Senior Thursdays

Senior Thursday is a free event to the public to come in and listen to a guest speaker discuss a topic related to Wichita and Aviation! 

Senior Thursday takes place every 2nd Thursday of the month, and is a FREE event for everyone.  It begins at 10:00 AM, and lasts approximately an hour to an hour and a half.  Admission to the museum is not included in the Senior Thursday event, but is 1/2 price admission for all Seniors 55+ after any Senior Thursday presentation.

Schedule of Events:

June 14th – Col. Mark Baran from McConnell AFB discussing the new KC-46 Tankers

July 12th – Kansas Air National Guard

August 9th– Molly McMillin- Award winning Aviation Reporter

September 13th – Jared Longren

October 11th– TBD

November 8th– TBD

December 13th-TBD




Molly McMillin, a 25-year aviation journalist, is editor-in-chief of The Weekly of Business Aviation, a market intelligence report of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network.

Before joining Aviation Week, Molly spent nearly 20 years at the Wichita Eagle, Kansas’ largest newspaper, where she served as senior aviation/aerospace reporter.

Her reporting has taken her across the world. Molly became a private pilot in 2011.

She has won multiple state and national journalism awards, including awards from the Society of Business Editors and Writers, Heart of America and the Kansas Press Association. She was the recipient of the 2013 National Business Aviation Association’s Gold Wing Award for Journalism Excellence and was featured in a book on Kansas called Ad Astra: 161 Adventurers, Astronauts, Discoverers, Explorers, Pilots, Pioneers and Scientists.

A graduate of Wichita State University, Molly was selected the 2014 Outstanding Alumni at WSU’s Elliott School of Communication.

The Weekly of Business Aviation covers the international business aviation industry and the economic, regulatory, legal and other matters of interest to those who manufacture, supply, service or operate business aircraft. The Aviation Week Intelligence Network covers all aspects of the aerospace, space and defense industries.

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