The San Francisco Aeronautical Society was founded in 1997 as a nonprofit organization to serve as the affiliated support group of the San Francisco Airport Commission Aviation Library and Louis A. Turpen Aviation Museum.
This unique facility located at San Francisco International Airport opened to the public in December 2000. As a collecting institution for research and exhibition programming, its purpose is to enrich our understanding of past, present, and future achievements in air transport.
Collection management, research services, exhibitions programming, and volunteer programs are administered by the San Francisco Airport Museum, a section of the San Francisco Airport Commission. The San Francisco Aeronautical Society Board of Directors is dedicated to the objectives set by the San Francisco Airport Commission in creating an active West Coast center for aviation.
The mission of the San Francisco Aeronautical Society is to support the San Francisco Airport Commission Aviation Library & Louis A. Turpen Aviation Museum by:
- • Seeking donations to the collection
- • Raising funds for acquisitions to the collection
- • Promoting scholarly research within the collection
- • Producing educational publications, lectures, and seminars
- • Supporting educational outreach efforts of the Aviation Museum
- • Identifying subjects for oral histories
- • Sponsoring special exhibitions and events
- • Honoring leaders in the world of aviation
The goals of the San Francisco Aeronautical Society are to:
Create a volunteer group of aviation professionals and enthusiasts to provide broad-based support for the promotion of the San Francisco Airport Commission Aviation Library and Louis A. Turpen Aviation Museum and to establish a San Francisco Aeronautical Society General Membership.
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