Aviation Museums and Aviation-Related Associations in the US

Goals

To provide a list of all aviation museums and all associations with any relationship to aviation in the United States. This list will be used for marketing outreach to help sell the "Undaunted" ebook about Jimmie Matter, a pioneer aviator who was the first aviator to attempt to fly around the world solo. The list will also help the author get potential opportunities to give speeches.
  • For the aviation museums, include things like WWII museum and even innovation museums, and provide the following details for each address/location, phone, email, and website description of collection.
  • For the aviation-related associations, provide the following details: name, address, phone, email, website, description/ additional notes, and number of members. Examples of the associations with any relationship to aviation include Airline Pilot's Association, RTCA, OX 5 Engine Association, Lockheed Vega Association, WWII associations, and Explorers.
  • Err on the side of too many or tangentially related.

Early Findings

Data Availability

  • The initial round of research indicates that data availability is adequate on this topic.

Aviation Museums in the US

  • The website airplanemuseums.com has a list of 130 aviation museums and exhibits and 20 Air Force museums across the United States.
  • Examples of aviation museums in the US include Alaska Aviation Museum in Anchorage, AK; Pioneer Air Museum in Fairbanks, AK; U.S. Army Aviation Museum in Fort Rucker, AL; Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site in Tuskegee, AL; Arkansas Air & Military Museum in Fayetteville, AR; Wings of Honor Museum in Walnut Ridge AR; 390th Memorial Museum in Tucson, AZ; Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, AZ.
  • We have listed the aviation museums above, along with their requested details in the attached spreadsheet.

Summary

  • Within the first hour, we were able to find lists of aviation museums in the United States. We provided the details for some of them as listed in the attached spreadsheet.
  • To provide more US aviation museums and all US associations with any relationship to aviation, we recommend further research. Details on our recommended research paths have been provided in our proposals below.
  • Based on data availability, we anticipate being able to fully answer all the research questions.
  • We will provide the deliverable as a spreadsheet for ease of viewing.

Research proposal:

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