Santa Monica’s Museum of Flying is marking its 4th year anniversary this weekend with Saturday and Sunday offering talks, presentations, hands-on activities, and entertainment.
“As the Museum approaches its 4th year anniversary, we would like to take the opportunity to thank you for your support,” the museum stated. “We have come a long way since we reopened our doors back in February of 2012.”
Saturday, February 27
10:30 AM – U-2 Chief Test Pilot Skid Rowe will give a presentation on the U-2, a single jet engine, ultra-high altitude reconnaissance aircraft operated by the United States Air Force and previously flown by the Central Intelligence Agency.
1:30 PM – Aviation artist, author, and historian Mike Machat will give a presentation on the history of The Douglas Aircraft Company.
Sunday, February 28
10:30 AM – Mission briefing from the USAF Space and Missile Systems center
1:30 PM – Aerial aviation photographer Chad Slattery will give a presentation on aerial aviation photography along with a slideshow.
Throughout both days, there will be activities for children too. For more information head to: museumofflying.org