Picture of Aircraft at the Air Zoo in Michigan

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Open Cockpits

Each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in February, Air Zoo guests will have the unique opportunity to sit in the cockpits of some of the most famous aircraft in history! Don't miss this amazing chance to "climb behind the stick" and get a true "pilot's eye" view of history!

The Air Zoo's open cockpit experience is FREE with your paid admission and offers great photo opportunities. Restrictions apply, see below.


Friday, Feb. 22 – Sunday, Feb. 24 (Week 4)

Flight Discovery Center                                Cirrus VK-30

Flight Innovation Center                               Ford Tri-Motor + Bonus LOOK ONLY Hispano Aviación HA-1112 Buchon

Flight Innovation Center East Wing          Douglas AD-4NA Skyraider (schedule change from Feb. 1-3)


Due to the varying engineering and design elements, a weight restriction of 250 pounds is placed on each aircraft. Visitors must also have the ability to enter and exit the aircraft unassisted. Children wishing to sit in the aircraft must be supervised by their parents/guardians.

Date & Time

February 22, 2019 - February 24, 2019

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