June 4, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm


Saturday, June 4
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Helifest showcases military, rescue, private and commercial helicopters. These aircraft are used for everything from traffic reports and power line maintenance to cliff rescues and national defense. Helicopters from around the western region will be on static display.

Participating aircraft scheduled to appear include:

  • CH-47 Boeing “Chinook”
  • Bell UH-1 Iroquois “Huey”
  • EC-145
  • UH-60 Seahawk
  • HH-65 Dolphin
  • Agusta A109
  • Bell 47
  • Robinson R-22, R-44
  • And more!

Note:  Appearance by military aircraft is subject to change or cancellation due to squadron maintenance issues or deployment priorities.

Event is included with Museum admission—no charge to Museum Members! Capacity is limited and advanced ticket purchase is recommended.

Purchase advance tickets through EventBrite.
Be sure to select “Saturday, June 4” date.

Special Presentations

11:00 am – “So You Want Be A Helicopter Pilot?” by Cameron Rolfe
1:00 pm – “Military Helicopters” by Faride Khalaf

Things To Do

10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Penguin Build-a-Plane

10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Take Apart Model Planes
Cessna Finger Painting

11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Invention Lab
Flight Sim Zone
FMX Flight Simulator

11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Drone Plex