US Airways Flight 1549, the "Miracle on the Hudson" plane, on display at the museum. (Courtesy Carolinas Aviation Museum)
Located across from the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, this engaging museum displays historic aircraft and artifacts that tell the stories of flight and aviation from the Wright Brothers to today’s high-tech world of flight. It’s also home US Airways Flight 1549—"The Miracle on the Hudson.” The aircraft collection includes commercial, military, and civil aircraft. $8-12. Open M-F, 10 am-4 pm; Sa, 10 am-5 pm; Su, 1-5 pm.