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The New England Air Museum, Open Cockpit

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EST

Saturday will be the first open cockpit event for the new year at the New England Air Museum. The Museum will be partnering with Beardsley Zoo and Old New-Gate Prison for a soaring good time! This is the first time that the Museum will pair its very popular open cockpit event with Animals in Flight. Educational sessions will be held at 11:00am and 1:00pm, with Beardsley Zoo Educators bringing science to life with their interactive aviary demonstrations. Old New-Gate Prison will be onsite with bat themed activities and educational information on how bats help our environment.

This event will also include: climb aboard experiences in historic aircraft; flight simulators; hands-on Themed Build & Fly Challenges, and much more! A variety of aircraft will be open for visitors including the WWII era Republic P-47D, the Vietnam War era Bell UH-1B “Huey” helicopter, as well as supersonic jet fighters including the North American F-100 Super Sabre jet fighter and the Lockheed F-104C Starfighter.

This event will also include; climb aboard experiences in historic aircraft; flight simulators; hands-on Build & Fly Challenges, and much more! A variety of aircraft will be open for visitors including the WWII era Republic P-47D, the Vietnam War era Bell UH-1B “Huey” helicopter, as well as supersonic jet fighters including the North American F-100 Super Sabre jet fighter and the Lockheed F-104C Starfighter.

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.

Details

Date:
January 18
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Venue

New England Air Museum
36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096
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Phone:
(860) 623-3305
Website:
www.neam.org