The Inside Loop

A video forum where kids of all ages can get their questions answered by our experts!


Episodes of “The Inside Loop” are below.

Pilots, aircrew and experts in all fields of aviation are standing by to answer your questions.  Kids of all ages are encouraged to send in videotaped or handwritten questions.

Logo for the Inside Loop, Q & A with Flying Leatherneck Aviation MuseumWhat is “The Inside Loop”?

The Inside Loop is a cheerful, yet serious, examination of issues that parents may have trouble explaining from questions received after a visit to a museum or other historical sites. The Inside Loop may assist  parents and educators alike in dealing with the barrage of questions that come up daily over social media, in online sessions, and from friends or neighbors.

How Do I Submit a Question to “The Inside Loop”?

Every month our awesome host, museum volunteer Justin Whitney, will get answers to some of your questions and publish them in “The Inside Loop.”

You can send your videotaped or handwritten question by:

  1. Using the online submission form below, or
  2. Emailing your question and contact information to:

Handwritten questions can also be mailed to us at: Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation, PO Box 45316, San Diego, CA 92145-0316. Be sure to include an adult’s name and phone number in letters sent by U.S. Mail.


If your question is chosen we will contact you to obtain a release.

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View Episodes

Episode 1

Major Glenn Ferguson (USMC-retired) answers questions about training and serving as a dive bomber pilot during World War II.

Episode 2

Major General Bob Butcher (USMC-retired) answers Chloe’s question about some of his most memorable moments flying.


Episode 3

Dr. Joe Bassi answers questions about the history and requirements to become part of Space Force.




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San Diego, CA 92145
P.O. Box 45316
San Diego, CA 92145-0316