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Open Cockpit Day & Wings and Wheels Model Display
The Museum will hold two events on Sunday, Janurary 19th.
The Museum will hold an Open Cockpit Day where visitors will be permitted to climb into the cockpits of up to twelve aircraft. The aircraft to be open include the famous P-47 Thunderbolt of WWII, the North American F-100 Super Sabre, a DC-3 airliner, several helicopters and more.
The Museum also will feature a model display presented by the Western New England Chapter of the Wings and Wheels Model ClubM. This scale model show will feature hundreds of model airplanes, military vehicles, figures, ship and cars. There will be ongoing demonstrations by modelers who will be working on and building models throughout the day.
There also will be hands on activities for the enjoyment of the younger visitors during the event. For the convenience of all, a food vendor will be on site serving sandwiches, snacks and hot & cold drinks. The event will be held inside the Museum’s three large, heated display hangars.
The Open Cockpit program runs from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with the Museum and Gift Shop staying open until 5:00 PM. Sneakers or rubber-soled shoes are recommended.
For more information, visit www.neam.org or call (860) 623-3305.