The photo depicts a mock-up of the USS Nimitz (CVN-68) superstructure that is Visitor Attraction's new ticket counter which opened in mid-December. This is the first of several stages to complete the entranceway of the Museum. Nimitz was named for World War II Pacific fleet commander Chester W. Nimitz, the Navy's third fleet admiral and is the oldest active aircraft carrier in the U.S. Navy's... View details ⇨
Calling all Snowbirds! You're invited to our annual Snowbird Fly-In on Tuesday, Jan. 24 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. This is the perfect opportunity to learn about all that the area has to offer. Check out the details: [ Bit.ly Link ].
We are live from the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra Concert! With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time. Today the group is led by vocalist Nick Hilscher, with the 18-member ensemble continuing to play many of the original Miller arrangements.
We join the nation in mourning the passing of CAPT Gene Cernan, naval aviator, astronaut, and longtime friend and supporter of the National Naval Aviation Museum. Godspeed to the last man to walk on the Moon.
The museum offers something fun for audiences of all ages! After exploring our 350,000 square feet of exhibit space, take a load off and let the kids play in the Kiddie Hawk play area. There is so much to see and something for everyone!
The Romeo embarked on its first squadron deployment #OTD in 2009 as HSM-71 deployed in the carrier John C Stennis (CVN 74) equipped with MH-60R Seahawks. Here are some shots from various squadrons showing the MH-60R in action.
A long distance flight by Patrol Squadron (VP) 10F between San Francisco and Hawaii #OTD in 1934 demonstrated the extended scouting capabilities of naval aviation that were an important aspect of the war at sea during World War II.