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Jan
19
Tue
2021
Virtual Invention Lab @ Hiller Aviation Museum
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Virtual Invention Lab @ Hiller Aviation Museum

Meet Hiller Aviation Museum staff and build an aviation-themed project online in a special Virtual Invention Lab session!

Virtual Invention Lab meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 2 PM.

Each session runs 30-35 minutes and includes an introduction, hands-on activity, and exploration of an aircraft or aircraft replica in the Hiller Aviation Museum.

Presented live via Zoom from the Invention Lab studio!    No pre-registration required, just drop in!

Virtual Invention Lab topics Winter 2021

  • Star Wheels/SpaceShipOne (January 19-21)
  • Amazing Aircraft/Penguin (January 26-28)
  • Soaring Gliders (February 2-4)
  • Aircraft Identification (February 9-11)
  • Mars Helicopters (February 16-18)
  • Kites (February 23-25)

Free of charge!

 

Sponsored by the SAGA Foundation

The Hiller Aviation Museum’s Virtual Invention Lab is presented through the generous support of the SAGA Foundation. 

Current Activity

January 19-21

Star Wheels

Investigate the stars and constellations of the night sky while building a simple paper star wheel!  Participants learn how astronomers identify patterns of stars in the sky and construct a circular paper computer that can be used to easily predict the appearance of the night sky any time of the night, any night of the year!  Exhibit exploration and question/answer session follows at approximately 2:30 PM.

Supply List – Star Wheels

  • Star Wheel handout
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Markers/Crayons (optional)

 

Handout Link

Star Wheel Handout

Zoom Link

Zoom Link

Zoom link active only during scheduled Virtual Invention Lab sessions.

January 26-28

Amazing Aircraft

Learn about the parts of an airplane while examining a unique Hiller Aviation Museum aircraft!  Participants discover the five basic families of aircraft and complete a color-coded airplane illustration to identify its main parts, then complete a virtual check out in the Museum’s special Penguin instructional airplane.

Supply List – Amazing Aircraft

 

Handouts

Amazing Aircraft Coloring Sheet

Zoom Link

Zoom Link

Pre-registration required for December 31 Noon Year’s Eve virtual event.

Jan
20
Wed
2021
Virtual Invention Lab @ Hiller Aviation Museum
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Virtual Invention Lab @ Hiller Aviation Museum

Meet Hiller Aviation Museum staff and build an aviation-themed project online in a special Virtual Invention Lab session!

Virtual Invention Lab meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 2 PM.

Each session runs 30-35 minutes and includes an introduction, hands-on activity, and exploration of an aircraft or aircraft replica in the Hiller Aviation Museum.

Presented live via Zoom from the Invention Lab studio!    No pre-registration required, just drop in!

Virtual Invention Lab topics Winter 2021

  • Star Wheels/SpaceShipOne (January 19-21)
  • Amazing Aircraft/Penguin (January 26-28)
  • Soaring Gliders (February 2-4)
  • Aircraft Identification (February 9-11)
  • Mars Helicopters (February 16-18)
  • Kites (February 23-25)

Free of charge!

 

Sponsored by the SAGA Foundation

The Hiller Aviation Museum’s Virtual Invention Lab is presented through the generous support of the SAGA Foundation. 

Current Activity

January 19-21

Star Wheels

Investigate the stars and constellations of the night sky while building a simple paper star wheel!  Participants learn how astronomers identify patterns of stars in the sky and construct a circular paper computer that can be used to easily predict the appearance of the night sky any time of the night, any night of the year!  Exhibit exploration and question/answer session follows at approximately 2:30 PM.

Supply List – Star Wheels

  • Star Wheel handout
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Markers/Crayons (optional)

 

Handout Link

Star Wheel Handout

Zoom Link

Zoom Link

Zoom link active only during scheduled Virtual Invention Lab sessions.

January 26-28

Amazing Aircraft

Learn about the parts of an airplane while examining a unique Hiller Aviation Museum aircraft!  Participants discover the five basic families of aircraft and complete a color-coded airplane illustration to identify its main parts, then complete a virtual check out in the Museum’s special Penguin instructional airplane.

Supply List – Amazing Aircraft

 

Handouts

Amazing Aircraft Coloring Sheet

Zoom Link

Zoom Link

Pre-registration required for December 31 Noon Year’s Eve virtual event.

Hiller Hangar Talk @ Hiller Aviation Museum
Jan 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hiller Hangar Talk @ Hiller Aviation Museum

Hiller Hangar Talk

Presentations, exploits, research and even some tall tales from aviators and flying enthusiasts. 

Each talk is about 20-30 minutes with time for Q&A.   

Presented via Zoom.    Pre-registration required.

See the “Next Talk” and “Upcoming Talk” schedule for specific dates and times.

Free of charge!

 

Sponsored by:

Next Talk!

Wednesday, January 20, 2021.  7:00 pm

Flying International Freight Amidst the Pandemic

with Michael Mainiero


While passenger airlines are struggling with the current lack of demand, there is more freight than ever before that needs to move. Join us as Michael Mainiero, a Boeing 777 First Officer with Kalitta Air, a U.S. based air freight cargo carrier, takes us through the day-to-day operations of an international cargo pilot during these special times.

Click here to register on Zoom.

Upcoming Talk

Wednesday, February 3.  7:00 pm

Awesome Airshows

with Steve Stavrakakis

On the air, or in the air, veteran Air Show performer Steve Stavrakakis lives by his motto, “ We Out-fly the Entertainers, and Out-Entertain the Flyers!”

Click here to register on Zoom.

Upcoming Talk

Wednesday, February 17.  7:00 pm

Red Planet Robots: The Exploration of Mars and the Mars Helicopter Scout

with Jon Welte

Distant and mysterious, Mars has been the destination of over fifty robotic missions launched from Earth since 1960.  Join Hiller Aviation Museum educator Jon Welte in a whirlwind journey through the history of Mars exploration and the revolution in our understanding of the Red Planet that these intrepid spacecraft have made possible, and learn about the planned February 18 landing of the newest Mars mission – including the Ingenuity helicopter, the first aircraft sent to fly in the thin, wispy Martian skies.

Click here to register on Zoom.

Jan
21
Thu
2021
Virtual Invention Lab @ Hiller Aviation Museum
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Virtual Invention Lab @ Hiller Aviation Museum

Meet Hiller Aviation Museum staff and build an aviation-themed project online in a special Virtual Invention Lab session!

Virtual Invention Lab meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 2 PM.

Each session runs 30-35 minutes and includes an introduction, hands-on activity, and exploration of an aircraft or aircraft replica in the Hiller Aviation Museum.

Presented live via Zoom from the Invention Lab studio!    No pre-registration required, just drop in!

Virtual Invention Lab topics Winter 2021

  • Star Wheels/SpaceShipOne (January 19-21)
  • Amazing Aircraft/Penguin (January 26-28)
  • Soaring Gliders (February 2-4)
  • Aircraft Identification (February 9-11)
  • Mars Helicopters (February 16-18)
  • Kites (February 23-25)

Free of charge!

 

Sponsored by the SAGA Foundation

The Hiller Aviation Museum’s Virtual Invention Lab is presented through the generous support of the SAGA Foundation. 

Current Activity

January 19-21

Star Wheels

Investigate the stars and constellations of the night sky while building a simple paper star wheel!  Participants learn how astronomers identify patterns of stars in the sky and construct a circular paper computer that can be used to easily predict the appearance of the night sky any time of the night, any night of the year!  Exhibit exploration and question/answer session follows at approximately 2:30 PM.

Supply List – Star Wheels

  • Star Wheel handout
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Markers/Crayons (optional)

 

Handout Link

Star Wheel Handout

Zoom Link

Zoom Link

Zoom link active only during scheduled Virtual Invention Lab sessions.

January 26-28

Amazing Aircraft

Learn about the parts of an airplane while examining a unique Hiller Aviation Museum aircraft!  Participants discover the five basic families of aircraft and complete a color-coded airplane illustration to identify its main parts, then complete a virtual check out in the Museum’s special Penguin instructional airplane.

Supply List – Amazing Aircraft

 

Handouts

Amazing Aircraft Coloring Sheet

Zoom Link

Zoom Link

Pre-registration required for December 31 Noon Year’s Eve virtual event.

Jan
26
Tue
2021
Virtual Invention Lab @ Hiller Aviation Museum
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Virtual Invention Lab @ Hiller Aviation Museum

Meet Hiller Aviation Museum staff and build an aviation-themed project online in a special Virtual Invention Lab session!

Virtual Invention Lab meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 2 PM.

Each session runs 30-35 minutes and includes an introduction, hands-on activity, and exploration of an aircraft or aircraft replica in the Hiller Aviation Museum.

Presented live via Zoom from the Invention Lab studio!    No pre-registration required, just drop in!

Virtual Invention Lab topics Winter 2021

  • Star Wheels/SpaceShipOne (January 19-21)
  • Amazing Aircraft/Penguin (January 26-28)
  • Soaring Gliders (February 2-4)
  • Aircraft Identification (February 9-11)
  • Mars Helicopters (February 16-18)
  • Kites (February 23-25)

Free of charge!

 

Sponsored by the SAGA Foundation

The Hiller Aviation Museum’s Virtual Invention Lab is presented through the generous support of the SAGA Foundation. 

Current Activity

January 19-21

Star Wheels

Investigate the stars and constellations of the night sky while building a simple paper star wheel!  Participants learn how astronomers identify patterns of stars in the sky and construct a circular paper computer that can be used to easily predict the appearance of the night sky any time of the night, any night of the year!  Exhibit exploration and question/answer session follows at approximately 2:30 PM.

Supply List – Star Wheels

  • Star Wheel handout
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Markers/Crayons (optional)

 

Handout Link

Star Wheel Handout

Zoom Link

Zoom Link

Zoom link active only during scheduled Virtual Invention Lab sessions.

January 26-28

Amazing Aircraft

Learn about the parts of an airplane while examining a unique Hiller Aviation Museum aircraft!  Participants discover the five basic families of aircraft and complete a color-coded airplane illustration to identify its main parts, then complete a virtual check out in the Museum’s special Penguin instructional airplane.

Supply List – Amazing Aircraft

 

Handouts

Amazing Aircraft Coloring Sheet

Zoom Link

Zoom Link

Pre-registration required for December 31 Noon Year’s Eve virtual event.

Jan
27
Wed
2021
Virtual Invention Lab @ Hiller Aviation Museum
Jan 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Virtual Invention Lab @ Hiller Aviation Museum

Meet Hiller Aviation Museum staff and build an aviation-themed project online in a special Virtual Invention Lab session!

Virtual Invention Lab meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 2 PM.

Each session runs 30-35 minutes and includes an introduction, hands-on activity, and exploration of an aircraft or aircraft replica in the Hiller Aviation Museum.

Presented live via Zoom from the Invention Lab studio!    No pre-registration required, just drop in!

Virtual Invention Lab topics Winter 2021

  • Star Wheels/SpaceShipOne (January 19-21)
  • Amazing Aircraft/Penguin (January 26-28)
  • Soaring Gliders (February 2-4)
  • Aircraft Identification (February 9-11)
  • Mars Helicopters (February 16-18)
  • Kites (February 23-25)

Free of charge!

 

Sponsored by the SAGA Foundation

The Hiller Aviation Museum’s Virtual Invention Lab is presented through the generous support of the SAGA Foundation. 

Current Activity

January 19-21

Star Wheels

Investigate the stars and constellations of the night sky while building a simple paper star wheel!  Participants learn how astronomers identify patterns of stars in the sky and construct a circular paper computer that can be used to easily predict the appearance of the night sky any time of the night, any night of the year!  Exhibit exploration and question/answer session follows at approximately 2:30 PM.

Supply List – Star Wheels

  • Star Wheel handout
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Markers/Crayons (optional)

 

Handout Link

Star Wheel Handout

Zoom Link

Zoom Link

Zoom link active only during scheduled Virtual Invention Lab sessions.

January 26-28

Amazing Aircraft

Learn about the parts of an airplane while examining a unique Hiller Aviation Museum aircraft!  Participants discover the five basic families of aircraft and complete a color-coded airplane illustration to identify its main parts, then complete a virtual check out in the Museum’s special Penguin instructional airplane.

Supply List – Amazing Aircraft

 

Handouts

Amazing Aircraft Coloring Sheet

Zoom Link

Zoom Link

Pre-registration required for December 31 Noon Year’s Eve virtual event.

Jan
28
Thu
2021
Virtual Invention Lab @ Hiller Aviation Museum
Jan 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Virtual Invention Lab @ Hiller Aviation Museum

Meet Hiller Aviation Museum staff and build an aviation-themed project online in a special Virtual Invention Lab session!

Virtual Invention Lab meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 2 PM.

Each session runs 30-35 minutes and includes an introduction, hands-on activity, and exploration of an aircraft or aircraft replica in the Hiller Aviation Museum.

Presented live via Zoom from the Invention Lab studio!    No pre-registration required, just drop in!

Virtual Invention Lab topics Winter 2021

  • Star Wheels/SpaceShipOne (January 19-21)
  • Amazing Aircraft/Penguin (January 26-28)
  • Soaring Gliders (February 2-4)
  • Aircraft Identification (February 9-11)
  • Mars Helicopters (February 16-18)
  • Kites (February 23-25)

Free of charge!

 

Sponsored by the SAGA Foundation

The Hiller Aviation Museum’s Virtual Invention Lab is presented through the generous support of the SAGA Foundation. 

Current Activity

January 19-21

Star Wheels

Investigate the stars and constellations of the night sky while building a simple paper star wheel!  Participants learn how astronomers identify patterns of stars in the sky and construct a circular paper computer that can be used to easily predict the appearance of the night sky any time of the night, any night of the year!  Exhibit exploration and question/answer session follows at approximately 2:30 PM.

Supply List – Star Wheels

  • Star Wheel handout
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Markers/Crayons (optional)

 

Handout Link

Star Wheel Handout

Zoom Link

Zoom Link

Zoom link active only during scheduled Virtual Invention Lab sessions.

January 26-28

Amazing Aircraft

Learn about the parts of an airplane while examining a unique Hiller Aviation Museum aircraft!  Participants discover the five basic families of aircraft and complete a color-coded airplane illustration to identify its main parts, then complete a virtual check out in the Museum’s special Penguin instructional airplane.

Supply List – Amazing Aircraft

 

Handouts

Amazing Aircraft Coloring Sheet

Zoom Link

Zoom Link

Pre-registration required for December 31 Noon Year’s Eve virtual event.

Feb
2
Tue
2021
Virtual Invention Lab @ Hiller Aviation Museum
Feb 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Virtual Invention Lab @ Hiller Aviation Museum

Meet Hiller Aviation Museum staff and build an aviation-themed project online in a special Virtual Invention Lab session!

Virtual Invention Lab meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 2 PM.

Each session runs 30-35 minutes and includes an introduction, hands-on activity, and exploration of an aircraft or aircraft replica in the Hiller Aviation Museum.

Presented live via Zoom from the Invention Lab studio!    No pre-registration required, just drop in!

Virtual Invention Lab topics Winter 2021

  • Star Wheels/SpaceShipOne (January 19-21)
  • Amazing Aircraft/Penguin (January 26-28)
  • Soaring Gliders (February 2-4)
  • Aircraft Identification (February 9-11)
  • Mars Helicopters (February 16-18)
  • Kites (February 23-25)

Free of charge!

 

Sponsored by the SAGA Foundation

The Hiller Aviation Museum’s Virtual Invention Lab is presented through the generous support of the SAGA Foundation. 

Current Activity

January 19-21

Star Wheels

Investigate the stars and constellations of the night sky while building a simple paper star wheel!  Participants learn how astronomers identify patterns of stars in the sky and construct a circular paper computer that can be used to easily predict the appearance of the night sky any time of the night, any night of the year!  Exhibit exploration and question/answer session follows at approximately 2:30 PM.

Supply List – Star Wheels

  • Star Wheel handout
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Markers/Crayons (optional)

 

Handout Link

Star Wheel Handout

Zoom Link

Zoom Link

Zoom link active only during scheduled Virtual Invention Lab sessions.

January 26-28

Amazing Aircraft

Learn about the parts of an airplane while examining a unique Hiller Aviation Museum aircraft!  Participants discover the five basic families of aircraft and complete a color-coded airplane illustration to identify its main parts, then complete a virtual check out in the Museum’s special Penguin instructional airplane.

Supply List – Amazing Aircraft

 

Handouts

Amazing Aircraft Coloring Sheet

Zoom Link

Zoom Link

Pre-registration required for December 31 Noon Year’s Eve virtual event.

Feb
3
Wed
2021
Virtual Invention Lab @ Hiller Aviation Museum
Feb 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Virtual Invention Lab @ Hiller Aviation Museum

Meet Hiller Aviation Museum staff and build an aviation-themed project online in a special Virtual Invention Lab session!

Virtual Invention Lab meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 2 PM.

Each session runs 30-35 minutes and includes an introduction, hands-on activity, and exploration of an aircraft or aircraft replica in the Hiller Aviation Museum.

Presented live via Zoom from the Invention Lab studio!    No pre-registration required, just drop in!

Virtual Invention Lab topics Winter 2021

  • Star Wheels/SpaceShipOne (January 19-21)
  • Amazing Aircraft/Penguin (January 26-28)
  • Soaring Gliders (February 2-4)
  • Aircraft Identification (February 9-11)
  • Mars Helicopters (February 16-18)
  • Kites (February 23-25)

Free of charge!

 

Sponsored by the SAGA Foundation

The Hiller Aviation Museum’s Virtual Invention Lab is presented through the generous support of the SAGA Foundation. 

Current Activity

January 19-21

Star Wheels

Investigate the stars and constellations of the night sky while building a simple paper star wheel!  Participants learn how astronomers identify patterns of stars in the sky and construct a circular paper computer that can be used to easily predict the appearance of the night sky any time of the night, any night of the year!  Exhibit exploration and question/answer session follows at approximately 2:30 PM.

Supply List – Star Wheels

  • Star Wheel handout
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Markers/Crayons (optional)

 

Handout Link

Star Wheel Handout

Zoom Link

Zoom Link

Zoom link active only during scheduled Virtual Invention Lab sessions.

January 26-28

Amazing Aircraft

Learn about the parts of an airplane while examining a unique Hiller Aviation Museum aircraft!  Participants discover the five basic families of aircraft and complete a color-coded airplane illustration to identify its main parts, then complete a virtual check out in the Museum’s special Penguin instructional airplane.

Supply List – Amazing Aircraft

 

Handouts

Amazing Aircraft Coloring Sheet

Zoom Link

Zoom Link

Pre-registration required for December 31 Noon Year’s Eve virtual event.

Hiller Hangar Talk @ Hiller Aviation Museum
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hiller Hangar Talk @ Hiller Aviation Museum

Hiller Hangar Talk

Presentations, exploits, research and even some tall tales from aviators and flying enthusiasts. 

Each talk is about 20-30 minutes with time for Q&A.   

Presented via Zoom.    Pre-registration required.

See the “Next Talk” and “Upcoming Talk” schedule for specific dates and times.

Free of charge!

 

Sponsored by:

Next Talk!

Wednesday, January 20, 2021.  7:00 pm

Flying International Freight Amidst the Pandemic

with Michael Mainiero


While passenger airlines are struggling with the current lack of demand, there is more freight than ever before that needs to move. Join us as Michael Mainiero, a Boeing 777 First Officer with Kalitta Air, a U.S. based air freight cargo carrier, takes us through the day-to-day operations of an international cargo pilot during these special times.

Click here to register on Zoom.

Upcoming Talk

Wednesday, February 3.  7:00 pm

Awesome Airshows

with Steve Stavrakakis

On the air, or in the air, veteran Air Show performer Steve Stavrakakis lives by his motto, “ We Out-fly the Entertainers, and Out-Entertain the Flyers!”

Click here to register on Zoom.

Upcoming Talk

Wednesday, February 17.  7:00 pm

Red Planet Robots: The Exploration of Mars and the Mars Helicopter Scout

with Jon Welte

Distant and mysterious, Mars has been the destination of over fifty robotic missions launched from Earth since 1960.  Join Hiller Aviation Museum educator Jon Welte in a whirlwind journey through the history of Mars exploration and the revolution in our understanding of the Red Planet that these intrepid spacecraft have made possible, and learn about the planned February 18 landing of the newest Mars mission – including the Ingenuity helicopter, the first aircraft sent to fly in the thin, wispy Martian skies.

Click here to register on Zoom.