Holidays at the Hangar 2022

Join us at the Spirit of Flight Center December 10 for a day of holiday displays, chili lunch, music, treats, door prizes, and more! Big sale in the gift shop for your holiday shopping. Admission: Adults $10, children $5 (under age of 4) We’ll see you there!

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Spirit of Flight Museum Closed in!

Building a museum is a BIG JOB! The new Spirit of Flight Museum facility is finally closed in and ready for interior buildout. This walkthrough shows what has been completed and what is about to happen next.

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New Home for Spirit of Flight Announced!

Nampa, Idaho:  After a two year search for a location for a new Museum building, the Spirit of Flight Foundation has announced that a site to build the new facility has been chosen. “We are happy to announce that the Nampa Municipal Airport will be the new home for the Spirit of Flight Foundation and Museum. …

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Chasing Planes Season 2 Short: Art Chester and the Sky Baby

Art Chester was an air racing pioneer who also helped design the North American P-51 Mustang. His V-Tail racer, Swee’ Pea, was forgotten and almost destroyed before it was recovered and shipped to the Spirit of Flight Museum. Learn about Art Chester and his Swee’ Pea, now named Sky Baby, in this Chasing Planes short.…

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Art Chester’s 1947 Swee’ Pea Recovered!

Erie, Colorado, Monday, January 29, 2018: The Spirit of Flight museum added a piece of air racing history to its growing collection with the delivery of a 1947 Art Chester design known as the Swee’ Pea.  The museum plans to restore the plane to static condition to help tell the story of early air racing. “We…

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