August 11, 2013
Guest Speaker John J. Geoghegan, author of "Operation Storm: Japan's Top Secret Submarines and Their Plane to Change the Course of WWII"
Mr. Geoghegan described the riveting true (but little known) story of Japan's top secret plan to use a
squadron of underwater aircraft carriers a generation ahead of their time to
launch a surprise attack against the US mainland.
August 11, 2013
Cockpit Day at Oakland Aviation Museum
The morning "marine layer" gave way to beautiful blue skies as visitors enjoyed wandering among and sitting in the cockpits of OAM's aircraft.
February 23, 2013
Oakland Aviation Museum welcomes Hiller Ten99 (1099) Helicopter
Generously loaned to OAM by Hiller Aviation Museum, San Carlos, CA
January 14, 2013Thorp T-3B1 Stands at the Ready in its new Oakland Aviation Museum home.
Cessna 310Q catching some rays outside Oakland Aviation Museum
December 22, 2012
Thorp T-3B1 returns to its original home at Oakland Airport's North Field
Hiller Aviation Museum donated the Thorp T-3 to Oakland Aviation Museum. She was moved today to her new home in OAM's original Boeing School of Aeronautics hangar. The T-3 was designed at the School in the 1930s. She is a one-of-a-kind prototype military trainer.
T-3 loaded and ready to rollT-3 arriving back home
OAM Volunteers worked fast and completed loading, transport
and unloading between heavy downpours.
Pictured are OAM volunteers - along with the President/CEO of Hiller Museum
.Bill's Towing provided his vehicle and time to transport the aircraft.OAM Thanks Everyone Involved
November 3, 2012
OAM Volunteers working to bring recently donated aircraft into building
The plane is a 1990 Glasair (N94XR), built and donated by Lawrence Welter.
It is in beautiful airworthy condition, with a Lycoming I0-360-B1E engine.