Aviation Day 2019
We have set the final dates for our 2019 Aviation Day event, Aug 17th and 18th!
The event plan is nearly complete, click over on the right for the 2019 flyer, and be sure to click on the link below to watch the YouTube video.
Hat tip to Brittney for this video preview of the 2019 planned events to date. Click here for the most recent update
The Spirit Of Freedom, a C-54 cargo aircraft of the type used in the 1948-49 Berlin Airlift will be returning. 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the final mission flown by the US and allied nations in their successful effort to save a starving Berlin, a historical event that should forever be remembered.(click here for more about the Berlin Airlift) On Sunday the 18th, the C-54 will recreate a candy drop for kids to participate in. And be ready with your camera, you will want to save the visual and audio memory of the Spirit Of Freedom lifting off the runway and returning to land! Click here for a short video of a previous candy drop.
The Stearman biplane will be available for rides again, as will the EAA Young Eagles for qualified kids, and the charitable rides will also be back in various aircraft, the price will remain at 25 dollars per person. The Stearman price will be more, but has been very affordable in the past, a downright bargain as Stearman rides go. NEW INFO 8-12-19, the Stearman may have to cancel but will be replaced with a similar open cockpit radial engine biplane, a 1928 Travel Air, Miss Marianna. The lovely Travel Air can accommodate two passengers in the front seat with limitations (375 pounds total for two passengers, and 275 pounds for one passenger), for more information please visit their web site and Facebook pages.
Battle 4 Warriorz Inc will be hosting a Plane Pull 4 Freedom Contest on Friday, August 16th at 5:pm. Click here for more info on their Facebook page!
Click on the picture above to see more of them from past events