAHF as of September 27, 2020. And that each...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Postpones the 2021 Enshrinement Dinner and Ceremony

May 19, 2021

Travel concerns for our national audience and appreciation for the aviation industry necessitate the postponement of the 2021 Enshrinement. DAYTON, Ohio / May 19, 2021 / “With our highest regard to the safety and health of our Enshrinees, participants, attendees, staff and the city of Dayton, the Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) have made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s Enshrinement event,” said NAHF Chair Michael Quiello.   The NAHF Board expressed concern for all who have been impacted by the worldwide pandemic. “We continue to extend our heartfelt wishes to those who have been...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame reflects on the life of Michael Collins.

April 28, 2021

For his lifelong dedication to flight as a pioneering astronaut and as the first director of the National Air and Space Museum, Collins has left a legacy of public service. DAYTON, Ohio / April 28, 2021 / It is with much sadness and admiration that the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) reflects on the passing of 1985 Enshrinee Michael Collins. His family reports via social media that Collins “passed away today, after a valiant battle with cancer”. They said, “Mike always faced the challenges of life with grace and humility, and faced this, his final challenge, in the same way. We will miss...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Receives 100/100 from Charity Navigator

February 16, 2021

The NAHF is honored to be recognized as an official “Give with Confidence” Charity DAYTON, Ohio / February 16, 2021 / The Board of Trustees are pleased to share that the National Aviation Hall of Fame’s strong financial health and ongoing accountability and transparency have earned a 100/100 rating from Charity Navigator’s Encompass Rating System. This score designates the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) as an official “Give with Confidence” charity, indicating that our organization is using its donations effectively based on Charity Navigator’s criteria. Charity Navigator is America’s largest and most-utilized independent charity evaluator. Since 2001, the organization has been...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Receives Capital Appropriation from Ohio

January 28, 2021

The NAHF is honored to be awarded a $250,000 grant from the State for fiscal year 2021-2022 DAYTON, Ohio / January 27, 2021 / The Board of Trustees are pleased to share that the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) has been awarded an appropriation of $250,000 from the State of Ohio. With this grant, the NAHF is one step closer to the transformation of their current Learning Center into a new state-of-the-art facility called the NAHF’s Heritage Hall and Education Center (HHEC). Board Chairman Michael Quiello says, “The NAHF is committed to preserving and sharing the outstanding accomplishments of America’s premier...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame’s 2020 Spirit of Flight Award to be Presented to the American Rocketry Challenge

January 19, 2021

DAYTON, OH/ January 19, 2021 The Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) is pleased to announce that its coveted 2020 Spirit of Flight Award will be presented to the American Rocketry Challenge. While the date and time of the presentation is yet to be determined, the NAHF is eager to share this wonderful news about one of the most impactful science, technology, engineering, and math (STEAM) programs in the world. The American Rocketry Challenge is the world’s largest rocket contest, with nearly 5,000 students nationwide competing annually. The contest provides students in 6th – 12th...

Read More

Aviation Hall of Fame Assoc.

January 10, 2021

Join the Aviation Hall of Fame Association (AFHA) Today! This is a peer group of State Aviation Halls of Fame, Aero Clubs, and smaller Aviation Associations to join together for information sharing and networking. We are looking for members to join us! For more information: https://www.nationalaviation.org/membership/ Welcome to our newest members! Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame* Indiana Aviation Hall of Fame* Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame* Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame* Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame* Wichita Aero Club* *Charter members of the AFHA

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame names St. Paul’s Caroline Little the 34th “Crossfield Kid”

October 11, 2021

Minnesota Teacher Selected as the 2021 A. Scott Crossfield Aerospace Educator of the Year The National Aviation Hall of Fame names St. Paul’s Caroline Little the 34th “Crossfield Kid” (DAYTON, Ohio – October 11, 2021) The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) announced today that Caroline Little, Space Foundation Teacher Liaison, the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Teacher Innovator Institute Fellow, and NASA Wearable Equipment to Avert Radiation Mentor, can now add the NAHF’s 2021 A. Scott Crossfield Educator of the Year to her impressive resume.  The Crossfield Award, founded in 1986 by NAHF Enshrinee Scott Crossfield, is a juried annual...

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame Recognizes the “Class of 2020”

June 15, 2021

While their enshrinement event is postponed, their induction is not. The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) Board of Trustees are proud to share that the vote to formally recognize the NAHF Class of 2020 as Enshrinees was unanimous. Trustee Phil Roberts made the formal motion at the spring meeting of the Board on May 15th in Dayton. “It didn’t seem right (to me) that their Enshrinement was canceled twice and their induction put in limbo,” Roberts said. Roberts’s motion read “That the Class of 2020 be recognized as Enshrinees of the NAHF as of September 27, 2020. And that each...

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame Postpones the 2021 Enshrinement Dinner and Ceremony

May 19, 2021

Travel concerns for our national audience and appreciation for the aviation industry necessitate the postponement of the 2021 Enshrinement. DAYTON, Ohio / May 19, 2021 / “With our highest regard to the safety and health of our Enshrinees, participants, attendees, staff and the city of Dayton, the Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) have made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s Enshrinement event,” said NAHF Chair Michael Quiello.   The NAHF Board expressed concern for all who have been impacted by the worldwide pandemic. “We continue to extend our heartfelt wishes to those who have been...

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame reflects on the life of Michael Collins.

April 28, 2021

For his lifelong dedication to flight as a pioneering astronaut and as the first director of the National Air and Space Museum, Collins has left a legacy of public service. DAYTON, Ohio / April 28, 2021 / It is with much sadness and admiration that the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) reflects on the passing of 1985 Enshrinee Michael Collins. His family reports via social media that Collins “passed away today, after a valiant battle with cancer”. They said, “Mike always faced the challenges of life with grace and humility, and faced this, his final challenge, in the same way. We will miss...

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame Receives 100/100 from Charity Navigator

February 16, 2021

The NAHF is honored to be recognized as an official “Give with Confidence” Charity DAYTON, Ohio / February 16, 2021 / The Board of Trustees are pleased to share that the National Aviation Hall of Fame’s strong financial health and ongoing accountability and transparency have earned a 100/100 rating from Charity Navigator’s Encompass Rating System. This score designates the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) as an official “Give with Confidence” charity, indicating that our organization is using its donations effectively based on Charity Navigator’s criteria. Charity Navigator is America’s largest and most-utilized independent charity evaluator. Since 2001, the organization has been...

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame Receives Capital Appropriation from Ohio

January 28, 2021

The NAHF is honored to be awarded a $250,000 grant from the State for fiscal year 2021-2022 DAYTON, Ohio / January 27, 2021 / The Board of Trustees are pleased to share that the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) has been awarded an appropriation of $250,000 from the State of Ohio. With this grant, the NAHF is one step closer to the transformation of their current Learning Center into a new state-of-the-art facility called the NAHF’s Heritage Hall and Education Center (HHEC). Board Chairman Michael Quiello says, “The NAHF is committed to preserving and sharing the outstanding accomplishments of America’s premier...

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame’s 2020 Spirit of Flight Award to be Presented to the American Rocketry Challenge

January 19, 2021

DAYTON, OH/ January 19, 2021 The Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) is pleased to announce that its coveted 2020 Spirit of Flight Award will be presented to the American Rocketry Challenge. While the date and time of the presentation is yet to be determined, the NAHF is eager to share this wonderful news about one of the most impactful science, technology, engineering, and math (STEAM) programs in the world. The American Rocketry Challenge is the world’s largest rocket contest, with nearly 5,000 students nationwide competing annually. The contest provides students in 6th – 12th...

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Aviation Hall of Fame Assoc.

January 10, 2021

Join the Aviation Hall of Fame Association (AFHA) Today! This is a peer group of State Aviation Halls of Fame, Aero Clubs, and smaller Aviation Associations to join together for information sharing and networking. We are looking for members to join us! For more information: https://www.nationalaviation.org/membership/ Welcome to our newest members! Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame* Indiana Aviation Hall of Fame* Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame* Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame* Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame* Wichita Aero Club* *Charter members of the AFHA

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame names St. Paul’s Caroline Little the 34th “Crossfield Kid”

October 11, 2021

Minnesota Teacher Selected as the 2021 A. Scott Crossfield Aerospace Educator of the Year The National Aviation Hall of Fame names St. Paul’s Caroline Little the 34th “Crossfield Kid” (DAYTON, Ohio – October 11, 2021) The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) announced today that Caroline Little, Space Foundation Teacher Liaison, the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Teacher Innovator Institute Fellow, and NASA Wearable Equipment to Avert Radiation Mentor, can now add the NAHF’s 2021 A. Scott Crossfield Educator of the Year to her impressive resume.  The Crossfield Award, founded in 1986 by NAHF Enshrinee Scott Crossfield, is a juried annual...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Recognizes the “Class of 2020”

June 15, 2021

While their enshrinement event is postponed, their induction is not. The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) Board of Trustees are proud to share that the vote to formally recognize the NAHF Class of 2020 as Enshrinees was unanimous. Trustee Phil Roberts made the formal motion at the spring meeting of the Board on May 15th in Dayton. “It didn’t seem right (to me) that their Enshrinement was canceled twice and their induction put in limbo,” Roberts said. Roberts’s motion read “That the Class of 2020 be recognized as Enshrinees of the NAHF as of September 27, 2020. And that each...

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame Postpones the 2021 Enshrinement Dinner and Ceremony

May 19, 2021

Travel concerns for our national audience and appreciation for the aviation industry necessitate the postponement of the 2021 Enshrinement. DAYTON, Ohio / May 19, 2021 / “With our highest regard to the safety and health of our Enshrinees, participants, attendees, staff and the city of Dayton, the Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) have made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s Enshrinement event,” said NAHF Chair Michael Quiello.   The NAHF Board expressed concern for all who have been impacted by the worldwide pandemic. “We continue to extend our heartfelt wishes to those who have been...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame reflects on the life of Michael Collins.

April 28, 2021

For his lifelong dedication to flight as a pioneering astronaut and as the first director of the National Air and Space Museum, Collins has left a legacy of public service. DAYTON, Ohio / April 28, 2021 / It is with much sadness and admiration that the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) reflects on the passing of 1985 Enshrinee Michael Collins. His family reports via social media that Collins “passed away today, after a valiant battle with cancer”. They said, “Mike always faced the challenges of life with grace and humility, and faced this, his final challenge, in the same way. We will miss...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Receives 100/100 from Charity Navigator

February 16, 2021

The NAHF is honored to be recognized as an official “Give with Confidence” Charity DAYTON, Ohio / February 16, 2021 / The Board of Trustees are pleased to share that the National Aviation Hall of Fame’s strong financial health and ongoing accountability and transparency have earned a 100/100 rating from Charity Navigator’s Encompass Rating System. This score designates the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) as an official “Give with Confidence” charity, indicating that our organization is using its donations effectively based on Charity Navigator’s criteria. Charity Navigator is America’s largest and most-utilized independent charity evaluator. Since 2001, the organization has been...

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame Receives Capital Appropriation from Ohio

January 28, 2021

The NAHF is honored to be awarded a $250,000 grant from the State for fiscal year 2021-2022 DAYTON, Ohio / January 27, 2021 / The Board of Trustees are pleased to share that the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) has been awarded an appropriation of $250,000 from the State of Ohio. With this grant, the NAHF is one step closer to the transformation of their current Learning Center into a new state-of-the-art facility called the NAHF’s Heritage Hall and Education Center (HHEC). Board Chairman Michael Quiello says, “The NAHF is committed to preserving and sharing the outstanding accomplishments of America’s premier...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame’s 2020 Spirit of Flight Award to be Presented to the American Rocketry Challenge

January 19, 2021

DAYTON, OH/ January 19, 2021 The Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) is pleased to announce that its coveted 2020 Spirit of Flight Award will be presented to the American Rocketry Challenge. While the date and time of the presentation is yet to be determined, the NAHF is eager to share this wonderful news about one of the most impactful science, technology, engineering, and math (STEAM) programs in the world. The American Rocketry Challenge is the world’s largest rocket contest, with nearly 5,000 students nationwide competing annually. The contest provides students in 6th – 12th...

Read More

Aviation Hall of Fame Assoc.

January 10, 2021

Join the Aviation Hall of Fame Association (AFHA) Today! This is a peer group of State Aviation Halls of Fame, Aero Clubs, and smaller Aviation Associations to join together for information sharing and networking. We are looking for members to join us! For more information: https://www.nationalaviation.org/membership/ Welcome to our newest members! Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame* Indiana Aviation Hall of Fame* Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame* Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame* Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame* Wichita Aero Club* *Charter members of the AFHA

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Our Blog National Aviation Hall of Fame

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame names St. Paul’s Caroline Little the 34th “Crossfield Kid”

October 11, 2021

Minnesota Teacher Selected as the 2021 A. Scott Crossfield Aerospace Educator of the Year The National Aviation Hall of Fame names St. Paul’s Caroline Little the 34th “Crossfield Kid” (DAYTON, Ohio – October 11, 2021) The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) announced today that Caroline Little, Space Foundation Teacher Liaison, the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Teacher Innovator Institute Fellow, and NASA Wearable Equipment to Avert Radiation Mentor, can now add the NAHF’s 2021 A. Scott Crossfield Educator of the Year to her impressive resume.  The Crossfield Award, founded in 1986 by NAHF Enshrinee Scott Crossfield, is a juried annual...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Recognizes the “Class of 2020”

June 15, 2021

While their enshrinement event is postponed, their induction is not. The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) Board of Trustees are proud to share that the vote to formally recognize the NAHF Class of 2020 as Enshrinees was unanimous. Trustee Phil Roberts made the formal motion at the spring meeting of the Board on May 15th in Dayton. “It didn’t seem right (to me) that their Enshrinement was canceled twice and their induction put in limbo,” Roberts said. Roberts’s motion read “That the Class of 2020 be recognized as Enshrinees of the NAHF as of September 27, 2020. And that each...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Postpones the 2021 Enshrinement Dinner and Ceremony

May 19, 2021

Travel concerns for our national audience and appreciation for the aviation industry necessitate the postponement of the 2021 Enshrinement. DAYTON, Ohio / May 19, 2021 / “With our highest regard to the safety and health of our Enshrinees, participants, attendees, staff and the city of Dayton, the Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) have made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s Enshrinement event,” said NAHF Chair Michael Quiello.   The NAHF Board expressed concern for all who have been impacted by the worldwide pandemic. “We continue to extend our heartfelt wishes to those who have been...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame reflects on the life of Michael Collins.

April 28, 2021

For his lifelong dedication to flight as a pioneering astronaut and as the first director of the National Air and Space Museum, Collins has left a legacy of public service. DAYTON, Ohio / April 28, 2021 / It is with much sadness and admiration that the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) reflects on the passing of 1985 Enshrinee Michael Collins. His family reports via social media that Collins “passed away today, after a valiant battle with cancer”. They said, “Mike always faced the challenges of life with grace and humility, and faced this, his final challenge, in the same way. We will miss...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Receives 100/100 from Charity Navigator

February 16, 2021

The NAHF is honored to be recognized as an official “Give with Confidence” Charity DAYTON, Ohio / February 16, 2021 / The Board of Trustees are pleased to share that the National Aviation Hall of Fame’s strong financial health and ongoing accountability and transparency have earned a 100/100 rating from Charity Navigator’s Encompass Rating System. This score designates the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) as an official “Give with Confidence” charity, indicating that our organization is using its donations effectively based on Charity Navigator’s criteria. Charity Navigator is America’s largest and most-utilized independent charity evaluator. Since 2001, the organization has been...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Receives Capital Appropriation from Ohio

January 28, 2021

The NAHF is honored to be awarded a $250,000 grant from the State for fiscal year 2021-2022 DAYTON, Ohio / January 27, 2021 / The Board of Trustees are pleased to share that the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) has been awarded an appropriation of $250,000 from the State of Ohio. With this grant, the NAHF is one step closer to the transformation of their current Learning Center into a new state-of-the-art facility called the NAHF’s Heritage Hall and Education Center (HHEC). Board Chairman Michael Quiello says, “The NAHF is committed to preserving and sharing the outstanding accomplishments of America’s premier...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame’s 2020 Spirit of Flight Award to be Presented to the American Rocketry Challenge

January 19, 2021

DAYTON, OH/ January 19, 2021 The Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) is pleased to announce that its coveted 2020 Spirit of Flight Award will be presented to the American Rocketry Challenge. While the date and time of the presentation is yet to be determined, the NAHF is eager to share this wonderful news about one of the most impactful science, technology, engineering, and math (STEAM) programs in the world. The American Rocketry Challenge is the world’s largest rocket contest, with nearly 5,000 students nationwide competing annually. The contest provides students in 6th – 12th...

Read More

Aviation Hall of Fame Assoc.

January 10, 2021

Join the Aviation Hall of Fame Association (AFHA) Today! This is a peer group of State Aviation Halls of Fame, Aero Clubs, and smaller Aviation Associations to join together for information sharing and networking. We are looking for members to join us! For more information: https://www.nationalaviation.org/membership/ Welcome to our newest members! Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame* Indiana Aviation Hall of Fame* Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame* Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame* Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame* Wichita Aero Club* *Charter members of the AFHA

Read More

Our Blog National Aviation Hall of Fame

Uncategorized

The National Aviation Hall of Fame names St. Paul’s Caroline Little the 34th “Crossfield Kid”

October 11, 2021

Minnesota Teacher Selected as the 2021 A. Scott Crossfield Aerospace Educator of the Year The National Aviation Hall of Fame names St. Paul’s Caroline Little the 34th “Crossfield Kid” (DAYTON, Ohio – October 11, 2021) The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) announced today that Caroline Little, Space Foundation Teacher Liaison, the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Teacher Innovator Institute Fellow, and NASA Wearable Equipment to Avert Radiation Mentor, can now add the NAHF’s 2021 A. Scott Crossfield Educator of the Year to her impressive resume.  The Crossfield Award, founded in 1986 by NAHF Enshrinee Scott Crossfield, is a juried annual...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Recognizes the “Class of 2020”

June 15, 2021

While their enshrinement event is postponed, their induction is not. The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) Board of Trustees are proud to share that the vote to formally recognize the NAHF Class of 2020 as Enshrinees was unanimous. Trustee Phil Roberts made the formal motion at the spring meeting of the Board on May 15th in Dayton. “It didn’t seem right (to me) that their Enshrinement was canceled twice and their induction put in limbo,” Roberts said. Roberts’s motion read “That the Class of 2020 be recognized as Enshrinees of the NAHF as of September 27, 2020. And that each...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Postpones the 2021 Enshrinement Dinner and Ceremony

May 19, 2021

Travel concerns for our national audience and appreciation for the aviation industry necessitate the postponement of the 2021 Enshrinement. DAYTON, Ohio / May 19, 2021 / “With our highest regard to the safety and health of our Enshrinees, participants, attendees, staff and the city of Dayton, the Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) have made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s Enshrinement event,” said NAHF Chair Michael Quiello.   The NAHF Board expressed concern for all who have been impacted by the worldwide pandemic. “We continue to extend our heartfelt wishes to those who have been...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame reflects on the life of Michael Collins.

April 28, 2021

For his lifelong dedication to flight as a pioneering astronaut and as the first director of the National Air and Space Museum, Collins has left a legacy of public service. DAYTON, Ohio / April 28, 2021 / It is with much sadness and admiration that the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) reflects on the passing of 1985 Enshrinee Michael Collins. His family reports via social media that Collins “passed away today, after a valiant battle with cancer”. They said, “Mike always faced the challenges of life with grace and humility, and faced this, his final challenge, in the same way. We will miss...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Receives 100/100 from Charity Navigator

February 16, 2021

The NAHF is honored to be recognized as an official “Give with Confidence” Charity DAYTON, Ohio / February 16, 2021 / The Board of Trustees are pleased to share that the National Aviation Hall of Fame’s strong financial health and ongoing accountability and transparency have earned a 100/100 rating from Charity Navigator’s Encompass Rating System. This score designates the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) as an official “Give with Confidence” charity, indicating that our organization is using its donations effectively based on Charity Navigator’s criteria. Charity Navigator is America’s largest and most-utilized independent charity evaluator. Since 2001, the organization has been...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame Receives Capital Appropriation from Ohio

January 28, 2021

The NAHF is honored to be awarded a $250,000 grant from the State for fiscal year 2021-2022 DAYTON, Ohio / January 27, 2021 / The Board of Trustees are pleased to share that the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) has been awarded an appropriation of $250,000 from the State of Ohio. With this grant, the NAHF is one step closer to the transformation of their current Learning Center into a new state-of-the-art facility called the NAHF’s Heritage Hall and Education Center (HHEC). Board Chairman Michael Quiello says, “The NAHF is committed to preserving and sharing the outstanding accomplishments of America’s premier...

Read More

The National Aviation Hall of Fame’s 2020 Spirit of Flight Award to be Presented to the American Rocketry Challenge

January 19, 2021

DAYTON, OH/ January 19, 2021 The Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) is pleased to announce that its coveted 2020 Spirit of Flight Award will be presented to the American Rocketry Challenge. While the date and time of the presentation is yet to be determined, the NAHF is eager to share this wonderful news about one of the most impactful science, technology, engineering, and math (STEAM) programs in the world. The American Rocketry Challenge is the world’s largest rocket contest, with nearly 5,000 students nationwide competing annually. The contest provides students in 6th – 12th...

Read More

Aviation Hall of Fame Assoc.

January 10, 2021

Join the Aviation Hall of Fame Association (AFHA) Today! This is a peer group of State Aviation Halls of Fame, Aero Clubs, and smaller Aviation Associations to join together for information sharing and networking. We are looking for members to join us! For more information: https://www.nationalaviation.org/membership/ Welcome to our newest members! Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame* Indiana Aviation Hall of Fame* Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame* Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame* Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame* Wichita Aero Club* *Charter members of the AFHA

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