Frank Robinson

Frank Robinson - California Aviation Hall of FameYear Inducted: 2014

Frank was the youngest of four children. He grew up during the depression and as a young man, he worked his way through college focusing his education on helicopter design. In 1957, he earned a BSME degree from the University of Washington and later attended graduate school at the University of Wichita. Robinson began his career in 1957 at the Cessna Aircraft Company working on the CH-1 Skyhook helicopter. In 1969, he moved to to Hughes Helicopter Company to work on a variety of R&D projects. Robinson resigned from Hughes and in 1973 founded Robinson Helicopter Company.


Hours of operation

The Museum is currently operating on it's Fall - Winter hours. We are open Friday - Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM (last entry at 4:30 PM)

PLEASE TAKE NOTE THAT THE MUSEUM WILL CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC ON THE FOLLOWING DATES IN ORDER TO ACCOMMODATE PRIVATE EVENTS:

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4

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Special Offer!

On Fridays, the "MaxFlight Special" includes one adult admission and one MaxFlight Simulator ticket, an $18 value, for $12. Children’s MaxFlight Special is $8, normally a $14 value.

All riders must be at least 48 inches tall.

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