WA – Museum Returns Annual Olympic Air Show to Father’s Day Weekend
Western Washington air show season kicks off on Father’s Day Weekend at the
celebrated Olympic Air Show, hosted by the Olympic Flight Museum at the Olympia
16th anniversary event will be held June 14-15, 2014.The Olympic Air Show is recognized for its
wide variety of aircraft, from nostalgic vintage bi-planes to high-performance
jets.As one of the largest air shows in
the Pacific Northwest, the show features three hours of outstanding aerobatic
performances by visiting aircraft, in addition to the low-level aerobatic
demonstration by the museum’s own P-51D Mustang, American Beauty. The museum's FG-1D Corsair will also be debuted after a 10+ year restoration. The museum
will exhibit helicopters from its collection, including a UH-1H Huey, AH-1
Cobra, OH-6 Cayuse “Loach”, and the only flying example of a Kaman HH-43
Huskie.Military displays are represented
from most military branches and eras from WWII, Korea and Vietnam.
event features include a WWII encampment with authentic military vehicles and
uniformed personnel, an operational Vietnam Landing Zone with active flying
helicopters.The Budweiser Beer Garden,
food and merchandise vendors, and a variety of youth activities will be onsite
as well.This weekend event promises to
deliver the excitement of aerobatic demonstrations and heritage aviation that
Early hotel reservations
are highly recommended.Detailed
information, schedule and ticketing information will be available at www.olympicairshow.com in March 2014.
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