Become A Patron

The No. 1 British Flying Training School Museum depends on the support and generosity of people like you. Your support makes it possible for us to preserve our collections, provide educational opportunities for young and old, and maintain our aircraft for future generations, as well as, acquire additional artifacts and aircraft. By supporting the museum, you become a valuable part of preserving this little-known chapter of World War II history.

Friends of the Museum

Individual = $45
Individual Senior = $25
Family = $80
Choose Option
  • 10% discount at the museum gift shop
  • Invitations to special BFTS Museum events

Cadet Patron Level

$250
  • 10% discount at the museum gift shop
  • Founder’s ball cap
  • Invitations to special events
  • Advance preview of upcoming events/displays
  • Annual Patron Reception
  • Name on Patron Board

Flying Officer Patron Level

$500
  • 15% discount at the museum gift shop
  • 10% discount on Stearman rides (when available)
  • Founder’s ball cap
  • Invitations to special events
  • Advance preview of upcoming events/displays
  • Annual Patron Reception
  • Name on Patron Board

Squadron Leader Patron Level

$1000
  • 20% discount at the museum gift shop
  • 15% discount on Stearman rides (when available)
  • 2 Founder’s ball caps
  • Invitations to special events
  • Advance preview of upcoming events/displays
  • 2 VIP Tickets for future fundraiser
  • Annual Patron Reception
  • Name on Patron Board

Air Marshall Patron Level

$2500
  • 20% discount at the museum gift shop
  • 2 free rides on the Stearman (when available)
  • 2 Founder’s ball caps
  • Invitations to special events
  • Advance preview of upcoming events/displays
  • 4 VIP Tickets for future fundraiser
  • Annual Patron Reception
  • Name on Patron Board
  • One-year Galley Sponsorship (special gallery sign in Museum)

STEM-winder Patron Level

$5000
  • One-year STEM Learning Center Sponsorship (special sponsorship sign in Museum)
  • Plaque for Patron
  • Identification as STEM-winder Patron on website and STEM materials
  • 20% discount in gift shop
  • 2 free rides in Stearman (when available)
  • 2 Founder’s ball caps
  • Invitations to special events
  • Advance preview of upcoming events/displays
  • 8 VIP tickets for future fundraiser
  • Annual Patron Reception
  • Name on Patron Board
Plan your visit today!

We are currently OPEN during our regular business hours!  We are continuing our Wednesday – Saturday operating hours from 10 am to 4 pm. Needless to say, we’re excited about welcoming you back to the Museum!  We’ve missed you!

 We will be following the state-wide and local COVID-19 guidelines for museum re-opening that includes everyone wearing masks (except young children), maintaining social distancing, and constant cleaning. Please bring your own mask and hand sanitizer. 

Look forward to seeing you!


Rudy Bowling
Executive Director
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