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Heroes of the Sky

featured in the exhibit
things to do


Feel the icy extremes that Richard Byrd and his crew battled while preparing to be the first to reach the North Pole by plane.

The Planes
1926 Fokker Trimotor

Special Feature
Coming soon.



the planes   make a paper airplane  
Teachers, get lesson plans and see the curriculum ties to the Heroes of the Sky.
See the planes on exhibit, check out the specifications and get a sneak peak in a few cockpits. Try one of these high- flying designs at home!


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