Cobb County Student Learning to Fly Thanks to the US Navy

Cobb County Student Learning to Fly Thanks to the US Navy North Cobb High School student and Junior ROTC cadet Alexis Holmes has been selected to attend a Naval STEM program to teach high-potential students how to fly and to earn their Private Pilot Licence. Holmes was the only Georgia student selected to attend the…

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Remembering the Sacrifices of D-Day

Remembering the Sacrifices of D-Day The Aviation History and Technology Center’s Director Brad Hawkins had the opportunity to sit down with Atlanta News First on Thursday, June 6, 2024, to discuss his views on the importance of remembering D-Day and honoring our military’s sacrifices, especially on this, the 80th Anniversary of this important day. Known simply…

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C-141 Memorial Bench Dedication

C-141 Memorial Bench Dedication On April 27, 2024, the Aviation History & Technology Center was honored to host members of the 57th Alumni Association for an unveiling and dedication of a memorial bench, committed to those who built, flew, maintained, and supported the C-141 StarLifter fleet throughout its service life. The Museum offers a special…

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A Special Thanks to AHTC Supporters

As we near the end of the year and especially during this holiday season, the Aviation History and Technology Center (AHTC) has much to be thankful for and we would like to express our sincere appreciation to all of our important sponsors and supporters who have helped us grow and advance our mission in the…

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Veterans Day Interviews

As part of its commitment to honoring current and past members of the military, the Aviation History & Technology Center (AHTC) conducted a number of interviews with veterans to get their thoughts on their service to our country, in anticipation of the  AHTC’s Veterans Day weekend celebration.   We interviewed three veterans: Chris Marsh, who recently…

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Marietta Middle Schoolers Soar to New Heights

Students from Marietta Middle School participated in a series of educational sessions at the Aviation History and Technology Center (AHTC) to gain a deeper understanding of the physical science concepts they are exploring in the classroom and how those concepts are applied to aviation. From September 19 to September 21, over 250 students focused on…

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The F-84 and the Jet Age

Find an aircraft on static display in any aviation history museum, and you’ll usually find an interesting story about the life of the plane. Sometimes, that story is made even more fascinating by the places it’s been and by the museums – or people – who have cared for it.  Such is the case of…

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F-86D “Sabre Dog” Arrives At AHTC

The Aviation History and Technology Center (AHTC) welcomed a new exhibit at the museum in October 2021 with the arrival of a North American F-86D Sabre Dog. A crew of museum volunteers, along with staff from the Museum of Aviation at the Warner Robins Air Force Base, carefully and successfully delivered the disassembled F-86D to…

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New Vision For AHTC

To Our Community, On behalf of the Board of Trustees, staff, volunteers, and our dedicated friends, it is with great pleasure that I can introduce you to the Aviation History and Technology Center (AHTC).  Formerly connected to the Marietta Museum of History as “The Aviation Wing,” the time has come for us to take flight. …

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New Board of Trustees

As of January 1, 2020, the Aviation Wing has completed the separation from the Marietta Museum of History and will be operating as a separate legal entity, still as a 501(c)(3), but under the governance of a new Board of Trustees.   The new Board is comprised of community members that share a vision for the…

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