Military Aviation Museum’s B-17 Chuckie coming to Florida

The B-17 “Chuckie” owned by Jerry Yagen is coming to the Valiant Air Command’s airshow in March.

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VAC/KSC Ticket Combo Package

The Valiant Air Command and the Kennedy Space Center Visitor’s Complex have teamed up to provide a ticket package for people to attend the Tico Airshow and visit the Kennedy Space center during the 22-24 March weekend. Tickets are $50 per adult and $40 per child to attend both events.
More details can be found here.

Collings Foundation B-17 engine start up

DABspotting posted this video on YouTube on Friday of the engine start up of the Collings Foundation’s B-17 at New Symnra Beach Airport. This B-17, as well as many others in the Collings fleet, spend part of the winter doing yearly maintenenace.

Colling’s Foundation looking for tour help in Tallahassee for 4-6 March

The Colling’s Foundation posted this on their Facebook page today. If you are in the Tallahassee area and can help, respond as requested.

“Is there anyone in the Tallahassee FL area that could help spread the word of the Wings of Freedom tour coming to town? Send email to Hunter – hchaney@collingsfoundation.org
Happy New Year All ~”

Smithsonian Free Museum Day, 29 Sept 2012

On 29 September, the Smithsonian Museum supports “Museum Day” across America. During this day, museums waive the entrance fee for people wanting to visiting.

Two aviation museums are participating in Florida, the Florida Air Museum in Lakeland and the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola. NNAM is usually free to attendees.

For more details, visit their website.