The Ninety-Nines is the international organization of women pilots that promotes advancement of aviation through education, scholarships, and mutual support while honoring our unique history and sharing our passion for flight. The Long Beach Ninety-Nines is a local chapter and they have decided to host a Summer Social event at Santa Monica Airport. We invite […]
Thank you to the 100+ people the joined us for this event! The Douglas DC-3 monument at the Museum of Flying will be rededicated after undergoing an extensive refurbishment project. The rededication ceremony is scheduled to take place on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at 10:30 AM. As part of the ceremony, two DC-3 aircraft will […]
Pilots, residents and aviation enthusiasts: Join us as we network with everyone that loves aviation at Spitfire Grill on Monday, November 16th from 7-8:30pm.
In the summer of 1929 there was great interest in aviation. There were major strides that had been made and were being made almost daily. The men’s races were becoming de rigueur, but the idea of a women’s only race had marvelous PR appeal. Will Rogers, looking at all the pilots, some beautiful, some just […]
Thank you to the 304+ families that visited the Santa Monica Airport on July 5th and 6th to put their kids in a real airplane. This on Saturday and Sunday we introduced 480+ kids to aviation! Download all of your family photos using these links: Google Plus Santa Monica Airport Photos (1,100 photos) Facebook Album […]
Here are 38 of the best Santa Monica Airport Tweets and Instagram posts in May and June 2014. Have some photos you want us to include? Tag @SantaMonicaAir on Instagram or Twitter. You can be my wingman any day. pic.twitter.com/cYrmKu1xFE — Santa Monica Airport (@SantaMonicaAir) June 11, 2014 Santa Monica Airport Pic: Look who's making […]
This video shows how 17 kids took flight with SMO Young Eagles. On Saturday, June 21st, 2014, Santa Monica Airport volunteer pilots took 17 kids and 2 parents on an introductory Young Eagles flight. They flew seven flights, some over downtown Los Angeles and others over the ocean and up the coast to Malibu. The […]
Thank you to the hundreds of families that registered for our Santa Monica Airport Family Movie Night at Santa Monica Flyers. This event was attended by residents of Venice, Mar Vista, Westchester, Los Angeles, Irvine, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica and Pacific Palisades. Kids accompanied their parents and were able to take a photo with an […]
Several local businesses and private aviation enthusiasts have joined together to host an open house for parents and kids. Register here for free.
90th Anniversary of the first successful Around the World Flight by the Douglas World Cruisers Monday, March 17, 2014 will mark the 90th anniversary of the departure of the Douglas World Cruisers from the Santa Monica Airport, then called Clover Field, en route to begin the attempt to be the first aircraft to circumnavigate the […]