Explore the Challenge of Flight!
Entering Grades K-5
Full Day and Half Day Available
Join the best of the best in an adventure in the world of the pilot! Explore lift, thrust, weight and drag while building and flying model gliders, airplanes, helicopters and more. Design and build vehicles of all sorts using K’Nex materials, and then test them and improve the design.
Take to the virtual skies at the controls of aircraft of all sorts in the Museum's flight simulators while exploring the cockpits and structures of many of the Museum's exhibit aircraft, and experiment with aviation hazards ranging from thunderstorms to volcanic eruptions in a journey to earn a pair of pilot wings.
Pilot Cadets Camp Includes:
- Model Aircraft Construction and Test Flights
- Introductory and Advanced Flight Simulation
- K’Nex Vehicle Design, Construction and Testing
- Miniature Remotely Piloted Vehicles
- Live Bird Flight Demonstration
- Aviation Weather and Thunderstorms
- Volcanoes and Volcanic Eruptions
- And Much, Much More!
Session 1: June 2-6
Session 4: June 23-27
Session 7: July 14-18
Session 10: August 4-8
Session 13: August 25-29