The Bird Aviation Museum and Invention Center strives to educate visitors about the historic contributions of aviators and innovators who have helped create modern technology, and celebrate these individuals who have forever changed the way we live. It only takes one person to change the world."
SANDPOINT, ID, JULY 7, 2007: Drs. Forrest and Pamela Bird, founders and owners, announce the grand opening of Bird Aviation Museum and Invention Center in Sandpoint, Idaho on July 7, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. This museum highlights aviation and innovation.
For the special weekend event, several aviators will be flying in, including members of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and Friends of Sandpoint Airport (FOSA). This unique display of over 50 airplanes will be a special treat for all ages. The legendary Triple Ace Flying Tiger “TEX” Hill will also be attending.
The Bird Museum recognizes a diverse group of inventors whose life’s works have changed history. These inventors include the pioneer of the respiratory industry and inventors and/ or co-inventors of the following: Ventilator (respirator); Satellite Servicing Techniques (Hubble Space Telescope; and the Electoacoustic Transducer (microphone). The developer of the Cabbage Patch doll will be attending this momentous event. Prototypes and models of inventions that have changed our world will be on display for the public to see and appreciate.
In addition to the incredible inventions, Drs. Forrest and Pamela Bird’s historic collection of 21 airplanes dating from World War II, including seaplanes, single and twin-engine planes, with models from Cessna, Waco and Piper Cub, will be on display.
We are looking forward to your attendance at this momentous event!
For additional information or questions please feel free to contact us.
Rachel Riddle, Director of Education and Community Relations