Hiller Aviation Museum

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Hiller Aviation Museum
Hiller Aviation Museum front.JPG
The front of the Hiller Aviation Museum. A Rutan Long-EZ is on the roof.
Established June 1998
Location San Carlos, California
Type Aerospace museum
Website http://www.hiller.org/

The Hiller Aviation Museum, located in San Carlos, California, USA at the San Carlos Airport, is an aircraft history museum. The museum was founded by Stanley Hiller, Jr., in June 1998.[1] and is endowed by members of the Hiller Family (owners of the Hiller Aircraft Corporation, an early helicopter pioneer). It specializes in Northern California aircraft history and helicopter history. The museum is also an affiliate within the Smithsonian Affiliations program.[2]

Permanent exhibits[edit]

This museum has more than 45 aerospace vehicles along with companion descriptive displays concerning the history of flight. Some of the exhibits include:

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Every June, the museum sponsors the Vertical Challenge Airshow, a helicopter-centred airshow at the San Carlos Airport. Other events include: "Lecture Series", "Noon Years party for Kids, "Remember when - World War II Trainer Aircraft Day" and "Yak Attack".

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Stanley Hiller Jr. -- designed helicopters, created museum as retrieved January 20, 2007.
  2. ^ "Hiller Aviation Museum". Affiliate detail. Smithsonian Affiliations. 2011. Retrieved 17 Jul 2011. 

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Coordinates: 37°30′45″N 122°15′11″W / 37.5124°N 122.2531°W / 37.5124; -122.2531