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Open Cockpit Days at Oakland Aviation Museum
A Special Day of Fun at Oakland Aviation Museum. Sit in a Korean War MiG-15 and feel what it would have been like to fly for the “other side” in America’s first war of the Jet Age. Get a glimpse of the training involved for Naval Flight Officers in the 1970s in our Navy A-6 simulator trailer. Imagine yourself taking off and landing on a carrier deck in the Navy A-3 Sky Warrior.
Open Cockpit is when the museum’s visitors can view famous aircraft including A-3 Skywarrior, A-4 Skyhawk, A-7 Corsair and sit in a Harrier, Mig-15, ¾ replica of a Mustang P-51, Cessna 0-2, T-39 Business Jet, Glasair and Ercoupe,The Short Solent Mk 111. Flying Boat exhibit will be open for limited tours, $7 per person. (No free admission during Open Cockpit Day).
Activities during Open Cockpit include European Train Enthusiasts Exhibit and Companions for Independence. Canine Companions enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships.
OAM will have the F/A -18 Hornet Flight Simulator operational using a VR headset or by viewing on a monitor. ($20 for 20 minutes) Open Cockpit Hours: 12 Noon – 4pm
Admission: Adults $15; Seniors (55+) $12; Military/Teen $10; Children 5-12 $8; Children Under 5 – Free
Open Cockpit Day 2019 Schedule
March 17, June 16 & September 8
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