Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Hiller Happenings

WWII B-29 Navigator – P.O.W. Survivor
Raymond "Hap" Halloran

Saturday Oct 4, 2008 11am

"Hap" was flying a bombing mission on the Nakajima Aircraft Factory, Tokyo when a Japanese twin engine Toryu Fighter Plane shot his B-29 down. Hap spent the rest of the war as a P.O.W. until he was liberated Aug 29, 1945.

Come listen to Hap share is stories of survival in a brutal time. Hap has returned many times to Japan and even had the opportunity to meet the man who shot him down. Hap's comment after meeting him, "We respect each other, we fliers are like that."

Learn To Fly Using Flight Simulators!

Aviation Odyssey: Four Session Course (begins October 6 and October 7).
Courses for adults and children, together, and adults only.

Discover flying with real-world pilots using state-of-the-art desktop flight simulators in our Flight Sim Zone. This 12-hour mini-course, over four sessions, has the intensity of real flight training with an emphasis on fun. From learning to read instrument panels to navigating local Bay Area airspace, you will experience the challenge of piloting with our superb computer simulators featuring multiple-monitor displays, yokes, throttles and rudder pedals. The course concludes with the excitement of a realistic, 250 nautical mile cross country flight that you plan and navigate in real time. For pricing and registration details, visit

The Hiller Aviation Museum is centrally located in the San Francisco Bay Area at the San Carlos Airport.

For information on these or other events visit
or call (650) 654-0200.

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