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Nov
11
2021

AMERICAN HELICOPTER MUSEUM PREMIERES DOCUMENTARY ABOUT VIETNAM VET’S EXTRAORDINARY LIFE

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November 11, 2021 - West Chester, PA – The American Helicopter Museum & Education Center (AHMEC) is proud to premiere, “Flying without Failing,” a documentary by director Fabrice Paget on Saturday, November 13, from 6 until 8 p.m.

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Oct
08
2021

American Helicopter Museum Unveils Restoration of Iconic Vintage Aircraft

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October 8, 2021 - West Chester, PA – The American Helicopter Museum and Education Center (AHMEC) wishes to invite members of the media to our exclusive, member’s-only unveiling of one of the most important helicopters in United States Coast Guard (USCG) rescue history, “the Gander Express,” a vintage 1945 Sikorsky HOS-1, that was restored by the Museum’s volunteers over an eight-year period. The event occurs Friday, October 15, from 7 until 9 p.m.

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Oct
08
2021

Helicopter Museum Receives PhRMA Stem Education Grant

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West Chester, PA – The American Helicopter Museum and Education Center (AHMEC) in West Chester is pleased to announce that it has been awarded $2,500 by the PhRMA Foundation. The funding, entitled the STEM Talent Pipeline Grant, will go toward AHMEC’s goal of providing the community with quality Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) programs.

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May
13
2021

American Helicopter Museum Honors Nasa’s Mars Ingenuity Team

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May 13, 2021 - West Chester, PA – The American Helicopter Museum and Education Center (AHMEC), is thrilled to announce that NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Team is this year’s winner of its prestigious Achievement Award for innovation in rotary wing flight. Members of the innovative team are slated to attend AHMEC’s annual Gala in October during which they will receive the award.

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Oct
21
2020

AMERICAN HELICOPTER MUSEUM PRESENTS AN EVENING WITH AUTHOR KURT MUSE

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West Chester, PA – The American Helicopter Museum and Education Center (AHMEC) will host author and speaker Kurt Muse on Saturday, November 14, from 7 until 8 p.m., as he recounts his harrowing tale of imprisonment in Panama and daring rescue by the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR) in 1989. He will speak adjacent AHMEC’s Hughes MH-6J helicopter, which was recreated from parts of the “Little Bird” that rescued him. The Museum will stream the event live over Zoom, and a limited number of VIP tickets are available to attend in person, meet Muse, and receive a signed copy of his book, Six Minutes to Freedom.

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