Posted by David on June 18, 2009 05:15 PM
While flight sim fans eagerly await the coming release of Rise of Flight
, they might want to appease their WWI cravings this weekend by visiting the Pioneer Flight Museum's "Air Fair Fly-In"
, which is being held Saturday June 20, 2009 at the Old Kingsbury Aerodrome on
Farm Road 1104 in
The museum itself is housed in an original WWI hangar and is home to a Bleriot Model XI, Fokker Dr.I Triplane, Fokker D.VII, and an original Thomas-Morse S-4C Scout, the only flyable original S-4C in existence, rotary engine and all. There's also many "golden era" flyers to check out.
The museum seems to be quite active in its restoration projects as well, and very willing to accept volunteers of all skill levels. So if you live anywhere nearby, this is a good time to check it out!
For those who can't go, you're sure to find pictures
of the event on the internet.
I'm even considering going to this one, time permitting! It should really be a fun event.UPDATE: just a heads-up, as this is a fly-in and NOT an airshow. I misstated its description earlier. There WILL be aircraft flying, but there's no scheduled events. "Gates open at 9:00 AM, and we close about 4:00 PM."
(via Lone Star Ace
on the SimHQ forums)