Open Cockpit: H-34 Choctaw Helicopter

Look inside this classic utility helicopter!

H-34 Choctaw Helicopter

Look inside this vintage aircraft, and learn about its history from the crew who has lovingly restored it.

The H-34 was the last of the really powerful piston-engined helicopters built in the US. It saw extensive use as a submarine chaser, utility/liaison, troop transport, airborne ambulance, cargo ship, and even gunship. This one served with Air America during the Vietnam War.

Find out more about the H-34 Choctaw.

Open Cockpit weekends at the Pacific Coast Air Museum are your chance to get up close to selected aircraft and look inside. We raise the canopies and open the doors to give you an unobstructed view so you can see what a genuine fighter plane, attack plane, transport, helicopter, or other type is like from the inside!

Don’t Miss the Next Open Cockpit Weekend

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Open Cockpit: Acemaker Weekend, November 18-19

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - Sunday, November 19, 2017

Look inside some of our classic aircraft!

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Open Cockpit: December 16

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Look inside these historic aircraft!

Date

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - Sunday, March 19, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

LOCATION

One Air Museum Way

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COST

Standard Museum entry donations apply.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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2017 Toys for Tots Donation Drive
Monday, November 13, 2017 - Sunday, December 10, 2017

PCAM and Marine Corps League Detachment 686 are collecting toys for fire victims. Donate and get a free Museum admission!

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Open Cockpit: Acemaker Weekend, November 18-19
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - Sunday, November 19, 2017

Look inside some of our classic aircraft!

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20% Off at PCAM Gift Shop on Black Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Friday, November 24, 2017 - Sunday, November 26, 2017

Only November 24, 25, & 26!