Nov. 1 brings radio control models, Nov. 7 shows scale models,
Nov. 8 lets the model games begin
SEATTLE, Oct. 26, 2015--The Museum of Flight in November showcases the spectrum of aircraft modeling-from the most detailed for display to the most modified for flight. Modeling events will then be capped with a competition that combines models and games. Radio controlled model airplanes will be exhibited Nov. 1, aircraft and spacecraft scale models take the stage Nov. 7, and historical miniatures gaming takes place on Nov. 8. Each event is free with admission to the Museum.
Radio Controlled Model Aviation Exhibition
Sunday, Nov. 1 | 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Experience the world of flying model airplanes. From small indoor models to large scale models made for competition events; the Marymoor Radio Control Club displays a wide range of RC aircraft. The exhibit includes simple models for training, sport models for flying fun, and jet models for speed. Club members will be onsite to answer questions.
NorthWest Scale Modelers Autumn Display
Saturday, Nov.7 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Museum hosts a special display of scale models of aircraft, automobiles, spacecraft and rockets. The event is a prelude to the Northwest Scale Modelers next annual show in February 2016.
Historic Miniature Gaming Society Exhibition
Sunday, Nov. 8 | 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Northwest Historical Miniatures Gaming Society returns for its annual exhibition of their fascinating hobby, which combines the challenges of fine model-making and sophisticated strategy game-playing. Several games will be demonstrated at the show, and visitor participation is encouraged. Guests can watch the action or visit the society's information table to see amazing miniatures and learn more about the hobby.
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Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015, the independent, non-profit Museum of Flight is one of the largest air and space museums in the world, serving more than 560,000 visitors annually. The Museum's collection includes more than 160 historically significant airplanes and spacecraft, from the first fighter plane (1914) to today's 787 Dreamliner. Attractions also include the original Boeing Company factory, and the world's only full-scale NASA Space Shuttle Trainer. The Museum's aviation and space library and archives are the largest on the West Coast. More than 150,000 individuals are served annually by the Museum's on-site and outreach educational programs. The Museum of Flight is accredited by the American Association of Museums, and is an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.
The Museum of Flight is located at 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, Exit 158 off Interstate 5 on Boeing Field halfway between downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport. The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $20 for adults, $17 for seniors 65 and older, $17 for active military, $12 for youth 5 to 17, and free for children under 5. Group rates are available. Admission on the first Thursday of the month is free from 5 to 9 p.m. courtesy of Wells Fargo. McCormick & Schmick's Wings Café is on site. For general Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit www.museumofflight.org
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