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Warner Robins, Georgia: Museum of Aviation Team Field Report

Museum of Aviation

1942 Heritage Blvd, Warner Robins, GA
Just outside the entrance to Robins AFB. I-75 exit 144. Drive east nine miles on Russell Pkwy. Take the Hwy 247/US Hwy 129 ramp, bear right at the fork toward Macon, then turn right onto Hwy 247/US Hwy 129. Then make first left into the museum grounds.
Gates open daily 9-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Museum of Aviation

Museum of Aviation

The second-largest Air Force museum in the entire U.S. Acres of outdoor airplanes, and four giant hangars packed with exhibits. Open since 1984. And it's free. Report... [08/31/2014]

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WWI African-American Pilot Statue Unveiled

The Museum of Aviation unveiled a bronze statue of Eugene Jacques Bullard, the "First African American Fighter Pilot," this week. Born a slave, he volunteered to fly and fight in France, where he'd lived since 1913. He became a French aviator in 1917, and had dogfights with German planes, claiming to down two.

The French gratefully acknowledged his service over the years, but Bullard wasn't allowed to join the American military as a pilot. The sculpture depicts Bullard in uniform, arms crossed.

[ Team, 10/12/2019]

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