Open Cockpit Days

Open Cockpit Days

During the summer/fall months on the third Saturday of each month, we sponsor a family-friendly event that provides guests to: experience inside the aircraft cockpits; visit with pilots and crew members; and visit our displays inside the museum.  

Dates/Times:

Saturday July 17, 2021 — 10 am to 3 pm

Saturday August 21, 2021 — 10 am to 3 pm

Saturday September 18, 2021 — 10 am to 3 pm

 

Admission:

Adults and children over 6 — $5.00

Children 5 and under; museum members;

and active military are free

Meet Pilots, Crew Members, Hosts

Huey UH-1: Visitors may sit in the Huey.
A7 - Corsair: Open Cockpit Only with Host
T-33: Visitors may sit in the T-33.
Aero Commander: Visitors may sit in the four passenger plane.
Cobra Gunship - Open Cockpit Only

Things You Can Sit On/In, Turn Knobs, Flip Switches and other fun things.

The Big Tug
Driving the Big Tug
The Little Tug - Climb Aboard
Get Hooked with the A4 Tailhook
Chief and Junior Mechanics checking out the A4.
Thumbs Up - Launch the Huey
Our Peashooter
Peddling Down the Taxi Way
Frederickson Engine - Turn my crank to see how the valves and piston work.
Test the B52 Engine - Lots of Dials and Switches
B52 Test Engine -Turn My Dials
B52 Test Engine - Flip My Switches

Photo Opportunity with TOP GUN's F14.

Is that Maverick and Goose?
Starboard Engine Intake - Right Side
Starboard Engine Intake - Right Side
Three is a crowd, but still plenty of room.
Three is a crowd, but still plenty of room.

Look mom, I'm a pilot!