Farewell to the Phrog

Pilot Talk:  Farewell to the “Phrog” Saturday, August 1st     11:00 am-noon After more than 50 years of service, the United States Marine Corps is retiring the CH-46 helicopter (nicknamed the “Phrog”). Colonel Fred Allega (USMC-retired) will share some of...

Major General Bob Butcher (USMC-retired)

Major General Bob Butcher (USMC-retired) will discuss his experiences and changes to the airplane, the squadron mission and the training of pilots flying the A4. MajGen Butcher, a Marine aviator with worldwide service; is the recipient of the Defense Distinguished...

2014 Easter Holiday Closure

Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum is closed Sunday, April 20 for the Easter Holiday. We wish all of you and your families and very Happy Easter. Please make plans to visit the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum and Historical Foundation as soon as you can. If you are...

Picnic With A Pilot: Rex McCoy

Rex McCoy discussed his time as a gunner on ship during the Vietnam War. He showed guests the type of US Marine Corps aircraft that saved his life and the lives of his comrades. The video is an excerpt of his talk. Scroll down for the full photo gallery. Save the date...

Picnic With A Pilot: Dan King

The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum launched its first “Picnic With A Pilot” series June 8, 2013 during Open Cockpit Days. The first amazing pilot featured in the series was Distinguished Flying Cross, CWO-3 Dan King. He has an amazing story –...