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Movie Night at AHP

NEW DATE: Celebrate Memorial Day with us by coming to Aviation Heritage Park! Enjoy a free movie under the stars and in front of five War Birds at dusk (8 pm-ish) on Saturday, May 28 at Aviation Heritage Park. We will be showing Academy Award winner Bridges at Toko-Ri. Released in 1954 this classic war […]

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Kite Day at AHP

Aviation Heritage Park will be holding the second annual Kite Day at the Park on Saturday, April 16 from 11 am til 2 pm. Special featured guests are local favorites, the Red River Fiddlers, with two half hour performances- at noon and 1 pm. Rapid Rick will have his amazing Jersey dogs setup for visitor’s […]

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2015 Drone Dash at Aviation Heritage Park

Date: Saturday, October 17 Time: Registration Start- 8 am Flights- 9 am – 5 pm Location: Aviation Heritage Park located at the corner of Three Springs Road and Smallhouse Road at Basil Griffin Park. Track: Layout based on the National Corvette Museum’s Motorsports Park “LeMans Circuit.” It is a 1,000 foot course with tight turns, […]

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Help AHP Locate a Huey

Board members and friends of AHP have been busy searching for a Vietnam War-era UH-1 “Huey” helicopter to display at the park on Three Springs Road. If you can help, please call 270.202.7248. “We believe it’s time to honor ‘Every Man,’ Bob Pitchford, AHP president reported. “The Huey would honor the military men and women […]

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WBKO Sunday Conversations

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) — You probably know Aviation Heritage Park in Bowling Green is the home of historic airplanes flown by aviators from right here in south central Kentucky. But did you know it’s more than just a static display? It describes the action each plane has seen and the inspiring stories of each […]

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Summer Camps at the Airport

Each summer, the Aviation Museum of Kentucky offers Aviation Summer Camps at airports around the state. In 2016, camps offered at the Bowling Green airport will be the Bob Pitchford Aviation Camp- July 8-9 and the Jim Bohannon III Aviation Camp – July 10-11. Each camp is for two days, from 8:00 AM – 3:30 […]

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Paper Airplane Contest Takes Flight

BOWLING GREEN, KY—Aviation Heritage Park has announced the winners of its second annual Paper Airplane Contest (PAC). This year the event was sponsored by Sleep Number. Aviation Heritage Park hosted its Paper Airplane Contest Saturday, November 14 at the WKU Center for Research and Development. The competition was open to all local elementary and junior […]

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Astronaut Visits AHP

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) – After spending six months on the Space Station, a Houston astronaut visited Aviation Heritage Park with his family. Astronaut Barry Wilmore returned from his space exploration in April, and is now traveling to share his story. “We could talk for hours about how special and fantastic a place that is. […]

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Every Hero Has a Story

Aviation Heritage Park hosted the kickoff of the Warren County Public library’s summer reading program on June 4 at the park located on Three Springs Road. The event, entitled Every Hero Has a Story, featured heroes, magic and fun. More than 1,000 children, summer school caregivers, teachers, parents, grandparents and other adults attended the event. […]

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Franklin Inducted into the Ky Aviation Hall of Fame

Col. Arnold Franklin, USAF retired and Distinguished Flying Cross recipient, who led a successful strike mission from England on Libya in 1986 was honored in November when he was inducted into the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame in Lexington, Ky. Colonel Franklin, along with several others, was honored for their contributions to aviation and aerospace […]

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