Torpedo Camp is a half day Camp held both morning and afternoon focusing on the Stockton Field Aviation Museum's restored 1945 Lockheed PV-2D Harpoon Navy patrol bomber. You start the Camp by gathering at the WWII Memorial in front of the Stockton Metropolitan Airport terminal, and end the day with a scenic flight to the different Naval facilities around the San Francisco Bay Area.
Explore each part of the crew positions in the aircraft and their roles, as well as the aircraft's role in the Pacific Theater during WWII. This unique aerial tour
Torpedo Camp™ is held Friday May 31, just after Bomber Camp™. It is a 1/2 day camp held morning and afternoon focusing on the Stockton Field Aviation Museum's fully restored 1945 Lockheed PV-2D Harpoon patrol bomber. Gather at the WWII Memorial in front of the Stockton Airport terminal. Attendees must arrange travel to Stockton Airport and be fed and ready for transport at 10:00am (morning camp) or 3:00pm (afternoon camp). Daytime parking at the airport is free. You will be returned to this spot when your flight is done.
Camp starts with the history of the plane and its operation in the Pacific Theater, followed by an in-depth tour of the crew stations and explanation of its equipment, concluding with a unique aerial tour of current and former Naval facilities in and around the San Francisco Bay Area. The flight culminates with passes around San Francisco and the Golden Gate bridge which, for the afternoon flight, will occur in the warm glow of the sun setting over the Pacific Ocean. Flights are limited. Choice of time is on a first come first served basis.