Historic Flight at Kilo-7 offers a collection of the most important aircraft produced between 1927 and 1957—all restored and airborne again.

Our mission goes beyond serving as trustees of an era. We want you to experience the roar of our F8F “Wampus Cat” taking off. Watch engineers at work restoring the aircraft to flying condition. Share the rush of viewing international treasures from all angles.

Whether you’re an experienced aviator, a student of history, or a newcomer to our world, we want to spark and fuel your passion—both for aviation and for epiphanies born from hard labor. Our heroes did not leap from the bathtub shrieking, “Eureka!” They scrawled a sketch on a piece of paper. Got interested in an impossible challenge. And then they dove into the work. The reward? Innovation that astonished both them and us, and that continues to change our world.

January 17 The 1928 Flight of the Southern Cross, 7 p.m., HFF Continuing the fall/winter series on trans-continental and trans-oceanic contests and races in the 20s and 30s, Speakers Bureau member Barry Latter considers how two Australian pilots proved people could fly across the Pacific Ocean safely. It took almost a decade for Charles Kingsford-Smith and Charles Ulm to turn their vision into reality. Learning from their own and others’ experiences, the pair meticulously planned their Fokker Trimotor flight from San Francisco to Brisbane with stops in Hawaii and Fiji. To this day, mere mention of these pilots brings joy to Australians. Themes include use of technology and unique skills of the American crew. January 20 The 1928 Flight of the Southern Cross, noon, HFF Come Saturday if you can't make it on Wednesday, or come again. Introduce a friend to HFF. February 21 The 1934 MacRobertson Air Race, 7 p.m., HFF In October, 1934, the Royal Aero Club sponsored a race from London to Melbourne (approximately 11,300 miles) with the prize of $75,000 provided by Sir Macpherson Robertson. Other than five compulsory stops (Baghdad, Allahabad, Singapore, Darwin and Charleville, Queensland), the competitors could choose their own routes. Three purpose-build de Havilland DH.88 Comet racers joined seventeen other entrants with the winner crossing the finish line in under three days. Join Boeing Archivists John Fredrickson and Mike Lombardi to hear the entire story including rich annecdotes about challenges along the way. February 24 The 1934 MacRobertson Air Race, noon, HFF Join us on Saturday if you cannot come on Wednesday. February 24 and 25 35th Annual Washington Aviation Conference and Trade Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Puyallup Fairgrounds This is the kick-off event for the Northwest flying season. Enjoy 122,000 square feet of aviation displays including HFF pilots, docents, and historic reenactors in booth #724. Participate in our raffle for a free ride in B-25 "Grumpy." Members of the Speakers Bureau are featured on both Saturday and Sunday. For those with career aspirations, visit on Friday, the 23rd, to meet prospective employers. See you there! March 7 The 1937 Transpolar Flight to the United States, 7 p.m., HFF David Lednicer concludes our winter series with a tale of cutting-edge aeronautical engineering and political intrigue. In 1931, the Soviet Revolutionary Military Council directed the development of a long-range record-breaking aircraft. The ANT-25 ended up making two record breaking flights in 1937, in June from Moscow to Vancouver Washington and then in July from San Jacinto, California. March 10 The 1937 Transpolar Flight to the United States, noon, HFF David Lednicer will reprise his Wednesday presentation. May 13-18 The Centenary of Air Mail, San Diego to HFF (CAM #8) To mark one hundred years of air mail service, three Speedmails will depart San Diego's Gillespie Field on May 13 and follow the Contract Air Mail Route #8 on their way to HFF. Interim stops (and the name of the airfield specified in CAM #8) include Los Angeles (Angeles Mesa Drive Airport), Bakersfield (Meadows Field), Fresno (Chandler Field), San Jose (Alum Rock Airport), San Francisco (Crissy Army Field), Medford (Newell Barber Field), Vancouver (Pearson Army Field) and Seattle (Sand Point Airfield). Each pilot will be sworn-in as an official mail carrier and each stop will become a temporary post office. Commemorative stamps and "covers" (i.e., envelopes) will be used. During the journey, visit HFF's Facebook page and a tracking link through this website for progress reporting. Celebrate arrival of the Speedmails on the evening of the 18th. To participate in any or all of these activities, please call Visitor Services at 425.348.3200 or email visitorservices@historicflight.org.


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$15 Adult Admission
$12 Senior/Military (65+)
$10 Youth (11-17 years old)
10 and Under Free

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Ever wanted to fly in one of our aircraft? It's as easy as 1-2-3. First, click on the Membership/Donate page. Next, pick the membership level corresponding to the plane in which you would like to fly. Finally, follow the sequence to enroll. Once payment is processed, you will receive an email from Visitor Services confirming your membership and offering alternative dates for your flying adventure.