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Moving Aircraft Into the New Main Gallery at Sullenberger Aviation Museum

Preparation for the Aircraft Move began in 2021, long before planes were positioned into the new main gallery space in October-December of 2023. The Museum’s Collections staff worked closely with community partners such as Wilson Air and American Airlines to be sure aircraft were moved with precision and care. Each step of the move sequence …

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Create a path for future innovators and Join the Flight Path today

The Flight Path Campaign: Cement Your Legacy in Aviation History  This Giving Tuesday, consider supporting SAM’s “Flight Path” brick campaign. By purchasing a personalized brick, you not only secure your place in aviation history but also contribute to Sullenberger Aviation Museum’s mission to Inspire, Educate, and Elevate.  Why Invest in a Brick?  Brick Options: 

Sullenberger Aviation Museum and American Airlines encourage Harding University High School Students to Take Flight

American Airlines hosted 50 Harding University High School students at their Base Maintenance Facility in Charlotte on Tuesday, October 10, 2023. The tour, organized by Sullenberger Aviation Museum’s (SAM) education department, is part of the museum’s commitment to engaging nearby high school students with aviation career opportunities in their own backyard. Awareness of and access …

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“Miracle on the Hudson” on the Move: Famed Plane Lands at Final Home, Sullenberger Aviation Museum’s Brand-New, State-of-the-Art Gallery

Media Contact:Clare Rizer, Luquirecrizer@luquire.com704-654-6632 “Miracle on the Hudson” on the Move: Famed Plane Lands at Final Home, Sullenberger Aviation Museum’s Brand-New, State-of-the-Art Gallery Installation marks crucial step in museum’s journey as five-year re-imagining project continues CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Nov. 9, 2023) – Sullenberger Aviation Museum, the premier aviation museum of the Southeast, announced today it …

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Sullenberger Aviation Museum Unveils New Logo, Completing Identity Evolution Ahead of Summer Opening

The colorful new logo represents the museum’s multidimensionality and new mission of “expanding horizons” CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Oct. 23, 2023) – Sullenberger Aviation Museum, the premier aviation museum of the Southeast, this morning unveiled its new logo and visual identity, marking the final step in its brand evolution from the former Carolinas Aviation Museum to …

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SAM Taps Nonprofit Veteran, Education Expert to Spearhead Development, STEM Efforts

New hires aim to advance museum’s STEM offerings, programming and elevate museum profile CHARLOTTE, North Carolina. (Sept. 25, 2023) – Sullenberger Aviation Museum, the premier aviation museum of the Southeast focused on inspiring and elevating the next generation through STEM, this morning announced the appointment of two key hires, both of whom will play an …

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Queen City Robotics Alliance Open House and Ribbon Cutting of New Team Space

Event Date: September 27, 2023Time: 5:30-7:30 PMLocation: 2102 Cambridge Beltway Dr., Suite B, Charlotte’s West Ayrsley neighborhood Queen City Robotics Alliance (QCRA) invites you to a public open house and ribbon cutting at their new 10,000 sq. ft. team space. The new space will house 14 teams of as many as 75 students each. Students …

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