• Military Aircraft Fly to Museum for display July 19

Military Aircraft Fly to Museum for display July 19

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Free outdoor display of the "Cascade Warbirds" airplanes

Aircraft photoSEATTLE, July 10, 2014--The Cascade Warbirds aviation group will fly to The Museum of Flight on Saturday, July 19th. They will arrive in a wide variety of beautifully restored vintage military aircraft representing several nations' armed forces from World War II through the Vietnam conflict. The aircraft will remain on display in the Museum parking lot from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The pilot/owners of these planes will be on hand to answer questions and share their enthusiasm for these vintage warbirds. The event is free.

Operating under the motto "keep 'em flying," the Cascade Warbirds work to preserve history by maintaining important military aircraft.The Cascade Warbirds is an affiliate squadron of the Experimental Aircraft Association's Warbirds of America organization.
Image: Cascade Warbirds North American Aircraft Harvard and Texan. John H. Clark photo.

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The independent, non-profit Museum of Flight is one of the largest air and space museums in the world, attracting more than 500,000 visitors annually. The Museum's collection includes more than 160 historically significant air- and spacecraft, the original manufacturing facility of The Boeing Co., 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 100,000 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 half-way between downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport. The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $19 for adults, $16 for seniors 65 and older, $16 for active military, $11 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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