Please note: Food purchases are not included in admission.
Pilots – Fly in for free breakfast! For tie-down space, contact Flight@WingsMuseum.org or 303.360.5360 ext 160.
Air & Space Museum
In 1968, Lamar Steen was a teacher at Denver’s Manual High School. He thought his students could learn and apply math, science, and other skills by tackling a challenging real-world project. So he designed a new aerobatic airplane and coached his students as they built it. In the process, they acquired self-confidence and valuable experience that would help them gain access to better careers. The Manual High mascot is the Thunderbolt, usually shortened to “Bolt,” so the airplane became the Skybolt. With his students watching, Lamar Steen made the first flight in October 1970.
Join Wings Over the Rockies Exploration of Flight for monthly fly-ins featuring planes, pilots and breakfast!
On the first Saturday of every month, enjoy breakfast from a local food truck, watch aircraft fly in and explore interactive exhibits and simulators.
Your gift will help support our educational programming and student learners, engaging exhibits, aircraft restoration and more!
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Get an up close look inside select aircraft at the museum and learn all about the history of the aircraft, instruments and controls!
Featured Aircraft in December:
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