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Jul
9
Sat
2022
Drone Plex
Jul 9 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Drone Plex

Drone Plex

Every Saturday and Sunday

Regular Schedule
Saturdays & Sundays
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Drone Demonstrations and Drone Simulation

Drone Plex Open 1 PM – 3 PM on Sunday, May 8

 

All Drone Plex activities included with Museum admission.

Demonstrations suitable for all ages.  Children must be 5 years of age or older to use drone simulators, and 8 years of age or older to fly drones.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Open only when Hiller Aviation Museum open to the public.

Drones are one of the most significant advances in aviation of the 21st century. Observe flight demonstrations conducted in a safe arena with an instructor who will show you techniques for safe drone piloting, including rules, regulations and “do’s and dont’s” practices for responsible drone flight.

Discover the fun and challenge of drone flight!. Observe drone demonstrations and experience the adventure of autonomous aviation!

FAA Drone Safety Video

Flight Sim Zone
Jul 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Flight Sim Zone

Flight Sim Zone

Open Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

 

Also Open

    Monday – Friday, March 28 – April 1 (Spring Break)

Take a virtual flight across the Bay and see the world from the unique perspective of a pilot.

Pass Required.

  • $5 per Pass (in addition to museum admission).
  • Pass is free for Members.
  • Two people can fly on one Pass (pilot and co-pilot).
  • Obtain Passes at museum Gift Shop.
  • Each Pass good for up to 30 minutes of flight time.
  • Seating is limited.

Flight Sim Zone workstations consist of the following:

  • large 4K screen, 3,840 x 2,160 pixel display
  • Logitech/Saitek flight yoke and throttle quadrant
  • Saitek rudder pedals
  • X-Plane 11 simulation software

How Sessions Operate

We follow a flight instruction model. Each session begins with an introductory demonstration.  Our instructors are real pilots and they will show you how to properly control an aircraft, like the Beechcraft Baron 58, including the all-important landing procedure. Once proficiency has been achieved in basic procedures, enjoy a sightseeing flight around the Bay!

The Flight Sim Zone is wheelchair accessible.

FMX Flight Simulator
Jul 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
FMX Flight Simulator

FMX Flight Simulator

Hours:  Saturday & Sunday, 11 am – 2 pm

Purchase your flight ticket at our gift shop.
$10 for 10-minute flight.
$8 for museum Members.
Fly with a pilot instructor in an FAA approved full-motion flight simulator, the kind typically seen only in flight schools and training academies used in real world flight training. The cockpit is fully functional and the sensations of flight are amazing. This is the most realistic experience possible short of flying a real airplane!

Try Flying!

This is a 10-minute flight that gets you into the fun and challenge of aviation. Put your feet into the rudder pedals, take the controls and get ready to fly! Accelerate down the runway at San Carlos Airport and lift off in your Cessna 172. Climb out over the Bay, maneuver in the traffic pattern and then land at San Francisco International Airport.

The FMX flight simulator’s fully functional cockpit features the latest in “glass cockpit” avionics technology, the Garmin G1000, including a Primary Flight Display (PFD) and Multi-Function Display (MFD) with integrated autopilot.

  • 6 screen “wraparound” windshield display.
  • Full simulator movement in yaw, pitch and roll.
  • Force feedback flight yoke and throttle quadrant.
  • Rudder pedals.
  • Simulation software: Lockheed Martin Prepar3D.

For Museum Members Only

Museum members can reserve 30-minute blocks of FMX time in advance.

Contact the simulator reservationist via email (jeff@hiller.org) requesting reservation privileges. Provide your name, Museum Member number, contact phone number and email and we will get back to you with instructions including a personal login and password.   

Note:  Due to the long duration of inactivity during the pandemic, the scheduling service canceled all logins, so we have to start from scratch.   If you had prior Member reservation privileges, please contact us again and we’ll get you set up.

Invention Lab
Jul 9 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Invention Lab

Invention Lab

INVENTION LAB OPEN WEEKENDS

Activities Available 11 AM - 3 PM Saturdays & Sundays

Also open 11 AM - 2 PM on May 30

Included with Museum Admission

Complete amazing hands-on projects in flight!

Weekend Invention Lab Activities

July 1

Paper Helicopters

Build and fly a paper helicopter and watch it fly in our wind tunnels or on its own!

July 2 – 31

Apollo Spacecraft

Build a paper Apollo Spacecraft landing capsule!

Oceanica Ballet – Journeys and Destinations @ Hiller Aviation Museum
Jul 9 @ 12:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Oceanica Ballet - Journeys and Destinations @ Hiller Aviation Museum

Journeys & Destinations

Presented by Oceanica Ballet

Saturday & Sunday July 9-10

Two Shows each day: 12:30 PM & 2:30 PM

Oceánica Ballet presents Journeys & Destinations, a showcase of ballets celebrating the places life takes us. Catch a special preview July 9-10 at Hiller Aviation Museum with purchase of museum admission, featuring works by Bay Area choreographers including Edgar Lepe’s 1940’s big band tribute “Swingin’.” See the full-length performance of Journeys & Destinations with works by Robert Burns Lowman, Isabelle Sjahsam, Connolly Strombeck, and Jessica Woodman at Bay Area Ballet Conservatory July 23-24. For more information, visit oceanicaballet.org and follow @oceanicaballet on social media.

About Artistic Co-Director Edgar Lepe

Trained in Folklorico Ballet throughout his youth, Edgar Lepe began studying classical ballet in 2008 at the San Francisco Academy of Ballet under the direction of ballet masters Richard Gibson and Zory Karah. Edgar has performed in Mexico and the United States with Collage West Ensemble, Compañia Mexico Danza, Ensembles Ballet Folklorico of San Francisco, as well as Peninsula Ballet Theatre, Presidio Dance Theatre, Bay Pointe Ballet, and Oakland Ballet. Edgar has choreographed for Bay Pointe Ballet, Bay Area Ballet Conservatory, Peninsula Ballet Theatre, and San Jose Dance International. Edgar currently teaches at Bay Area Ballet Conservatory.

About Artistic Co-Director Robert Burns Lowman

Robert Burns Lowman trained at Susan Hayward School of Dancing and holds B.A.s in Dance and Theater & Performance Studies from U.C. Berkeley. He is a recipient of the Mask and Dagger Memorial Prize (2012) and the Rosalyn Schneider Eisner Prize (2013). Robert performed principal roles in Peninsula Ballet Theatre’s GiselleThe NutcrackerCarmen, and The Chrysalis Project. In addition to performing, Robert directed PBT’s annual Dance Makers choreography showcase from 2016-2019 and was PBT Artistic Assistant from 2018-2020. He currently teaches ballet at Shoreline Dance Academy and Bay Area Ballet Conservatory.

About Oceánica Ballet

Oceánica Ballet is a group of dynamic artists curated from the Bay Area’s diverse classical dance scene. Oceánica Ballet was formed in 2021 to unite people through the shared experience of dance performance as a reflection of our complex and diverse collective humanity. Our mission is to enliven the San Francisco Bay Area cultural landscape by making professional-level ballet performances accessible and relatable to Bay Area audiences. We enrich the artistic careers of locally-based, professionally trained dance artists of diverse ages, races, genders, sexual orientations, and body types. We create innovative new ballet-based dance works, and interpret classics in fresh and exciting ways.

Oceánica Ballet, Inc. has incorporated as a charitable nonprofit corporation and is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Tickets on sale on line through VBO Tickets. Tickets include admission to the Museum.

Jul
10
Sun
2022
Drone Plex
Jul 10 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Drone Plex

Drone Plex

Every Saturday and Sunday

Regular Schedule
Saturdays & Sundays
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Drone Demonstrations and Drone Simulation

Drone Plex Open 1 PM – 3 PM on Sunday, May 8

 

All Drone Plex activities included with Museum admission.

Demonstrations suitable for all ages.  Children must be 5 years of age or older to use drone simulators, and 8 years of age or older to fly drones.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Open only when Hiller Aviation Museum open to the public.

Drones are one of the most significant advances in aviation of the 21st century. Observe flight demonstrations conducted in a safe arena with an instructor who will show you techniques for safe drone piloting, including rules, regulations and “do’s and dont’s” practices for responsible drone flight.

Discover the fun and challenge of drone flight!. Observe drone demonstrations and experience the adventure of autonomous aviation!

FAA Drone Safety Video

Flight Sim Zone
Jul 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Flight Sim Zone

Flight Sim Zone

Open Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

 

Also Open

    Monday – Friday, March 28 – April 1 (Spring Break)

Take a virtual flight across the Bay and see the world from the unique perspective of a pilot.

Pass Required.

  • $5 per Pass (in addition to museum admission).
  • Pass is free for Members.
  • Two people can fly on one Pass (pilot and co-pilot).
  • Obtain Passes at museum Gift Shop.
  • Each Pass good for up to 30 minutes of flight time.
  • Seating is limited.

Flight Sim Zone workstations consist of the following:

  • large 4K screen, 3,840 x 2,160 pixel display
  • Logitech/Saitek flight yoke and throttle quadrant
  • Saitek rudder pedals
  • X-Plane 11 simulation software

How Sessions Operate

We follow a flight instruction model. Each session begins with an introductory demonstration.  Our instructors are real pilots and they will show you how to properly control an aircraft, like the Beechcraft Baron 58, including the all-important landing procedure. Once proficiency has been achieved in basic procedures, enjoy a sightseeing flight around the Bay!

The Flight Sim Zone is wheelchair accessible.

FMX Flight Simulator
Jul 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
FMX Flight Simulator

FMX Flight Simulator

Hours:  Saturday & Sunday, 11 am – 2 pm

Purchase your flight ticket at our gift shop.
$10 for 10-minute flight.
$8 for museum Members.
Fly with a pilot instructor in an FAA approved full-motion flight simulator, the kind typically seen only in flight schools and training academies used in real world flight training. The cockpit is fully functional and the sensations of flight are amazing. This is the most realistic experience possible short of flying a real airplane!

Try Flying!

This is a 10-minute flight that gets you into the fun and challenge of aviation. Put your feet into the rudder pedals, take the controls and get ready to fly! Accelerate down the runway at San Carlos Airport and lift off in your Cessna 172. Climb out over the Bay, maneuver in the traffic pattern and then land at San Francisco International Airport.

The FMX flight simulator’s fully functional cockpit features the latest in “glass cockpit” avionics technology, the Garmin G1000, including a Primary Flight Display (PFD) and Multi-Function Display (MFD) with integrated autopilot.

  • 6 screen “wraparound” windshield display.
  • Full simulator movement in yaw, pitch and roll.
  • Force feedback flight yoke and throttle quadrant.
  • Rudder pedals.
  • Simulation software: Lockheed Martin Prepar3D.

For Museum Members Only

Museum members can reserve 30-minute blocks of FMX time in advance.

Contact the simulator reservationist via email (jeff@hiller.org) requesting reservation privileges. Provide your name, Museum Member number, contact phone number and email and we will get back to you with instructions including a personal login and password.   

Note:  Due to the long duration of inactivity during the pandemic, the scheduling service canceled all logins, so we have to start from scratch.   If you had prior Member reservation privileges, please contact us again and we’ll get you set up.

Invention Lab
Jul 10 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Invention Lab

Invention Lab

INVENTION LAB OPEN WEEKENDS

Activities Available 11 AM - 3 PM Saturdays & Sundays

Also open 11 AM - 2 PM on May 30

Included with Museum Admission

Complete amazing hands-on projects in flight!

Weekend Invention Lab Activities

July 1

Paper Helicopters

Build and fly a paper helicopter and watch it fly in our wind tunnels or on its own!

July 2 – 31

Apollo Spacecraft

Build a paper Apollo Spacecraft landing capsule!

Oceanica Ballet – Journeys and Destinations @ Hiller Aviation Museum
Jul 10 @ 12:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Oceanica Ballet - Journeys and Destinations @ Hiller Aviation Museum

Journeys & Destinations

Presented by Oceanica Ballet

Saturday & Sunday July 9-10

Two Shows each day: 12:30 PM & 2:30 PM

Oceánica Ballet presents Journeys & Destinations, a showcase of ballets celebrating the places life takes us. Catch a special preview July 9-10 at Hiller Aviation Museum with purchase of museum admission, featuring works by Bay Area choreographers including Edgar Lepe’s 1940’s big band tribute “Swingin’.” See the full-length performance of Journeys & Destinations with works by Robert Burns Lowman, Isabelle Sjahsam, Connolly Strombeck, and Jessica Woodman at Bay Area Ballet Conservatory July 23-24. For more information, visit oceanicaballet.org and follow @oceanicaballet on social media.

About Artistic Co-Director Edgar Lepe

Trained in Folklorico Ballet throughout his youth, Edgar Lepe began studying classical ballet in 2008 at the San Francisco Academy of Ballet under the direction of ballet masters Richard Gibson and Zory Karah. Edgar has performed in Mexico and the United States with Collage West Ensemble, Compañia Mexico Danza, Ensembles Ballet Folklorico of San Francisco, as well as Peninsula Ballet Theatre, Presidio Dance Theatre, Bay Pointe Ballet, and Oakland Ballet. Edgar has choreographed for Bay Pointe Ballet, Bay Area Ballet Conservatory, Peninsula Ballet Theatre, and San Jose Dance International. Edgar currently teaches at Bay Area Ballet Conservatory.

About Artistic Co-Director Robert Burns Lowman

Robert Burns Lowman trained at Susan Hayward School of Dancing and holds B.A.s in Dance and Theater & Performance Studies from U.C. Berkeley. He is a recipient of the Mask and Dagger Memorial Prize (2012) and the Rosalyn Schneider Eisner Prize (2013). Robert performed principal roles in Peninsula Ballet Theatre’s GiselleThe NutcrackerCarmen, and The Chrysalis Project. In addition to performing, Robert directed PBT’s annual Dance Makers choreography showcase from 2016-2019 and was PBT Artistic Assistant from 2018-2020. He currently teaches ballet at Shoreline Dance Academy and Bay Area Ballet Conservatory.

About Oceánica Ballet

Oceánica Ballet is a group of dynamic artists curated from the Bay Area’s diverse classical dance scene. Oceánica Ballet was formed in 2021 to unite people through the shared experience of dance performance as a reflection of our complex and diverse collective humanity. Our mission is to enliven the San Francisco Bay Area cultural landscape by making professional-level ballet performances accessible and relatable to Bay Area audiences. We enrich the artistic careers of locally-based, professionally trained dance artists of diverse ages, races, genders, sexual orientations, and body types. We create innovative new ballet-based dance works, and interpret classics in fresh and exciting ways.

Oceánica Ballet, Inc. has incorporated as a charitable nonprofit corporation and is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Tickets on sale on line through VBO Tickets. Tickets include admission to the Museum.