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Spring Break

March 20, 2019

Spring Break

This week is Spring Break for many of our island’s students. Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum offers a great opportunity to learn from America’s Greatest Generation, while still being STEM-focused and family oriented. Come and visit MathAlive at the Aviation Museum, fun for the young, and the young at heart! MathAlive is a 4,000 square foot exhibit housed in the Raytheon...

March 15, 2019

We Will Miss You

Our Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum family mourns the loss of Burl Burlingame. A modeler, writer, lecturer, photographer, story teller, and...


March 8, 2019

Reuniting At Pearl Harbor

WWII Veteran Col. Bruce Hunt (L) with Robert Dunn (R) of the Museum Board of Directors. On Monday March 4,...

USS Nevada

June 1, 2018

The Nevada’s Run

Although mortally wounded by a torpedo hit, the USS Nevada managed to make a run toward the open sea. However,...

De Havilland D-82a Tiger Moth

May 16, 2018

De Havilland D-82a Tiger Moth

The Tiger Moth was to the British Commonwealth what the Boeing Stearman was to the United States—the plane that most...

TBM X5 of VT-51

March 26, 2018

X Marks the Spot

X Marks the Spot December 2019 Update: The Museum's TBM Avenger has been restored and is proudly displayed in Hangar...

TBM / TBF Avenger

December 26, 2017

The Mystery of the Middle Seat

In traditional torpedo/bombers, a pilot, an observer, and a gunner/radio operator sat behind each other. At first glance, the Grumman...

Photographers from Utility Squadron VJ-1

September 29, 2017

Aerial Cameras in World War II

"Figure 1 doesn’t really show how aerial pictures were taken in World War II. However, the people in the picture...

The Viper Lockheed Martin F-16

September 26, 2017

General Dynamics/Lockheed Martin F-16

"Designed as a pure lightweight fighter, evolved during development into a multirole fighter equally adept at air combat maneuvering and...

The Art of War

May 31, 2016

The Art of War at Pearl Harbor

Posted on May 31, 2016 By Burl Burlingame | Burl.Burlingame@pacificaviationmuseum.org | Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum The history of World War...


February 18, 2016

Repair In the Air

Posted on February 18, 2016 By Burl Burlingame | Burl.Burlingame@pacificaviationmuseum.org | Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum It's a photograph of a...

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