Events

Seasonal Event

Open Cockpit Day
April-October—Every third Saturday

On every third Saturday of the month, between April and October, the museum opens up some of its more impressive planes for guided tours. These aircraft will be opened to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. if weather permits and tour guides are available.

Open Cockpit Day - 2018

Open Cockpit Day

Event Date: Multiple dates, check below
Location: Air Mobility Command Museum
Address: 1301 Heritage Rd, Dover AFB, DE 19902

The Air Mobility Command Museum is starting its 2019 Open Cockpit Day on Saturday, April 20. This event is repeated every third Saturday of the month through October.

Open Cockpit Day provides the public full access to many of the museum’s aircraft from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. if weather permits and tour guides are available. Tour guides are stationed in the open aircraft to describe the history of the planes and their missions. They are often retired crew members of these airplanes so their descriptions are from personal experience and bring the aircraft to life for visitors.

Dates

April 20th, May 18th, June 15th, July 20th, August 17th, September 21st, October 19th

Additional Information

For more information please email Johnny Taylor, Director. You may request a tour of an aircraft on a day other than Open Cockpit Day by emailing Paul George, Tour Scheduler. (Aircraft that may not be toured: A-26, B-17, C-45, CG-4A, HH-43, F-101, F-106, TG-4, BT-13, PT-17, and T-33)

2019 Aviation Summer Camp

2019 Aviation Summer Camp

Event Date: Multiple dates, check below
Location: Air Mobility Command Museum
Address: 1301 Heritage Rd, Dover AFB, DE 19902
Date Morning Afternoon
10–14 June Closed/Full Closed/Full
24–28 June Closed/Full Closed/Full
8–12 July Closed/Full Closed/Full
5–9 August Closed/Full Closed/Full

The AMC Museum’s educational summer camp is for children interested in aeronautics and the U.S. Air Force. They will learn the history and science of flight, learn to fly in a simulator, and pre-flight an actual aircraft. They’ll also see what it’s like in a working air traffic control tower on base, get a weather briefing, talk to a pilot and loadmaster, and go on a digital scavenger hunt!

A unique feature of this summer camp is the option of a flight in a Dover AFB aero club plane around the base flight pattern for only $25. ( Continue Reading… )