Welcome to the
Pacific Coast Air Museum!
Located at the
Charles M Schulz-Sonoma County Airport
One Air Museum Way
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Just off N. Laughlin Road
New TSA Rules Threaten PCAM Shut-Down
Members with AOA Badges are Urgently Needed to Keep an Eye on our Fencelines
The Transportation Safety Administration, part of the Department of Homeland Security, has now mandated that a PCAM member with an AOA badge must be out on our field during open hours when the general public is on our field.
IF WE ARE UNABLE TO ABIDE BY THESE RULES OR IF WE FAIL TO HAVE SUCH A PERSON ON SITE, THEY COULD CLOSE US DOWN.
This is no joke. The TSA already checked on us late in February, 2015. We urgently need members who are AOA badge holders to come to the Museum and simply watch the fence between us and the rest of the airport for a couple hours.
March 18, 2015
A Conversation with Roy Mize, Early Aviation Historian
In aviation’s early days there were many pioneers. One of the most famous pilots wasn’t known for his flying but for entertainment and incredible feats of derring-do. Harry Houdini escaped from handcuffs, locked safes, and chain-covered crates tossed into a frozen river. And he wanted to build a new act - with an aeroplane. At our March 18th meeting, historian Roy Mize will tell Houdini’s story: how he bought an aeroplane, learned to fly, and set a record that put him in the history books. Roy’s presentation includes a clip from one of Houdini’s movies that includes some of the best original footage of Curtiss JN-4 flights that still exists. If time allows, he will show videos from some modern history.