||Panels are free and open to the public.
The 2015 Naval Aviation Symposium is scheduled for May 6th – 8th, 2015, at the National Naval Aviation Museum.The goal of the symposium series is to help preserve the rich history and proud heritage of Naval Aviation by highlighting historical events in which U.S. Naval Aviation has played a major role. In past years, symposia subjects have included: the Battle of Midway; the Battle of Coral Sea; American Aces; Medal of Honor recipients; POWs; the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo and Space Shuttle programs; Flying Tigers and Black Sheep Squadrons; the Korean and Vietnam Wars; Operation Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom; Blue Angels and others. Since 1987, the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation has hosted its Naval Aviation Symposium each May in Pensacola. The Symposium series average nearly 3,000 guests annually, including active and retired flag and general officers and executives from the aerospace industry, as well as young naval officers, sailors and Marines undergoing aviation training in Pensacola. Activities include presentations and panel discussions, a golf tournament, luncheon, and a closing reception and banquet. The Symposium opens with a golf tournament on Wednesday, May 07, followed by panels and special events on Thursday, May 08, and Friday, May 09. Panels are free and open to the public; golf reservations are $50 per person, luncheon reservations are $25 per person, and banquet reservations are $70 per person.