Air Zoo News
Air Zoo to Host Michigan Blood Drive
Apr 10, 2013 - KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Donating blood is one of the best and easiest ways to help save lives.
Area residents can help alleviate blood shortages by donating to Michigan Blood at the Air Zoo on April 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Each donor will...
Air Zoo Offers Trip to Grand Rapids Public Museum
Apr 4, 2013 - KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Air Zoo is offering a fully escorted trip to Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at the Grand Rapids Public Museum on May 7.
The organized trip will feature transportation by deluxe motor coach. It costs $50 per...
Air Zoo to Offer Trip to Ireland
Mar 27, 2013 - KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Those looking to experience the beauty of Ireland need look no further! The Air Zoo and Collette Vacations are offering a fully escorted "Shades of Ireland" trip Oct. 6-15.
Trip highlights include visiting Dublin and...
Air Zoo to Host Special F-8 Crusader Presentation
Mar 25, 2013 - KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Air Zoo will hold "The Last Gunfighter: The Legend of the F-8 Crusader," a special presentation by retired Navy Cmdr. Rick Adams, on April 5 at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Adams will speak about his seasoned...
Air Zoo to Offer Spring Break Camps and Workshops
Mar 13, 2013 - KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Kids looking for a spring break full of fun need look no further! The Air Zoo is offering spring break camps and workshops for kids of all ages!
3-D Art in Flight Workshop
$45 per child
Radio Disney AM 910 to Celebrate National Platypus Day at the Air Zoo
Feb 20, 2013 - KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Calling all FOP (Friends of Perry)! Radio Disney AM 910 is hosting Platypus Day at the Air Zoo on March 2 from 2-4 p.m.!
Kids and families are invited to join in for an afternoon of interactive entertainment celebrating...
Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame Announces 2013 Enshrinees
Jan 31, 2013 - KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame (MAHF) is proud to announce its Class of 2013 enshrinees:
Capt. Robert D. Gibb - Fighter Pilot and World War II Ace (1922-1953)
Gibb was born in Detroit and grew up in Lansing. He...
Air Zoo to Offer Open Cockpits During February
Jan 15, 2013 - KALAMAZOO, Mich. - 'Look but don't touch' is usually the mantra of museums, but not at the Air Zoo. During the whole month of February, visitors will be able to experience aircraft from a different point of view-the cockpit.
Air Zoo President and CEO Bob Ellis to Retire
Jan 3, 2013 - KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Air Zoo Board of Directors Chairman Pete Parish has announced that Bob Ellis, Air Zoo president and CEO, will retire after 35 years of service to the museum. The Air Zoo Board of Directors has named Troy A. Thrash as the...
Air Zoo to Offer Trip to Chicago Auto Show
Dec 20, 2012 - KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Those looking to visit the Chicago Auto Show or for a last-minute holiday gift idea need look no further! The Air Zoo is offering a fully escorted trip to Chicago on Feb. 12, 2013.
The organized trip will feature...
Air Zoo Announces Volunteer of the Year Recipient
Dec 18, 2012 - KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Air Zoo honored volunteer Richard "Rick" Cahow with the 2012 Volunteer of the Year Award on Dec. 6 for his outstanding commitment and service to the museum.
Cahow, 64, of Portage, began volunteering at the Air Zoo in...
Air Zoo Adds Mini-Max to its Aircraft Collection
Dec 13, 2012 - KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Air Zoo is now home to a new plane-an 1100 R Mini-Max.
The 1100 R Mini-Max is an ultra light aircraft kit that was primarily used for recreational flying. The wooden, mid-wing, open cockpit aircraft features a...
Air Zoo Blasts Off with Holiday Rocket Clinics
Dec 11, 2012 - KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Air Zoo is offering Holiday Rocket Clinics filled with fun hands-on science experiences for kids on Dec. 27, Dec. 28, Jan. 3 and Jan. 4.
During each clinic, participants will build and launch their own model rockets,...
EPS Security creates Air Zoo fund for youth
Dec 4, 2012 - KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Thanks to EPS Security, a grant program that allows nonprofit organizations to send vulnerable youth to Air Zoo public programs is now available.
EPS Security hosted Life Safety Day, which provided parents with a...
Santa to land at the Air Zoo
Nov 26, 2012 - KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Kids looking to meet Santa Claus need look no further! On Dec. 1 from 1-3 p.m., kids will be able to meet Santa at the Air Zoo!
In addition to meeting Santa, the Air Zoo is also offering a special holiday promotion. ...
View Archived Air Zoo News