Come sit in a cockpit and experience Marine aviation from a pilot's perspective at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum! Cockpits of some of the aircraft on display will be open and pilots will be available to answer questions every other weekend during the summer. 2019 Open Cockpit Days are May 25-26; June 8-9, 22-23; July 6-7, 20-21; Aug 3-4, 17-18, 31; & Sept 1.
Kids and adults can strap into an ejection seat, try on a helmet and complete an "I Spy" activity. See 31 historical aircraft up close at this indoor/outdoor attraction as well as hundreds of artifacts from the earliest days of aviation to present day.
The Museum is open Tuesdays-Sundays from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm (except federal holidays). Check the website for more information at flyingleathernecks.org. 858-693-1723. Admission and Parking are Free.
The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum is aboard Marine Corps Air Station-Miramar. The sentry-free museum entrance is on Miramar Rd., 3.9 miles east of I-805 and 1.3 miles west of I-15. (Look for the Marine Corps and American flags at the entrance.)
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