When the US entered World War II, 50,000 Coast Guard Auxiliary members joined the war effort as military teams. Many of their private vessels were placed into service in an effort to protect the U.S. There are presently 26,000 members who work by sea and air to ensure the public’s safety.
The Empire State Aerosciences Museum and Schenectady County Community College have joined together to host a Young Aviators Class. [Read more…] about Young Aviator Classes At Aerosciences Museum
The Empire State Aerosciences Museum has announced they will be open during the winter break, Tuesday – Friday, February 18 – February 21 from 10 am to 4 pm. The week will include classes and tours of the museum. [Read more…] about Aerosciences Museum Offering Winter Programs
Unmanned aircraft have a history dating back to the years before the Second World War. The recent discovery of a naval officer’s dog tags revealed the little-known story of a top-secret drone squadron that flew missions against the Japanese in the South Pacific during the Second World War. The effort to return the dog tags to the officer’s family uncovered personal photographs and films, as well as a mystery of three missing-in-action pilots and a surprising coincidence. [Read more…] about US Navy’s Secret Drone Project in WWII Talk Set
The Empire State Aerosciences Museum is set to host their annual “Christmas in the Air” when Santa flies in from the North Pole by plane on Saturday, December 14th. Gates open at 10 am, following arrival at 11:30 am, Santa will be available for pictures which can be purchased on site. Hot dogs, pizza and more will be available for purchase as well as hot and cold beverages. Entry includes visiting with Santa, crafts, candy bomber story with candy drop and access to all the Museum buildings, including the Air Park with over 20 aircraft. [Read more…] about Aerosciences Museum Hosting ‘Christmas in the Air’
The Empire State Aerosciences Museum, located at 250 Rudy Chase Drive, in Glenville, is set to celebrate it’s 35th Anniversary on Saturday, July 27th, 2019 from 8 am to 4 pm.
Activities will kick off at 8 am with a Continental Breakfast featuring bagels and cream cheese, assorted muffins, fruit, coffee, tea, juice, and more. [Read more…] about Aerosciences Museum Celebrating 35 Years
The Empire State Aerosciences Museum will be hosting its monthly all-you-can-eat fly-in breakfast on Saturday, July 20th from 8:30 to 10:30 am at 250 Rudy Chase Drive, in Glenville, NY.
At 10 am, Frederic Lee, President of Professional Training International and Certified Flight and Ground Instructor will present “So You Want to Become a Drone Pilot.” [Read more…] about Drones Topic of Aerosciences Museum Fly-In
His grandfather, Joseph Haraden, Sr., was a General Electric engineer who founded the business as a Schenectady Chevrolet dealer in 1919. [Read more…] about Family Dealers: 100 Years Selling Cars
The Empire State Aerosciences Museum will be hosting its monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast on Saturday January 19th from 8:30 am to 10:30 am with a talk by Fred Lee, President and Founder of Professional Training International, a flight school for aircraft owners will speak on the “Serious Confessions of a Traveling Flight Instructor.”
In addition to surveying his long career, Lee will explore the recent changes in the history of general aviation flight training. [Read more…] about Flight Training History Focus of Museum Fly-In
The Empire State Aerosciences Museum has announced three Fall Aviation Classes for kids have been set for September and October 2018.
“Reach for the Sky” consists of three consecutive Saturday classes will present the history of aviation from the Wright Brothers to the Space Era. [Read more…] about Fall Aviation Program For Kids Features History