Aviation Event Details

Saturday, Sep 08, 2018 (9:00 AM. -- 4:00 PM.)
Hagerstown, Maryland: Hagerstown Regional Airport (HGR)
Wings and Wheels Expo 2018
Tell a Friend About This Event
Wings and Wheels Expo 2018 Saturday September 8, 2018, 9am to 4pm Hagerstown Regional Airport Fairchild Aircraft Reunion featuring A-10 Homecoming! Fairchild A-10C Thunderbolt II "Warthogs" are flying into the Wings and Wheels Expo from the Maryland Air National Guard! Over 700 Fairchild A-10s were assembled in Hagerstown, Maryland from 1976 to 1984. Bring the family out to the Wings & Wheels Expo at the Hagerstown Regional Airport to climb aboard and sit in the cockpit of the Hagerstown Aviation Museum's historic Fairchild C-82 and C-119 Flying Boxcars 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 and Fairchild 24, all built in Hagerstown. The museum owns twenty historic aircraft, fourteen of which were built in Hagerstown. Step back in time and experience a memorable flight in the 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 a $100 donation, you too can experience the thrill of open cockpit flying. The museum plans to have rides available at 9am, weather permitting. Take a flight in the Delaware Aviation Museum WWII Bomber B-25 "Panchito" ! Rides available all day. Sign up for the B-25 ride here: http://www.delawareaviationmuseum.org/damf/warbird_rides.html The Air Heritage Museum's Fairchild C-123K "Thunder Pig" will be on display with walk through tours. Cruise-In: See vintage cars, trucks, military vehicles, fire trucks and more! See airport fire and rescue trucks along with heavy equipment. The New Horizons Band will present a concert of patriotic and march music at 1pm. Learn about careers in aviation from the Pittsburgh Intitute of Aeronautics and other businesses on the airport. FREE admission/donations accepted. Museum merchandise, books, DVDs, hats, toys for sale. FREE museum aircraft collection poster for all guests. Breakfast and Lunch will be available. Event Location: Hagerstown Regional Airport 18434 Showalter Rd, Hagerstown, MD 21742. Follow signs. For more information visit: www.wingsandwheelsexpo.com or the museum Facebook page or call 301-733-8717

Airport Information:
Hagerstown Regional Airport (HGR)
More info from AirNav.com

Contact - Phil Ridenour

Phone - 240-313-2764

Website - www.wingsandwheelsexpo.com

Email - Send an e-mail

Wings And Wheels Expo 2018

Hagerstown Regional Airport (HGR)

18434 Showalter Rd

Hagerstown, Maryland 21742