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July 20, 1969. 48 years since humans set foot on the moon thanks, in part, to Western New York aerospace companies

July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. An adventure made possible by several Western New York companies who designed and developed systems that made the flight possible. Learn about their legacy at the … Continue reading

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LLRV Testing Contributed to Apollo 11’s Success

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Bell X-22 experimental aircraft

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60 years ago today, July 12, 1957 the first Presidential helicopter departs from the White House en route to Camp David

60 years ago today, July 12, 1957 the first Presidential helicopter, a Bell Model H-13J departs from the White House en route to Camp David. via Niagara Aerospace Museum’s Facebook Page.

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Looking for something to do this summer?

The museum is open on Wednesdays from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Thursdays through Sundays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Stop by and see the awesome contributions to aviation and aerospace made by the great folks of Western New … Continue reading

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First indoor flight of a helicopter in the western hemisphere (1944)

05-12-44 – First indoor flight of a helicopter in the western hemisphere in Buffalo, New York. 65th. Armory Building. Model 30 Ship 2 NX41868. Pilot Floyd W. Carlson. https://youtu.be/5uqO7_DD9M4 Click here. via British Pathe

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Reuben in the 1929 Fleet Model 1 Biplane.

via Niagara Aerospace Museum’s Facebook Page.

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Curtiss-Wright Plates

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Glass ware from the Bell Aircraft dining room.

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