Paper Airplanes
Join world record holder John Collins in an exploration of paper airplanes!
“Sled Driver” – Brian Shul
See Brian Shul, legendary SR-71 pilot.
Drone Meet
Drone Meet
Compete in a flight competition!
Noon Years Eve
Celebrate Noon Years Eve with music, activities and a balloon drop at noon!
Happy Birds
See amazing birds perform live!
Open Cockpit Day
Sit inside the cockpits of unique aircraft.
Flight Sim Zone
Take the controls of a simulated airplane in a flight over the Bay.
FMX Flight Simulator
Fly a realistic, full-motion flight simulator.
Grumman HU-16-RD “Albatross”
Grumman HU16-RD "Albatross"
Invention Lab
Use tools of science to explore aviation and technology.
L39C “Albatross”
L39C "Albatross" Jet
Scout Programs

Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.

― Leonardo da Vinci

Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway.

— Mary Kay Ash

You haven't seen a tree until you've seen its shadow from the sky.

— Amelia Earhart

Science, freedom, beauty, adventure: what more could you ask of life? Aviation combined all the elements I loved.

— Charles Lindbergh

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Hiller Aviation


Hiller Aviation Museum
601 Skyway Rd.
San Carlos, CA 94070

(650) 654-0200


10 am – 5 pm, 7 days a week

Closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Museum is closed all day Tuesday, Dec. 11, for a private event.