Business Wings

June 12, 1998 – July 17, 2000

National Air and Space Museum
Independence Avenue and 6th Street, SW
Washington, DC

Special Exhibitions, Gallery 104, 1st Floor, West Wing Floor Plan

A Cessna Citation 500 and a Beechcraft King Air 90 explore the role of aircraft in the business community saving business people time and providing flexibility. The exhibition tells the history of business aviation from open-cockpit biplanes used after World War I to the Lear jet.

  • 5-minute video runs continuously
  • 1 interactive allows visitors to locate airports across the country
  • Another interactive shows the multitude of instruments and screens in a typical cockpit