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Standing idle in the Arizona desert, a beloved historic airplane was prepped for its ultimate journey – one final flight back to where it all began. The recently discovered Ship 717, the last remaining Douglas DC-7B - last flown by Delta more than 50 years ago - drew the eye ...
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Airline enthusiasts and aviation history buffs won't want to miss the 33rd Annual Atlanta Airline Collectibles show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Delta Flight Museum. Featuring vendors from the U.S. and around the world — including Delta employees and retirees — aviation-related items ...
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The Delta Flight Museum, recently named among the best aviation museums in the world, will hold its fifth annual Hops in the Hangar​ craft beer fundraising event from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23. Tickets will go on sale Friday, Jan. 11, at 9:00 a.m. ET. The event ...
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Airline enthusiasts and aviation history buffs won't want to miss the 32nd Annual Atlanta Airline Collectibles show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Delta Flight Museum. The event will feature vendors from the U.S. and around the world — including Delta employees and retirees ...
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The Delta Flight Museum will hold its fourth annual Hops in the Hangar craft beer and barbecue tasting fundraising event from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24. The event will feature live music by local Atlanta talents, food by some of Atlanta’s best caterers and craft beer tastings ...
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Celebrating Delta's commitment to diversity, the Delta Flight Museum's new temporary exhibition spotlights four of Delta's past and present African-American pilots with inspiring stories. The "Sky is Not the Limit: Breaking the Color Barrier" exhibition features African-American aviation pioneers Capt. Samuel L. Graddy, Capt. John M. Bailey, Capt. Stephanie Johnson ...
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Employees from across the airline welcomed media as well as local and state officials to Tuesday’s unveiling of the Delta Flight Museum’s latest addition – the “747 Experience” exhibit. The exhibit features retired Delta Ship 6301, the first Boeing 747-400 to take flight, to honor the legacy of the historic ...
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A highly anticipated exhibit at the Delta Flight Museum in Atlanta – the “747 Experience” – opened its boarding doors to the public Tuesday. The exhibit features retired Delta Ship 6301, the first Boeing 747-400 to take flight, to honor the legacy of the historic aircraft. The airline marked the ...
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Throughout the company’s history, Delta employees have juggled commitments to both the U.S. military and the airline’s passengers in times of war. In the process, the airline contributed to American war efforts and was shaped by them. In honor of Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 11, the Delta Flight Museum ...
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Airline enthusiasts and aviation history buffs won’t want to miss the 30th Annual Atlanta Airline Collectibles Show on Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Delta Flight Museum. The event will feature more than 50 vendors from the U.S. and around the world, including Delta employees and retirees, selling aviation-related items such ...
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This video captures reactions from employees and spectators on Ship 6301’s final journey home. Delta’s famous retired jet, the first Boeing 747-400 aircraft manufactured for a commercial airline, made its move to the Delta Flight Museum in Atlanta earlier this month. The Ship 6301 exhibit is expected to open to ...
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Anticipation was in the air on Saturday morning as Ship 6301 made its final trip to the Atlanta G.O. campus in preparation for the Delta Flight Museum's latest aircraft exhibit. Delta’s famous retired jet, the first Boeing 747-400 aircraft manufactured for a commercial airline, began its move from a location ...
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Atlanta-based flight attendant Sandy Baker surprised a 10-year-old boy with autism by delivering a truck-full of Delta goodies and arranging a trip to the Delta Flight Museum in Atlanta this week. It all started when a mutual friend contacted Baker, asking if she could “get her hands on anything with ...
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Throughout the decades, Delta people worldwide have paid tribute to fellow active employees and retirees who have served the U.S. armed forces, both past and present. In honor of Delta people who participated in the Persian Gulf War, the Delta Flight Museum has launched its newest temporary exhibit, “Our Objectives ...
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A first-edition Delta Gift Card made from a retired DC-9-51 was recently donated to the Delta Flight Museum by the Global Distribution team in honor of the aircraft’s 40th anniversary. The airline announced the availability of 2,500 limited-edition gift cards for sale last fall. “We are thrilled to provide the ...