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2021 Wings & Wheels

September 11, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

2021 Hagerstown Wings & Wheels Expo
Saturday, September 11, 2021 9am to 4pm
See a large display of warbirds, modern aircraft, classic cars, trucks, RC model aircraft, airplane rides, live music, local businesses and food.
This free community event is a great day for the family to visit the airport and learn more about Hagerstown’s aviation Past, Present, and Future.
Bring the family out to the Hagerstown Regional Airport to climb aboard the Hagerstown Aviation Museum’s historic Fairchild C-82 and C-119 Flying Boxcars, C-123K Provider, and PT-26 WWII trainer aircraft. See exhibits and other museum aircraft such as the 1928 Kreider Reisner KR-31 biplane, 1943 Fairchild PT-19 WWII Trainer, Fairchild 22, Fairchild 24, all built in Hagerstown. The museum owns twenty-three historic aircraft, fifteen of which were built in Hagerstown.
View and walk through the Air Heritage Museum’s Fairchild C-123K ‘Thunder Pig,’ the last flying C-123K.
Take a Flight into History!
Visitors can step back in time and experience a memorable flight in the Hagerstown Aviation Museum’s 1943 Fairchild PT-19 Primary Trainer! Thousands of allied pilots earned their wings during WWII in this historic aircraft built by Fairchild Aircraft seventy years ago in Hagerstown, Maryland. By making just a $150 donation, visitors can experience the thrill of open cockpit flying! Flights are first come, first served, and weather permitting. Sign up for PT-19 rides at the museum gift shop trailer in the Dome Hangar.
Take a flight on a North American B-25 “Mitchell” bomber! The Delaware Aviation Museum’s B-25 Mitchell Bomber “Panchito” will be with us during the 2021 Wings and Wheels Expo. Ride info: https://www.delawareaviationmuseum.org/…/warbird_rides
See Hagerstown Airport from the air in either the WWII TBM Avenger “Doris May” or Stinson L-5 “Gayle Ann” as rides will be available in both aircraft. Pre-purchase your tickets here: https://bit.ly/35wdBY9
Experimental Aircraft Association EAA Chapter 36 will offer Young Eagle Rides for Youth! Weather permitting, children ages 8-17 can take a free flight. Flights last approximately 15 minutes and involve an aerial tour of the local area. First come, first flown. Parents/Legal Guardians must be present to approve their youth to fly and sign the required paperwork.
See Hagerstown Regional Airport businesses, airport maintenance, and firefighting equipment exhibits, and private aircraft displays.
The Civil Air Patrol and other organizations will have exhibits and aircraft on display.
The Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics display will provide visitors with information about career training opportunities.
The Expo will include a Cruise-In of antique and classic cars, trucks, and motorcycles! Owners can bring their vehicle for free registration, and the first 100 vehicles receive a custom dash plaque! Donations welcome!
Also, see fire, law enforcement, rescue, construction, historic military, and other vehicles.
The New Horizons Band will perform patriotic and big band tunes in the museum hangar from 12 noon to 1pm.
Lunch and Ice Cream available from Local Vendors
FREE admission. Donations welcome. Your donations will support future museum events and help rehabilitate the museum’s new home in the original 1943 Fairchild Aircraft Flight Test Hangar, also known as the Dome Hangar. Learn more about this historic building and future plans at Wings & Wheels.
Museum merchandise, toys, books, DVDs, hats, T-shirts are for sale.
Event Gate Location: 14211 Basore Dr. Hagerstown MD 21742. Free parking. Follow signs.
Event information: www.WingsandWheelsExpo.com
Hagerstown Aviation Museum
www.hagerstownaviationmuseum.org
301-733-8717
info@hagerstownaviationmuseum.org
https://www.facebook.com/HagerstownAviationMuseum

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Date:
September 11, 2021
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm