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!
Wednesday, January 20, 2021. 7:00 pm
Flying International Freight Amidst the Pandemic
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.
Wednesday, February 3. 7:00 pm
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!”
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.