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*NEWS RELEASE*
September 7, 2018

Hill Aerospace Museum to Host Open Aircraft Day with SR-71 Pilots & Crew

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The Hill Aerospace Museum is hosting its annual Open Aircraft Day on Saturday, September 29 from 10:00 am – 4:30 pm on the Museum grounds outside of Hill Air Force Base. Admission is free and open to the public.

A rare opportunity, this year the Museum is hosting more than twenty SR-71 Pilots, RSOs and Crew that will hold panel discussions about their Blackbird experiences for the public. Furthermore, SR-71 crew members will provide up-close tours of the airframe throughout the day.

The special event will also include: food trucks, live music, Hill Air Force Base unit demonstrations and displays, plus a chance to explore several aircraft open to the public only for this event.

Open aircraft will include such museum pieces as the SR-71, C-130, A-10, F-16, F-15, B-17, P-47, C-140, JN-4, H-3, H-53, and more.
A variety of food trucks will be on hand for attendees to purchase food and drinks. The Ogden Concert Band and rock band “Article 15” will entertain guests throughout the day.

The Museum is located outside the Roy Gate at 7961 Wardleigh Road, Building 1955, Hill AFB, Utah. Patrons can easily access the Museum from I-15, exit 338.

Author: Robb S. Alexander, Jr., Executive Director, Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah

Office: (801) 825-5936; robbalexander@aerospaceutah.org
Contact: Aaron Clark, Director, Hill Aerospace Museum
Office: (801) 777-5706; aaron.clark.10@us.af.mil

Museum Open Aircraft Day flyer 2018

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