The Museum will be closed Christmas and New Year’s Day. To visit the Museum, visitors must use the Main/Front gate which will remain open through the holidays.
The West/Back gate of NAS Pensacola will be closed from 7 p.m. Dec. 19 and reopen on Jan. 5.
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ZPG-2 Snowbird

From this cockpit removed from the control car of the ZPG-2 airship "Snow Bird," Commander Jack R. Hunt commanded a crew that flew into history during March 1957. Launching from Naval Air Station (NAS) South Weymouth, Massachusetts, the airship made two crossings of the Atlantic before touching down at NAS Key West, Florida. All told, "Snow Bird" spent just over eleven days aloft in covering 9,448 miles without refueling. For his performance on the flight, Hunt received the Harmon International Trophy for Aeronautics.

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