Special Events

WAI Military Day

Wednesday, March 12
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: $35

Spend the day celebrating San Diego military aviation with a visit to Naval Air Station North Island, the birthplace of naval aviation. View current military aircraft and meet pilots, aircrew and mechanics. Then cross the bay to the USS Midway Museum. Midway was an aircraft carrier, from the end of WWII through 1991. The Coast Guard will demonstrate water training. Join other WAI Conference participants and study the daily routines of real-time naval operations. Transportation included. (Lunch is on your own.)

King Schools Facility Tour

Thursday, March 13
Time TBD
Cost: Free

A behind-the-scene tour of the King Schools’ facility is available only to those who register for the tour on-site in San Diego, Wednesday March 12. Audition in front of the famous Blue Screen and carry home a special souvenir. Plan to be in San Diego by March 12 if you want to participate.

San Diego Air & Space Museum Reception & Gala Event

Friday, March 14
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cost: $50

Come join us for much more than a tour of the San Diego Air & Space Museum. Get ready for a star-studded reception that includes a chance to meet aviation pioneers who have cut the paths that we all tread today. The museum includes a new Women of Flight: Aerobatics exhibit that features historic and contemporary imagery and artifacts from Julie Clark and Patti Wagstaff, including video clips highlighting the women, aircraft and aerobatic maneuvers. The featured artifact of the exhibit is the Pitts Special, a popular aerobatic aircraft that thrilled spectators at air shows around the world. Want to say thank you to that special person who has made it easier for you to reach the career goals you dream of and enjoy some great food? Sign up for the Reception and Gala today. Transportation included.