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An interesting air museum. Features the Tuskagee Airmen and so much more. You simply must drive to the compound where they store a wie selection of US Cold War planes, including a wonderful Blackbird
Went here on a wed during spring break and it was a good time. There are two main hangers that show a variety of helicopters and planes. Probably the most captivating part was a flight simulator. Granted I am sure you can get this type of simulator anywhere on the internet but…
The Tuskegee Airmen displays and information were fascinating. My favorite part was the section about the defection of the North Korean airman, including a video with him describing the action and his work with the Museum.
The outdoor displays at the airport are sadly weathered and look closer to a boneyard than a museum. The structure and indoor displays, as well as those just outside were very well done, though there is a clear need for more space. During our visit it appeared that around half…
So many people have lived their whole lives in Birmingham and not visited the Southern Museum of Flight. It is absolutely unlike anything else you've seen. It is truly the hidden gem of Birmingham. You can experience so many different types of aircraft, up close and personal…