Soaring to New Heights.
Upstairs on the Mezzanine is TASM's new discovery-based, hands-on exhibit: "RadioActive Flight!" Using a remote controlled flight simulator, future pilots experience first-hand the thrill and the challenges of flight. Visitors can choose from a selection of aircraft to fly and challenge their navigation skills.
Spartan Executive Model 12
Near the end of World War II, Tulsa’s Spartan Aircraft Company was looking for a new product to take them into the post-war era and that product was the Spartan Executive Model 12. Only one was built and that one is now part of the TASM collection.
Donated to TASM by American Airlines, the MD-80 plane was moved from Tulsa International Airport to its permanent place between Hangar One Museum and the planetarium in early 2014. Through a fundraising campaign and donations, TASM invested $700,000 to convert the MD-80 into a discovery center. All seats, except for first class, were removed and the interior was redesigned for functional event and classroom space, including a restroom, wet bar area, and handicap accessibility.