• American Airpower Museum’s Labor Day Weekend Spectacular Celebrates the End of World War II

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    American Airpower Museum’s Labor Day Weekend Spectacular Celebrates the End of World War II

     

    Farmingdale, NY, August 20, 2020 – The American Airpower Museum (AAM), Long Island’s only flying military aviation museum, will host day of precision flying by vintage military aircraft on Labor Day weekend, Saturday, September 5, 2020.  Coming off AAM’s successful Grand Reopening on August 1, 2020, these iconic aircraft return to thrill aviation fans by soaring to new heights.  The action will be from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at AAM’s Hangar 3, 1230 New Highway, Farmingdale, NY.  Come commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the End of WWII (September 2, 1945and applaud as we honotwo WWII Veterans from America’s Greatest Generation.  Our WWII bombers and fighters are back with exciting, family-friendly flight demonstrations guaranteed to entertain aviation fans of all ages!  

     

    Join us September 5th for a special ceremony as we honor two WWII Veterans.  Watch in awe as WWII and other vintage aircraft depart from AAM’s ramp and take to the skies to perform high-speed flyovers over Republic Airport, creating super camera-ready opportunities for all you photogs out there! These flights will feature AAM’s Grumman TBM Avenger (torpedo bomber), two North American T-6 Texans, the AT28D5 Nomad Vietnam War Fighter, WACO Biplane and as added attractions, two cold war era L-39 Russian jet fighters!  In addition, AAM’s B-25 Mitchell Bomber, which recently had a complete maintenance, will be on the tarmac to fire up its mighty engines!  Plus there will be tours of AAM’s A-10 Warthog Fighter Jet.

     

    Each flight performance will be narrated over our public address system by Lawrence Starr, AAM Manager.  In between each flight, you can get up close and personal with the museum’s fleet of WWII aircraft, jet fighters and exhibits Admission for Adults is $13, Seniors & Veterans $10 and Children $8.  Due to the need for social distancing, admission will be limited to first come/first served and a maximum attendance of 150 persons will be allowed on the outdoor ramp area.  Visitors will be required to wear face masks and have temperatures digitally taken at the entranceSo bring your own lunch, hang out and enjoy the AAM experience!  

     

    If you can’t join us on September 5th, please help AAM offset major financial losses incurred during our Covid-19 shutdown, by using a secure PayPal link atwww.americanairpowermuseum.com/donate/ to make a tax-deductible contribution -- NO AMOUNT IS TOO SMALL -- or for more information on corporate donations, call Jacky Clyman, AAM executive vice president, at (917) 690-1965 or jacky@cockpitusa.com

     

    The American Airpower Museum is an aviation museum located on the landmarked former site of Republic Aviation at Republic Airport, Farmingdale, NY.  The Museum maintains a collection of aviation artifacts and an array of aircraft spanning the many years of the aircraft factory's history.  The Museum is a 501 (c) (3) Nonprofit Educational Foundation.

     

    The American Airpower Museum - "Where aviation history takes flight!"

    Hangar 3, 1230 New Highway, Farmingdale, NY 11735 - (631) 293-6398

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