Check out NVAHOF Deputy Director Daniel Bubb's article on McCarran Airport in UNLV's "My Nevada 5" series!
T.D. Barnes, NVAHOF's co-founder and former Executive Director, will give a lecture on the evolution of Area 51 at UNLV on Tuesday, October 21. This talk is part of the College of Liberal Arts' University Forum Lecture Series. The event is free and open to the public.
Date & Time: October 21 (Tuesday), 7:30pm-8:30pm
Location: Marjorie Barrick Museum (On campus parking is free after 7pm)
For more details about the event, click here.
Bill Stead and Senator Howard Cannon both loved aviation and were major contributors to its development in Nevada. Stead founded the Reno Air Races in 1964 and Cannon authored the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978, which significantly increased commercial air traffic to Nevada. Stead and Cannon were inducted to the Nevada Aerospace Hall of Fame in 2011 and 2013 respectively.