Picnic With a Pilot

Join us – Free to the public!

It’s a great opportunity to meet our aviators, learn about specific aircraft, ask questions and more!

Dates of 2020 Events to be Announced Soon

Picnic With a Pilot

Picnic with a pilot at open cockpit days at flying leatherneck aviation museum san diegoThe Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum launched its first “Picnic With A Pilot” series June 8, 2013 during Open Cockpit Days .

Each presentation lasts 30 – 45 minutes with a 15 minute Q&A period.
*Family friendly FREE Event at Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

2020 Events will be Announced Soon!

Below is a summary of the 2019 events.

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Aviation heritage professor and author of Call to Glory, George Haloulakos, gave a tour and spoke on the Harrier jump jet, vertical takeoffs and landings, and USMC humanitarian missions. Article on USMC humanitarian missions written by Mr. Haloulakos.

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Colonel Stephen “Fozzy” Acosta, F/A 18 pilot and commanding officer of VMFAT 101 gave a demonstration of the modern equipment used by USMC pilots. Colonel Acosta’s bio.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Brigadier General Michael Aguilar (USMC-retired) discussed his experiences flying the Cobra attack helicopter.  General Aguilar’s bio.



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San Diego, CA 92126
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San Diego, CA 92145-0316




9400 Activity Road, Suite C,
San Diego, CA 92126
P.O. Box 45316
San Diego, CA 92145-0316