We are pleased to announce the next Champaign Aviation Museum Annual Gala event is planned for the evening of Saturday May 16, 2020.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m., weather permitting a B-25 flyby at 6:30, dinner seating at 7:00.  All proceeds go towards supporting the B-17 Flying Fortress restoration and the museum's mission.  


Speaker: Col. Mark Tillman, (ret)

Col. Tillman's distinguished career spans 30 years in the United States Air Force.  Col. Tillman served as the Presidential pilot from 2001 until 2009 , flying Air Force One.  He flew President Bush on the day of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  During 9/11 Air Force One made flights into the U.S. heartland to evade possible attacks on the President and eventually returned back to Washington D.C.  The Champaign Aviation Museum is honored to have such a distinguished speaker to our 2020 Gala.

2020 Gala Poster



One Seat

$175 non-member

(service fee applies for online purchase)


Table (8 seats)

$1,600 non-member

(service fee applies for online purchase)


Members receive a discounted ticket price.  If you are a museum member please login to see the discounted price.  If you would like to become a member click here.

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