Welcome to the
Beechcraft Heritage Museum
Website!
"Preserve the rich history of an iconic brand of aircraft, honor the pioneers who persevered against the odds, and build a first class facility where like-minded enthusiasts gather"
 
 
Did You Know?
What happened when an ambitious, competitive visionary married a classy, intelligent businesswoman? Together they became an unbeatable team. By recruiting talented men and women, they built a successful aviation enterprise. Perspective employees who met Walter and Olive Ann Beech coveted a position in their family oriented business.
 
 
From its founding in 1932, the Beech Aircraft Company was competitive in a rapidly changing environment. Aviation development progressed at a feverish pace. The world grasped its meaning, from merely curiosities and entertainment to racers, fighters, business tools, and rapid, dependable transportation.

 
 
 
 
The first Beechcraft, a groundbreaking, unconventionally designed biplane, conveyed luxury and speed in an era of financial uncertainty. War efforts benefitted from Beech’s advanced training and utility aircraft. Arguably the most successful general aviation aircraft was introduced just after World War II. Later, technological advances included aerodynamics, composite construction and glass cockpits.

 
 
What We Do
The Beechcraft Heritage Museum was founded in 1973 by an enthusiastic group of owners, pilots and aficionados. Its mission – preserve the rich history of an iconic brand of aircraft, honor the pioneers who persevered against the odds, and build a first class facility where like-minded enthusiasts gather.

You can learn more about us and our activities reading our latest Brochure

 
 
 
 
 
 
How to Join
Support is provided by a financial fund established since the beginning and continuously nurtured by generous benefactors through yearly fundraising activities.

 
 
 
 
Membership totals approximately 700 people from around the world, and is comprised of aviators and non-aviators alike. Anyone interested in preserving aviation history for future generations is welcome to join. Neither a pilot certificate nor aircraft ownership is a requirement. Additional information on annual, multi-year, and life membership is located in the Join Us links below.

Join US!
 
 
Latest News
Beech Party was a smashing success!

Friday, October 24th - 2014

Thanks to all who attended, volunteered, sponsored, or exhibited !!  We hope you all had as much fun as we did!!  Aircraft arrivals totaled 145, which was a dramatic increase from 104 last year.  Members and Guests were estimated at over 400, also a substantial gain over last year.  Excellent weather inspired our guests to spend a lot of time in the air this year, as evidenced by the FBO pumping ~9,000 gallons of aviation fuel.


 
Other News
Latest Issue of our Magazine
Saturday, October 18th - 2014

The fall edition of the Museum Media is hot off the presses and will be landing in your mailbox soon!

NEW Web Site!
Friday, October 17th - 2014

Welcome to our new site!!  This is the result of a unique collaboration between AircraftStudioDesign of Modena, Italy and the Museum.  Many thanks to ...

MTRCCA Event
Saturday, September 13th - 2014

The Museum was the proud sponsor of the annual Middle Tennessee Radio Control Clubs Association Fly In.
 

 
 
Schedule
June
26
2015
Board of Trustees Meeting & the 5th Annual Round Engine Round Up
[Jun 26th-28th]
Location:
Aero Mark FBO, Idaho Falls, ID (KIDA)
October
14
2015
BEECH PARTY 2015
[Oct 14th-18th]
Location:
Beechcraft Heritage Museum, Tullahoma, TN (KTHA)
 
Where We Are
Located a short drive or flight from Chattanooga, Huntsville, or Nashville, William Northern Airfield in Tullahoma, TN is home to the Beechcraft Heritage Museum. The airport offers all the amenities pilots and passengers desire from two 5,000 ft. paved runways to two beautifully manicured turf runways, a modern FBO, and competitively priced avgas and jet fuel. Aircraft parking is less than 100 yards from the museum’s front door.

 
 
 
 
 
 
Once here, visitors will experience an inviting and picturesque campus. Relax in our inviting visitors’ center before launching on your tour. Aircraft displays include over thirty quintessential models from the early years through the modern era.

 
 


570 Old Shelbyville Hwy.
Tullahoma, TN 37388
United States of America

Phone: (931)455-1974 - FAX: (931)455-1994
e-mail: info@beechcraftheritagemuseum.org
 
 
 
 
Hours of Operation
From March 1 to November 30:
Tuesday - Saturday  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open by appointment:
December through February


Admission
Adults:   $10.00
Ages 12-17   $5.00
Ages 11 & Under:   Free
 
 
 
 
© 2014 Beechcraft Heritage Museum All Rights Reserved - 570 Old Shelbyville Hwy. - P.O. Box 550 - Tullahoma, TN 37388 - Phone: (931)455-1974 - FAX: (931)455-1994
info@beechcraftheritagemuseum.org
Website by:  AircraftStudioDesign