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American Helicopter Museum

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American Helicopter Museum

Established in 1996, the American Helicopter Museum & Education Center collects, restores, and displays historical aircraft, chronicles the origin and development of rotary wing aircraft and teaches about their lifesaving missions.

As the only helicopter museum in the country it focuses on the science and technology of vertical flight to educate and inspire all generations.  The museum displays over 35 civilian and military helicopters, autogiros, and convertaplanes.  Visitors can climb aboard helicopters of all kinds for a truly unique hands-on experience.  The museum is located in historic West Chester, Pennsylvania, where this nation’s rotary wing aviation began and still thrives today.

The museum features an educational center with programs and resources guaranteed to inspire and inform today's youth.   Visit our website and our museum to learn more!


  • Street: 1220 American Boulevard
  • Postcode: 19380
  • City: West Chester
  • State: PA


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Members of the NCASE are aviation-related groups, organizations and businesses recognizing the importance of aviation education. Education projects contribute toward an informed and interested public, which is a vital factor in the continued welfare of all aviation activities. For information on how to become a member, CLICK HERE



Our Guide provides a valuable interactive list of groups showing how you can find the books, videos, and the many other resources they have for you!
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The aerospace and aviation industry offers a multitude of challenging careers for pilots, engineers, scientists, mechanics, teachers, researchers, designers and other professionals.
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Here is a list of award opportunities, with information provided by our Members.  Contact each Member directly with your questions or interests in their awards.  Full contact information is in our NCASE GUIDE.  Now accepting nominations for the Strickler and Crown Circle Awards.  Deadline October 15, 2019.
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