Upcoming Spitfire Open Cockpit Day at Palm Springs Air Museum

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Palm Spring Air Museum Supermarine Spitfire copy

Saturday, Aug 30- From 1 – 3 PM, Aviation enthusiast will have the opportunity to sit behind the controls of the Supermarine Spitfire as the Palm Springs Air Museum hosts its traditional “Open Cockpit” event. Free activities booklet for all children. Included with regular museum admission.

As part of a yearly program the “Open Cockpit” program will also give guests the opportunity to enjoy an extra special experience of being allowed to sit at the controls and pose for pictures. From 1PM -3PM each Saturday all summer long, a selected aircraft will be opened up and made accessible to the public.

Upcoming events:

Aug 30th: Supermarine Spitfire MK XIV Sept 6th: AH-1 Cobra Helicopter Sept 13th: P-40 Warhawk Sept 20th: Mig 21 Jet Fighter Sept 27th: SBD Dauntles

Included with regular admission. Kids 5 and under get in free, as do active military with ID and their immediate family.In addition the Buddy Rogers Theater will play documentaries featuring that particular aircraft all day long. Museum Volunteers will also be on hand to answer questions and provide the historical back drop for the aircraft featured.

For more information about the museum:

Palm Springs Air Museum 745 North Gene Autry Trail P Palm Springs, California 92262 Ph: 760-778-6262 Fax: 760-482-188


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