To honor a century of mission-ready men and women and recognize unique aviation-related achievements through event driven celebrations.


A yearlong celebration of 100 years of Naval Aviation, covering the scope of all Naval Aviation activities, including aircraft, people, ships, innovations and significant events. This nationally sponsored series of events is scheduled to kick off Jan 2011 and continue throughout the year.


  • To raise public awareness of Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and NASA aviation operations.

  • To commemorate 100 years of Naval Aviation across the world, while concentrating on key geographical areas of the country due to their specific historical events and activities.