McAllister Museum of Aviation
Maintaining Charlie’s Legacy in Yakima
The McAllister Museum of Aviation is the leading preservationist and educator of aviation history in Central Washington
Happy New Year to all. Welcome in 2018 with us.
- Thu11Jan20184:00 pmMuseum
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- Fri18May201812:00 pm
- Wed20Jun201812:00 pm
- Sat07Jul201810:00 am2008 S. 16th Ave/east end of the Yakima airport
Join us on Saturday, July 7 for the first aircraft in our summer program. Aircraft presentation begins promptly at 10 am. This week's aircraft is a Stearman biplane owned and operated by Ageless Aviation Dream Flights. AADF flies around the country giving free rides to veterans in long term care facilities. They graciously agreed to be in our summer program even though they finished their veterans' rides earlier this summer. Come out this Saturday and support this great veterans' program!
- Sat14Jul201810:00 am2008 S. 16th Ave/east end of the Yakima airport
Join us on Saturday, July 14 for week two of our summer airplane program. This week's aircraft is a P-51 Mustang, model D operated by Erickson Museum in Madras, OR. Aircraft presentation begins promptly at 10 am. After the 10:00 presentation the airplane will be giving pre-purchased rides for the rest of the day and leaving at approx. 5:00 pm. Come out this Saturday and see a great warbird!!
- Sat21Jul201810:00 am2008 S. 16th Ave/east end of the Yakima airport
Join us on Saturday, July 21 for the third aircraft in our summer program. This week's airplane is an Esqual, owned and operated by Dick Pingrey. An Esqual is a low wing monoplane designed in Spain. It is made and sold in America as a kit airplane. Aircraft presentation begins promptly at 10 am. Come out this Saturday and see an example of what you can build!!
UPDATE--due to technical difficulties we will not be showing the Esqual this week. We are substituting an Ercoupe which will be shown by Mr. Pingrey. Hope to have the Esqual at a later date.
- Sat28Jul201810:00 am2008 S. 16th Ave/east end of the Yakima airport
Join us on Saturday, July 28 for the fourth aircraft in our summer program. This week's airplane is a Cessna 182 owned by National Civil Air Patrol and currently based with the Yakima Composite Squadron of Civil Air Patrol.
Ever wondered what Civil Air Patrol (or CAP) is and does? Come in for this event and learn about CAP's role in search and rescue. Find out about their cadet programs (open to young adults, male and female, ages 12-21). But Civil Air Patrol isn't just for young adults--adults ages 22 and up can also join CAP. Come out this Saturday and find out more about this long running (since 1941) public service organization. Presentation begins promptly at 10 am.
- Sat11Aug20188 am - 4 pm2008 S. 16th Ave/east end of the Yakima airport
This Saturday, August 11, we will NOT have an airplane demonstration. We will be holding a yard sale to raise funds for our display area. The Museum will be closed except for fuel sales and the yard sale. Hope to see you this Saturday.
- Sun11Nov201810 am - 3 pm2008 S. 16th Ave.
On Sunday, November 11, McAllister Museum will host our annual Veterans' Day "Coffee and Cookies" here at the museum from 10 am till 3 pm. In addition to our regular displays we will have a number of military uniforms from different branches of the service dating from WWI to present day. As usual we will be offering coffee and cookies for refreshments. Come join us for what is always a well-attended event.
- Wed30Jan201912:00 pm2008 S. 16th Ave/east end of the Yakima airport
- Mon11Nov201910 am - 4 pm 2008 S. 16th Ave/east end of the Yakima airport
Please join us to celebrate Veterans' Day and the Museum's Twentieth Anniversary on Monday, November 11th. We will be displaying lots of military uniforms as well as remembering Museum member veterans who have passed. As usual we will have refreshments throughout the day. All Veterans and the public are invited.
Special events include--
- 1:00 pm members of the Yakima Community Band will be performing a patriotic concert in our new hangar.
- 2:00 pm the Yakama Warriors will join us for the dedication of our Native Americans in Aviation diorama (located in our original building).
- watch for further updates
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