- Get Involved
The National Air And Space Museum and the National Museum of American History will be open today, March 5; all other Smithsonian Washington, D.C.-area museums and the National Zoo will be closed due to inclement weather. The Smithsonian museums in New York will be open today.Skip navigation
December 15, 2003 – Permanent
Location: South Side of Boeing Aviation Hangar
General aviation refers to flights not flown by commercial carriers or the military; it includes everything from personal to business flying, air taxi, sightseeing tours, and life-saving medical flights and accounts for the vast majority of aviation in the United States. Here, follow the evolution of general aviation and its diverse roles.