Cincinnati Aviation Heritage Society & Museum is a 501c3 organization focused on the history of General Aviation and Air Transport.
Visitors to the museum will learn about the history of Lunken Airport and other airports in the area dating back to the 1920’s. They will also learn about aircraft built in Cincinnati such as Aeronca Airplanes and the Metal Aircraft Flamingo. The CAHS Museum has displays of photographs, uniforms, trophies, memorabilia and scale model aircraft. Local aviators of distinction have memorabilia in the museum including the third place Bendix trophy won by Edmund P. Lunken in the 1947 Bendix Race. Visitors will learn how the Aviation Corporation (AVCO) spawned Embry Riddle Aeronautical Institute and American Airlines. The museum houses many American Airlines items dating from American’s birth. There is no fee to visit.