Hear JetPack inventors & pilots tell their stories
October 24, 25 2009
11 AM - 3 PM
The Jet Pack Show at the Hiller Aviation Museum will showcase two days of nothing but personal vertical flying machines including Jet Packs and Rocket Packs, Ducted Fan flying machines and other various flying machines related to personal vertical flight – James Bond style.
12:30 Flying the Jet Pack Simulator – learn how to fly a Jet Pack
1:00 Andy Filo – Inventor and Jet Pack Expert
1:45 Bill Suitor – Original Jet Pack Pilot presenting his new book "Rocketbelt Pilot's Manual". There will be a book signing after the presentation.
Launch an adventure in aviation! Discover the parts of an airplane and have a hands-on encounter with a real Cessna in the Museum's Gallery. Then, build and launch a new rubber-powered model airplane. This mission is for kids in Grades 1-5 and requires a Take Flight! ticket in addition to Museum admission. Tickets are $7 per child ($6 Members) and may be purchased from the Gift Shop on the day of the program. We'll see you this weekend!
Halloween Haunted Hangar
Halloween Event and Helicopter Pumpkin Drop
Friday, October 30th, 5 PM - 8 PM
Helicopter Arrives at 6:30 PM
Saturday, October 31st, 12 PM - 3 PM
Helicopter Arrives at 1 PM
Join our flying witch for a delightful day of flight and fright as the Hiller Aviation Museum hosts the Halloween Haunted Hangar. Each day the witch arrives by helicopter and drops a pumpkin to get things off to a smashing start, and then the festivities continue inside! Explore the Museum's Gallery if you dare to hunt for hidden haunts. Build a creepy craft, join the games at our Aerial Carnival, or take off on a moonlight mission in the Flight Sim Zone in a festive celebration of Halloween Flight. Candy, prizes and spooky surprises make our Helicopter Haunt and extra-special occasion. Come in costume and add to the fun!