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The New England Air Museum, Open Cockpit

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The New England Air Museum will host its fall 2019 Open Cockpit and Touch A Truck event designed for children of all ages on Saturday, October 12th. On display will be Planes, Trucks, and Rescue Vehicles for our guests to experience up close. Sit in the drivers’ seat of heavy equipment from the following industries: aviation, construction, 1st responders and the military.

Visitors will also have the chance to climb aboard historic aircraft including a WWII P-47 Thunderbolt, F-100 Super Sabre, and several vintage helicopters.

Other activities include flight simulators and the opportunity to construct your own flying machine during the Build and Fly activity. Feel free to bring a picnic lunch and utilize our outside seating

The day’s activities will run from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with the Museum and the Wings ‘n Things Gift Shop staying open until 5:00 p.m.

Sneakers or rubber-soled shoes are recommended.


October 12
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


New England Air Museum
36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096
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(860) 623-3305