Flying Heritage Combat Armor Museum Announces October Family Programming

The Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum will be holding the grand opening for their third state-of-the-art museum building on November 10th, 2018. See the link for details. (photo via FH&CAM)
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The Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum announces an array of programs for the month of October that are perfect for the whole family. With a focus on fun and education, visitors can enjoy a variety of events that highlight the museum’s prestigious collection of historic aircraft and artifacts.

From interactive exhibits to engaging workshops, there’s something for everyone to discover and enjoy at the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum this October.

  • Kettenkrad and Sherman Demonstrations| Hosted on Friday, October 16, 2023 | 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. PST, this demonstration will consist of the famous Sherman tank used by the United States in WWII and the Kettenkrad Tracked Motorbike used by German forces during WWII, both vehicles will be mobile during demonstration times.
  • Battle of Britain Tour | Hosted on Saturday, October 14, 2023 | 10:30 a.m. PST, you can join a guided tour that focuses on the Battle of Britain, the famous air battle of WWII, and examine some of the aircraft that saw combat during this conflict.
  • Warring Nations Weapons Technology Tour | Hosted on Sunday, October 15, 2023 | 2 p.m. PST, you can join a guided tour to examine the evolution of technology in different countries throughout WWII and how that is reflected in the aircraft and vehicles at the museum.
  • Evolution of American Armor in WWII Tour | Hosted on Thursday, October 19, 2023 | 2 p.m. PST, you can tour a wide range of tanks and additional vehicles used by the United States forces during WWII.
  • P-51 and Storch Runup | Hosted on Thursday, October 26, 2023 | 2 p.m. PST, you can witness as these famous aircraft start up and taxi on the paved area around the Flying Heritage and Combat Armor Museum hangars.


The Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum’s Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vc AR614 undergoing maintenance in one of the institution’s hangars some years ago. (photo by Kenneth John Gill via Wikimedia)

October Highlights

Night Witches, Focke-Werewulfs & Warbirds

Join the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum on October 28, 2023, for a Halloween celebration that’s perfect for the whole family. Get ready for a day of aircraft-inspired fun and entertainment, with a range of on-site activities that will be available at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. PST. Be sure to dress up in a creative costume, as there will be door prizes up for grabs. Trick-or-treat the way through an aircraft and explore the haunted house hangers, get a face painting, and let the kids enjoy the activity station. Don’t miss out on the fun – visit the website to purchase your ticket today!

Rusty Relics

The FHCAM mechanic team has curated a special exhibit, available for a limited time during the month of October. The collection includes a variety of artifact pieces and parts in their original, unaltered state, rarely seen by the public. This unique showcase is sure to leave a lasting impression on visitors. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting the website.

About Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum

Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum (FHCAM) is a 501 (c)(3) committed to educating visitors about the rare, historic aircraft, vehicles, and artifacts in its collection, which are a testament to the era’s engineering skill and humanity’s spirit during the world conflicts of the 20th century.  The museum is committed to proving complete authenticity in all of our artifacts. This includes all aspects of the mechanical systems and all paint schemes and markings. FHCAM strives to make the operations and appearance as original as possible to the time when the aircraft, tank, or other machine was first utilized. To keep up with future events or learn more, please visit



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