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June 2017

Open Cockpit Every Saturday from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

June 3 @ 10:30 am - September 30 @ 12:30 pm

Every Saturday morning, enjoy sitting in the cockpit of a different warbird or jet fighter. This is included with regular museum admission, and of course Palm Springs Air Museum members get in free!  Open cockpit aircraft (one each Sat) range from the P-40 Warhawk to the Spitfire to the F-104 Starfighter and more! Be sure and wear loose clothing for climbing into the cockpit, and rubber soled shoes, so as not to scratch these venerable aircraft. Some physical restrictions apply.…

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Looking for Kilroy Scavenger Hunt

June 18 @ 11:00 am - June 26 @ 4:00 pm
Palm Springs Air Museum,
745 North Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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11 am until 4 pm daily through August 21. Find Kilroy’s six hiding places inside the museum, and win a prize. Activity and materials included with museum admission. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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P-40 Warhawk Open Cockpit

June 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Sit inside the cockpit of a vintage warbird. Today’s open cockpit is the P-40 Warhawk, inside an air conditioned hangar. Please remember to wear comfortable clothing and rubber soled shoes. <a href=”http://palmspringsairmuseum.org/programs/starfighter-open-cockpit/p40-warhawk-2/” rel=”attachment wp-att-3859″><img class=”alignnone size-thumbnail wp-image-3859″ src=”https://palmspringsairmuseum.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/P40-Warhawk-150×150.jpg” alt=”p40-warhawk” width=”150″ height=”150″ /></a>

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Wright Brothers Challenge Simulator Fly-Off

June 27 @ 11:00 am - July 1 @ 2:00 pm
Palm Springs Air Museum,
745 North Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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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. 11 am until 2 pm now through August 12th. Activity and materials included with museum admission. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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Children’s Discovery Series: Wright Brothers

June 28 @ 1:30 am - August 23 @ 2:15 pm
Palm Springs Air Museum,
745 North Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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“Wright Brothers” curriculum with instructor. Child will receive an activities booklet.

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July 2017

F-104 Starfighter Open Cockpit

July 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Palm Springs Air Museum,
745 North Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Sit in the cockpit of a vintage warbird, in the comfort of an air conditioned hangar. Today’s open cockpit is the F-104 Starfighter. Please wear comfortable clothing and rubber soled shoes.

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Happy Birthday America!

July 2 - July 4

Color a birthday card for America. Cards will be displayed in the children’s area.

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Aircraft Carrier Landing Contest

July 5 @ 11:00 am - July 7 @ 1:00 pm
Palm Springs Air Museum,
745 North Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Test your landing skills on our sale model carrier deck.  Prizes will be awarded.

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F4U Corsair – Open Cockpit

July 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Palm Springs Air Museum,
745 North Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Museum guests are treated to the extra special experience of being allowed to sit at the controls and pose for pictures. From 10:30-12:30 each Saturday, a selected aircraft will be opened up and made accessible to the public 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…

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Coachella Valley Radio Control Club

July 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Palm Springs Air Museum,
745 North Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Radio Control Club will teach you how to build your own balsawood model airplane. Contest to follow workshop. Materials included with museum admission.

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