Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Hiller Happenings


Flying and Fighting
Burt Newmark
WWII Fighter Pilot and POW
Saturday October 3

"'What are you doing in my country?' asked Hanns Joachim Scharff, my interrogator. I'd been dragged into his office and he's wearing a beautiful German uniform. He's sitting at his desk in his office with books behind him,  and I'm shoved into a chair. He looks at me and says, 'What are you doing in my country?' I looked at him and I said…….. Find out what 2nd lieutenant Newmark said this Saturday at the Hiller Aviation Museum .

Event included with museum admission

Flight Explorers Half-Day Programs

For Kids Grades 1-6

Saturday Programs October 3rd, November 7th, November 28th and December 5th

Holiday Programs November 11th and November 27th

1 PM-- 4 PM

Join an exploration into the world of flight with our popular Flight Explorers programs.    Three different topics are offered on select weekends and holidays this fall.    Each program features a hands-on model aircraft construction project, an exclusive Gallery Tour, and a special flight simulation mission in the Museum's Flight Sim Zone.    


After-School Aviators Afternoon Programs  

For Kids Grades 1-8

Fabulous Flight (Grades 1-5) Wednesdays 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

October 7th28th  

Test Pilot Lab (Grades 4-8) Thursdays 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

October 15thNovember 4th

Launch a four-week after-school adventure for young aviation enthusiasts!    Programs meet one day per week for four consecutive weeks at the Hiller Aviation Museum and provide an in-depth investigation into a particular area of aviation.    Fabulous Flight students build and fly model aircraft, and Test Pilot Lab participants pursue a challenging series of flight simulations using a variety of aircraft under increasingly difficult conditions.


Space for all programs is limited and advanced registration is required.    Call (650) 654-0200 or visit our website here for additional information or to download a registration form.    We'll see your child soon for an exciting journey into the world of flight!





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