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Summer 2014   Back by popular demand until further notice:  visual artist Chris Demarest’s exhibition of World War Two Portraits – take a journey with these portraits of ordinary men and women, military and civilian, who made extraordinary contributions in World War Two. Included with regular museum admission. Special Promotion Now Through Dec. 31, 2014: Show your movie ticket stub from Planes Fire & Rescue at our Giftshop, and get two same priced single admissions for the price of one! Cannot be combined with any other offer, discount or promotion. Click here for details.   Sat, Aug. 2 from 1 to 3 PM:  Open Cockpit: AH-1 Cobra Helicopter Sit in the cockpit of a vintage helicopter. Physical restrictions apply. Included with museum admission.   Mon Aug. 4 through Fri, Aug 8:  11 am – 1 pm: Aircraft Carrier Landing Contest:  Test your landing skills on our scale model carrier deck. Try to hook the arresting cable as you slide the plane down the rope.  Prizes awarded. Included with museum admission.   Sat, Aug. 9 from 1 to 3 pm:  Open Cockpit:  P-40 Warhawk Sit in the cockpit of a vintage airplane. Physical restrictions apply. Included with museum admission.   Sat, Aug. 9 through Sun, Aug. 17 from 11 am – 4 pm:  Propeller Pursuit: Did you ever see a flying horse or a giger with wings? Go on a “Propeller pursuit”, solve the clues and win a prize! Included with museum admission.   Wed, Aug. 13 at 1:30 PM – Meet Tuskegee Airman Rusty Burns, and hear his story! Part of the Children’s Discovery Series. Activities booklet for each participant. Included with regular admission.   Sat, Aug. 16 from 1 to 3 pm:  Open Cockpit: UH-1 Huey Helicopter Sit in the cockpit of a vintage helicopter. Physical restrictions apply. Included with museum admission.   Mon, Aug. 18 through Fri, Aug 22 from 11 am – 2 pm:  Wright Brothers Challenge:  Wright Flyer Simulator fly off – Match your flying skills against other kids your own age to see who can achieve the most distance and the longest flight time in the world’s first airplane. Included with regular museum admission.   Sat, Aug. 23 from 1 to 3 PM:  Open Cockpit: F4-Phantom II Sit in the cockpit of a vintage airplane. Physical restrictions apply. Included with museum admission.   Sat, Aug. 30 from 1 to 3 pm:  Open Cockpit:  Supermarine Spitfire Sit in the cockpit of a vintage airplane. Physical restrictions apply. Included with museum admission.   Sat, Sept. 6 from 1 to 3 PM:  Open Cockpit:  AH-1 Cobra Helicopter Sit in the cockpit of a vintage helicopter. Physical restrictions apply. Included with museum admission.   Sat, Sept. 13 from 1 to 3 PM: Open Cockpit: P-40 Warhawk Sit in the cockpit of a vintage airplane. Physical restrictions apply. Included with museum admission.   Sat, Sept. 20 from 1 to 3 PM: Open Cockpit: MiG 21 Jet Fighter Sit in the cockpit of a vintage airplane. Physical restrictions apply. Included with museum admission.   Sat, Sept. 27 from 1 to 3 PM:  Open Cockpit: SBD Dauntless Sit in the cockpit of a vintage airplane. Physical restrictions apply. Included with museum admission.   Sat, Oct. 25, 2014: Chili Cook Off & Classic Car Show – details TBA    Open Cockpit Saturdays at the Palm Springs Air Museum Open Cockpit Saturdays from 1 - 3PM Aug 2ndAH-1 Cobra Helicopter Aug 9th : P-40 Warhawk Aug 16th: UH-1 Huey Helicopter Aug 23th : F-4 Phantom II 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 Dauntless  Museum guests are treated to the 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.  In addition our Buddy Rogers Theatre 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 you are sitting in. Guests are strongly cautioned to dress appropriately for climbing into the planes and also reminded not to leave their cameras at home. This is a rare experience that you’ll want to remember forever. Open cockpit experience is free with paid Museum admission. The Palm Springs Air Museum reserves the right to refuse access to anyone deemed to be a hazard to themselves, other guests and/ or the aircraft. SciTech ACADEMY CAMP SCHEDULE SUMMER 2014
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