Picnic With a Pilot
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.