"The Blue Angels will resume public practice demonstrations on Monday, June 27th and Tuesday, June 28th. The demonstrations begin at 11:30 AM Central Standard Time and can be viewed from the flight line behind the National Naval Aviation Museum. There will be no autograph session this week. Stay tuned to our website and social media for the latest updates."

In order to align NAS Pensacola with security directives issued by the Secretary of the Navy, the air station commanding officer has directed that beginning February 1, 2016, all visitors to the National Naval Aviation Museum, Fort Barrancas and Pensacola Lighthouse who do not possess a Department of Defense identification card or are unescorted by the holder of a Department of Defense identification card, will be required to enter the installation via the West Gate located off Blue Angel Parkway. Click here for directions.

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June 2016

Family Day Introducing the Giant Screen Theater

June 18

Celebrate Family Day introducing the newly renovated Giant Screen Digital Theater with free screenings of National Parks Adventure and Magic…

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Free preview screening of “They Were Our Fathers”

June 11 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Show starts at 9 a.m. A documentary produced by WSRE and filmed in Washington D.C.…

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May 2016

Paper Plane Champ featured at Discovery Saturday

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Meet Ken Blackburn, Guinness World Record Holder for time aloft for a paper airplane, at Discovery Saturday, May 21 at…

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Naval Aviation Symposium 2016

May 4 - 6

The 2016 Naval Aviation Symposium took place May 4th – 6th, 2016, at the National Naval Aviation Museum.    …

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March 2016

Discovery Saturday: Harnessing the Sky: Fredrick “Trap” Trapnell The U.S. Navy’s Aviation Pioneer

March 19 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Come hear the story of the man who has been called “the godfather of modern naval aviation” and “the premier…

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