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Category: Open Cockpits

Spy-tastic items now in stock at the Fly-Buy Museum Store

With the Air Zoo ready to welcome SR-71 pilots, RSOs and maintainers for this week’s Spy-posium, the Fly-Buy Museum Store has been restocked with an assortment of exciting spy-related books and gifts for all ages. Blackbird fans can pick up a new Air Zoo exclusive SR-71 t-shirt design, as well as key rings, pins and models of the iconic Mach 3+ reconnaissance aircraft. There is also a variety of spy related gizmos and gadgets for the up-and-coming secret agent in your life. New... Read More
at Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022
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SR-71 Crew returns to the Air Zoo for an even bigger Spy-posium weekend – August 12-15th

It’s been called “the most impressive military jet ever built” and for some time, remained shrouded in secrecy. Designed with a slide rule, this master of aerial surveillance continues to amaze us more than 30 years after its official retirement. The same can be said of the outstanding individuals who worked with the program, in the air or on the ground. The Air Zoo’s SR-71 Spy-posium provides a gateway to share, discuss, investigate, and commemorate one of... Read More
Posted by Nikki Statler at Tuesday, Aug 2, 2022
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Open Cockpits in September this year!

Open Cockpits at the Air Zoo Typically, February marks and exciting month for the Air Zoo and its community with the annual Open Cockpits event, which allows guests to get up close and personal with some of their most beloved aircraft. Due to the necessary safety precautions that were in place as a result of COVID-19, 2021's Open Cockpit Month was postponed to September!  Visit the Air Zoo each weekend in September (2021)  for your chance to get up close and personal... Read More
Posted by Nikki Statler at Monday, Aug 16, 2021
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Open Cockpits at the Air Zoo

Open Cockpits at the Air Zoo Visit the Air Zoo each weekend in February for your chance to get up close and personal with some of your most beloved aircraft! Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Jan. 31 - March 1, Air Zoo guests will have the unique opportunity to view or sit in the cockpits of some of the most famous aircraft in history! Don't miss this amazing chance to "climb behind the stick" and get a true "pilot's eye" view of history!... Read More
Posted by Nikki Statler at Thursday, Jan 30, 2020
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Air Zoo announces SR-71 Spy-Posium details and events!

Portage, MI , August 21, 2019 – The Air Zoo is excited to release details surrounding the highly anticipated SR-71 Spy-Posium events being held October 4-6 at the Flight Innovation Center, their Portage Rd. location.  An outline of the weekend’s schedule is now available on line for the public.  Additional details and announcements will be made public as they become available.    SR-71 Spy-Posium | October 4-6 For the first time ever, the Air Zoo... Read More
Posted by Nikki Statler at Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019
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