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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

WHEELS UP! at the Virginia Museum of Transportation

It’s WHEELS UP! At the Virginia Museum of Transportation on SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2012

Come celebrate the Grand Opening of the Wings Over Virginia Aviation Gallery between 10 am and 5 pm. 

Fun for the entire family! Learn to fly in a flight simulator. Meet a NASA Astronaut. Learn about hot air balloons, kites and how medical personnel take to the air. Learn about women aviators during WWII. Learn to make awesome paper airplanes. Take a scavenger hunt through the Wings Over Virginia Gallery.

$5 per person. Members and infants 2 and under admitted free.

FREE parking for the day in the Brandon Parking Lot.


About the Wings Over Virginia Aviation Gallery:

The Wings Over Virginia Aviation Gallery traces the history and future of aviation in Virginia. Explore hands-on exhibits and videos to understand the science of flight and aviation technology. Listen to the heroic stories of our region's military and civilian aviators who have impacted our history. Learn about the air ambulance service and the team that saves lives every day. And climb aboard a jet to see inside a real aircraft cabin and imagine being a pilot.