Issue 6| January 2021
Executive Director: Tim Norton
Upcoming Events
January:
Kansas will be celebrating its 160th Birthday, so we will celebrate with Free* Kids Admission from January 27th-January 31st- Click to learn how!

February:
We will be adding two new aircraft to the Vintage Aircraft Exhibit! Stop by to see the rebuilding of Blanche Noyes's C-37 and Louise Thaden's TravelAir in the Vintage Aircraft Room.

Thursday, February 11th- Senior Thursday
Join us virtually for a zoom interview with KAM's own Curator, Josh Mackey at 10 am
Sign up for this free event here

March:
Friday, March 26th

Little Aviators- Every Friday from 10-noon
A Word in Edgewise...January
I am real bad news, good news kind of guy.   Glass half full.  Wide-eyed optimist.  Where there is horse manure there is bound to be a pony!!!  So the bad news is we had 2020 and the pandemic to deal with...the good news, we made it through, survived, made real progress at the Museum on projects, facility improvements, exhibits, grant submissions, etc.  
Now the real work begins.  Gaining some momentum as we look forward to some sort of normal.  Staff is laser-focused on making sure we are ready when daily attendance increases, memberships tick up, school groups engage, venue rentals for weddings, etc. fill the weekends, and we can show off the fruits of their labor... continue reading


We are excited to announce KAM's
Executive Board Officers for 2021
President: Kirk Short | Wichita Home Team
Vice President: Robin Spurrier
Secretary: Kensley Pottebaum | Textron Aviation
Treasurer: Aaron Graf | INTRUST Bank
Happy 2021! Let's Party!
Did you or someone you know get engaged recently? Do you have an upcoming graduation or event? We can help you host anything from a private elopement or dinner in the tower, a birthday party, a wedding, and everything in between!

Let the Kansas Aviation Museum help you out! Contact Grace today for any venue rental need you might have!

Kansas Aviation Honor Awards
March 26th at 7:00 pm
Put on your PJ's and grab your favorite drink, or better yet, make that cocktail from your Honor Awards Swag Box and setting in for an evening of incredible stories and triumphs from this year's Kansas Aviation's Hall of Fame and Governor's Aviation Award honorees.

Class of 2020

Hall of Fame Inductees
General Richard B. Myers, USAF Ret.
Velma Wallace
Governor's Aviation Award Recipient
Dr. John S. Tomblin // NIAR

Class of 2021

Hall of Fame Inductees
LCDR Maurice "Wick" Wickendoll, USAF
CPT Edward Joseph (Ed) Dwight Jr., USAF Ret.
Governor's Aviation Award Recipient
Col. Edward (Ed) Sykes, USAF Ret.
Happy Kansas Day!
Kids can earn free admission by bringing in our Kansas Day Coloring page or coloring one here, and turning it in for a free admission pass to use at a different time!

Only Valid Wednesday, January 27th-Sunday January 31st!

Not a member yet? Start of 2021 with a Crew Membership to the Kansas Aviation Museum! All members get additional perks in the gift shop and on venue rentals! Sign up today!
Have a home school group or needing an office team building event? Contact us today for a tour or educational program at the Kansas Aviation Museum!
3350 S. George Washington Blvd., Wichita, KS 67210 || 316-683-9242