San Carlos, California: Hiller Aviation Museum

Experimental aircraft on display include the Rotorcycle collapsible helicopter and the flying platform.

Address:
601 Skyway Rd, San Carlos, CA
Directions:
From San Francisco, Hwy 101 south, take Holly Street/Redwood Shores Pkwy exit. Go east onto Redwood Shores Pkwy. Turn right onto Airport Road. Turn right onto Skyway Road.
Hours:
Daily 10 am - 5 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
650-654-0200
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Hiller Aviation Museum - Only Surviving SST

The Boeing SST mockup section has made its way to the Museum of Flight Restoration Center, near Seattle, Washington.

[Kara, 05/08/2016]

The mockup is the only surviving piece of the American SST, a supersonic airliner that was cancelled before production could begin. The Museum of Flight will be a more fitting home for it, because Seattle is where it was built.

Flying platform.

Hiller Aviation Museum - Only Surviving SST

Hiller Aviation Museum exhibits -- goid for a 2-3 hour stop. On the flight simulator, try to fly under the Golden Gate Bridge.

[Ken, 07/25/2010]

Exhibits include the mockup for the Boeing SST (never-completed rival to the supersonic Concord), Rotorcycle collapsible helicopter, and the flying platform.


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