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Palm Springs Air Museum: Supermarine Spitfire Open Cockpit

Museum guests are treated to the extra special experience of being allowed to sit at the controls and pose for pictures. From 1PM -3PM each Saturday all summer long, a selected aircraft will be opened up and made accessible to the public. In addition our Buddy Rogers Theatre will play documentaries featuring that particular aircraft […]

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Palm Springs Air Museum: F4 Phantom II Open Cockpit

F4 Phantom II Open Cockpit this Saturday, Jun 28 – From 1 – 3 PM (some restrictions apply) – See Photo below Included with regular admission. Kids 5 and under get in free, as do active military with ID and their immediate family. Museum guests are treated to the extra special experience of being allowed […]

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Palm Springs Air Museum: Helicopter Warfare from Vietnam to Today plus UH-1 Huey Gunship Flight Exhibition

The H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation and the Houston Family Foundation present Army Aviation: Helicopter Warfare from Vietnam to Today presented by veteran pilot Lew Jennings. Both Army Aviation and the helicopter came of age during the conflict in Southeast Asia. From the arrival in Vietnam of the first Army helicopter units in December […]

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Palm Springs Air Museum: 4 JAN – 1:00 PM – Air War over Europe

Jerry Sweeney and Dr. Isaac Eliachar will discuss the progression of the massive air war that took place in the skies over western Europe during WWII. With each side committing their most advanced technology to the fight, this truly epic duel played a huge role in determining the eventual outcome of the war. Learn how […]

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The US Coast Guard in Vietnam by Dr. Douglas Kroll at the Palm Springs Air Museum

The HN and Francis C. Berger Foundation and the Houston Family Foundation present THE US COAST GUARD IN VIETNAM by Dr. Douglas Kroll. Vietnam is usually remembered as a war fought in jungles and rice paddies. But there was another conflict as well, a sailor’s war, much of it fought from the decks of United […]

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Palm Springs Air Museum: 16 NOV – 1 PM – Flying the Lindbergh Line by Robert Kirk

Flying in the early 20th Century was dangerous business. Aircraft were made of sticks and cloth and engines failed at alarming rates. However, some saw this stumbling attempt to master the skies as an opportunity to bring the human race forward. Such was the vision of Transcontinental Air Transport’s Lindbergh Line that began the first […]