100 Ways to Celebrate 100 Years of Flight

An Air & Space/Smithsonian guide to a centennial’s worth of fun and flying.

Air & Space Magazine | Subscribe

Air shows, air races, museum exhibits and traveling shows, books, Web sites, films and television programs-even musical productions-all commemorate the Wright brothers' feat of a century ago. Throughout the year, events have been scheduled across the United States and in nearly every place in the world that flight has touched. Here's a list of performances to attend, places to visit, and products to buy to help you observe the anniversary of the first flight.

Thank you for visiting. We welcome your comments on how we can make the Air & Space Web site more useful. If you link to the following sites or visit the listed locations, please note that Air & Space is not responsible for the views that may be represented, or the accuracy, privacy policies, trademarks, copyright compliance or the legality of any material contained on these sites, which are the responsibility of each organization.

This list is not intended to be comprehensive, or imply any particular preference based on order of listing. It is simply a cross-section of ideas that we hope will inspire your own exploration.

Centennial-Theme Events

The U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission

U.S. Air Force Centennial of Flight Events Office

International Council of Air Shows (ICAS)

Century of Flight Links and Events


First Flight Society news and events

Comment on this Story

comments powered by Disqus