Plane Talk

Plane Talk Lecture Series


The Hill Aerospace Museum hosts a plane talk series featuring speakers related to heritage of Hill Air Force Base, the United States Air Force, other military branches, and many other subjects related aerospace and the defense industry. Plane Talk began at the Hill Aerospace Museum more than twenty years ago. The speaker series has usually taken place at the Hill Aerospace Museum each Saturday during the fall and winter months. The series has featured hundreds of notable speakers including Senator Garn, former Viet Nam prisoner of war, Col. Jay Hess, Rear Admiral Jerry Taylor, Col. Robert H. Hinckley, former USAF SAC Commander, Gen. Russell Dougherty, former Hill AFB Commander, Gen.Marc Reynolds and many more.


Plane Talk begins at 1:00 pm in the Hill Aerospace Museum auditorium.


October 2017


October 7          1:00 pm           Bill Shepard                    Retired USAF – Pilot

October 14        1:00 pm           Robert Hanrahan         Retired USAF — F-4 Navigator

October 21        1:00 pm           Gil Bertelson                 Retired USAF – SR-71 Pilot

October 28        1:00 pm           Barry Axelron               Retired USAF – Minuteman Missiles