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Specialty Tour: Aircraft Carrier Air Operations Tour (Pilot’s Perspective)

September 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm PDT

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until September 10, 2019

Aircraft Carrier Air Operations Tour (Pilot’s Perspective)

Join a veteran carrier pilot on a 3 to 3.5 hour tour and explore the ship and her spaces from the perspective of a pilot! This tour incorporates a discussion and tour of specific spaces of the ship that deal with air operations and the interaction the pilot has with each of those areas. It would include the air group, squadrons, detachments of different squadron’s (sharing of ready rooms), and how they interacted with each other.

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Spaces Visited May Include

  • Forward Catapult room
  • Bomb locker/Torpedo locker
  • Wardroom
  • Sick Bay
  • Ready Room 4
  • Pilots staterooms
  • Clementine & Flight gear display
  • Cockpit manning
  • Flight Deck tour
  • Flight deck control
  •  Primary flight control
  • Aerology
  • Combat Information Center
  • Arresting gear room


The tour takes place the first Tuesday of every month and starts at 10 AM.


$20.00 per person
Advance reservations and payment required. No physical tickets will be mailed out. These tours are “Will Call” only.


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