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Family: Flying High in McMinnville

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Around the world and throughout time people have wanted to fly. Airplanes let us follow this dream. They carry our hearts and imaginations into the sky. The kingdom of Babylon mints a coin with its king riding on the back of an eagle. A Chinese prince floats over the city of Ye, his body strapped to a kite. A Spanish inventor, wearing a set of cloth wings, survives his leap from the minaret of the Mosque of Cordoba.

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

If you’ve got a young aviator in your family, or if you like planes yourself, make a date with the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville, Oregon. It’s the perfect spot to explore this colorful discipline. Here you’ll find the first, largest, and fastest airplanes ever built. There are two buildings in the complex: one for aircraft and one for spacecraft. You don’t have to know aviation to enjoy the exhibits. Evergreen was built with the general public in mind.

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