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COVID-19 Statement

WELCOME BACK The Tennessee Museum of Aviation temporarily closed on March 15th, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, June 9th, the museum will reopen to the public. After our 86-day closure, the museum is cautiously reopening and depending on our visitors, staff and volunteers to be patient while we work through this difficult and […]

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Jules Wilburn Bernard

World War II Veteran Jules Wilburn Bernard, loyal & dedicated Tennessee Museum of Aviation Volunteer, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2020. Jules W. Bernard was born December 11, 1921 in Thibodaux, Louisiana. His infatuation of aviation traces back to his childhood. His first airplane ride, at age 13, in a Waco 10 biplane, set in […]

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SKYRAIDER PILOTS REUNION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 23, 2019 – The Tennessee Museum of Aviation, located on the airport in Sevierville, will host a reunion of Vietnam Veteran A-1 Skyraider pilots led by  Operating Location Alpha Alpha (OLAA), 56th Special Operations Wing (SOW). The Skyraider pilots will gather from 10am-3pm on Saturday, May 4, 2019.  Skyraider pilot Jon […]

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Airwolf

A recent post on the museums’ FaceBook page received an enormous amount of attention, as of today reaching nearly 13,000 people.  March 8, 2019 FaceBook Post: “As many of you know, the Tennessee Museum of Aviation had a replica of Airwolf on display for many years. We regularly receive phone calls, Face Book Messages and […]

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Veterans Day Celebration

Join the Tennessee Museum of Aviation Saturday, November 10, 2018  between 10am and 3pm for a “Veterans Day Celebration” Bring Your Favorite Veteran Show Your Appreciation Honor Those Who Have Served On Veterans Day we set aside time to honor America’s Veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for […]

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Mel Swanson Day

Lt Col Melvin G. “Mel” Swanson passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017.  Mel was a Firefly in early 1970 before being assigned to command 56th SOW Operating Location Alpha Alpha (OLAA) at Danang AB, RVN.  Known to many as the “Spad Dad”, Mel led the small unit in highly classified missions supporting Special Forces reconnaissance […]

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