Fly Girls

“FLY GIRLS” is a tribute to the all-female WWII WASP pilots that history forgot. Over 1000 women joined the Women Air Force Service Pilots, WASPS, and 38 died while flying planes for the US military. At the end of the war their records were sealed, and none received veteran benefits. Women were not officially permitted […]

Darkstar Rising Experience

Palm Springs Air Museum 745 North Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA, United States

Explore cutting-edge aviation at this exclusive showcase, the Darkstar Rising Experience. Step into the realm of the iconic aircraft featured in the 2022 blockbuster film, straight from the minds of Lockheed Martin’s Skunkworks. At Mach 10, this unique concept is the ultimate high-speed predator of the skies. Go full throttle with us through a comprehensive […]

$60

Canadian Military Tribute

2024 marks 100 years of service for the Royal Canadian Air Force as a distinct military element. The centennial milestone places the Museum in a unique position to honor the RCAF’s distinct heritage and recognize its tremendous people serving today. Presenter: Maj. William March, RCAF ret.

How Hollywood Fought the War — On-Screen and Off

True stories of heroism and patriotic sacrifice from the men and women who took their fight off the screen and into the combat arena, and how the movies depicted their service both during and after the war. Clark Gable, Veronica Lake, James Steward, Kay Francis, Tyrone Power and more! Presenter: Kirk Ellis

Divided on D-Day: New Perspectives on the Normandy Invasion

By focusing on the points of conflicts among the principal Allied commanders, Ed Gordon offers new insights on the Normandy Invasion and the three-month campaign that followed. Drawing on research from his new book, Divided on D-Day, he explores how national and personal rivalries led to poor command decisions and missed opportunities that needlessly prolonged […]

Darkstar Rising Experience

Palm Springs Air Museum 745 North Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA, United States

Explore cutting-edge aviation at this exclusive showcase, the Darkstar Rising Experience. Step into the realm of the iconic aircraft featured in the 2022 blockbuster film, straight from the minds of Lockheed Martin’s Skunkworks. At Mach 10, this unique concept is the ultimate high-speed predator of the skies. Go full throttle with us through a comprehensive […]

$60

WWII Aircraft of the Aleutians

Our presenter’s grandfather was a P-40 pilot in the Aleutians during WWll and was awarded an American Air Medal for his participation in an offensive mission over Kiska. His service and the service of his squadron will be highlighted in this Aleutian Campaign presentation which is based on over 8 years of research, writing and […]

Darkstar Rising Experience

Palm Springs Air Museum 745 North Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA, United States

Explore cutting-edge aviation at this exclusive showcase, the Darkstar Rising Experience. Step into the realm of the iconic aircraft featured in the 2022 blockbuster film, straight from the minds of Lockheed Martin’s Skunkworks. At Mach 10, this unique concept is the ultimate high-speed predator of the skies. Go full throttle with us through a comprehensive […]

$60

Fighter Group: The 352nd “Blue-Nosed Bastards” in World War II

The 352nd Fighter Group was one of the Eighth Air Force's most successful fighter units and counted history's two top-scoring P-51 aces among its ranks.  This presentation covering the actions of this unit will detail the air actions of not only the group's notable aces, but also the rank-and-file fliers who carried the bulk of the […]

U-Boat War: Tragedy and Redemption in the North Atlantic, 1939-1945

This is the story of the people, strategy, tactics, and technology that were employed on both sides of the U-boat war. More than 2,700 ships were sunk by U-boats which costs the lives of over 35,000 British and American seamen. But by 1943 the Allies began to turn the tide against the U-boat menace through […]