Join Colonel Stephen “Fozzy” Acosta, commanding officer of VMFAT 101, as he shares some of his missions and experiences as an F/A- 18 “Hornet ” pilot. Kids and adults will enjoy his demonstration some of the equipment USMC pilots use and his explanation of the unique capabilities of the Hornet.
The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum has 31 historical aircraft on display as well as hundreds of artifacts from the earliest days of aviation to the present day. Open Cockpit Days are held on select weekends from May-September. Check the website at www.flyingleathernecks.org for more information.
Free admission and parking.
The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum is located at 4203 Anderson Ave, San Diego. Enter the sentry-free museum gate on Miramar Road, 1.3 miles west of I-15 and 3.9 miles east of I-805. Look for the flags and the planes at the entrance to the museum! www.flyingleathernecks.org
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