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Monday, August 24, 2009

Meet an Astronaut or Check Out a Helicopter at AirFair 100! Saturday, August 29

We love the College Park Aviation Museum (read my previous post here). If you, too, are a big fan of the museum or especially if you have never been there, you'll definitely want plan to visit on Saturday, August 29 for AirFair 100!

Highlights of this exciting day include: airplane & helicopter rides (15-20 minute rides; $40 per person for the helicopter and $15 per person for the airplane; adults must have government issued ID), aircraft displays, a hot air balloon, children’s activities, food and craft vendors, entertainment and refreshments. A 1909 Wright Military Flyer--the plane that started it all!--will be unveiled at the AirFair. You can also meet an astronaut, Joe Edwards, a veteran of two space shuttle missions.

Airshow performers will include: Misty Blues Skydiving Team; Greg Koontz, The Flying Farmer and Decathlon Aerobatics; Kevin Russo, T-6 Texan; Otto the Helicopter; Bob Essell of Ultralight Wingwalking; and, Dan Buchanan doing Hang Glider aerobatics.

Be sure to bring along an envelope or post card--you will get a special airmail cancellation commemorating 100 years of exciting aviation history.

Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for those ages 2-17.

Note: this is a cash only event; food vendors, additional activities (like airplane rides) and admission must be paid in cash.

Additional Details:

AirFair 100!
Saturday, August 29, 10am-5pm

College Park Aviation Museum
1985 Corporal Frank Scott Drive
College Park, MD 20740

For directions click here.


Phone: 301-209-1390

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