Open cockpits and aircraft flyby highlight Armed Forces Day at aerospace museum
Explore the cockpits of legendary airplanes such as the Blue Angels’ fighter jets, the “Top Gun” F-14 Tomcat and the A-10 Thunderbolt as the Aerospace Museum of California celebrates Armed Forces Day on Saturday, May 19.
A brief ceremony honoring the troops with a dedication of the McClellan Memorial Rose Garden will be held at 11 a.m. in the Air Park in conjunction with a Coast Guard C-130 flyby.
Guests will also have the opportunity to speak to original members of the Tuskegee Airmen from World War II and author Len Kovar, who wrote “WWII Prisoner of War: How I survived.”
Entrance is $5, and active-duty military members and their families get in free.
The museum is open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and is located at 3200 Freedom Park Drive.
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