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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!

The Air Zoo's open cockpit experience is FREE with your paid admission and offers great photo opportunities.

Restrictions apply, see below.
*View only Planes

SCHEDULE:

Friday, Jan. 31 – Sunday, Feb. 2 (Week 1)

Flight Innovation Center                               SR-71B Blackbird* 
                                                                               P-47 Thunderbolt
                                                                               FG-1D Corsair

Flight Discovery Center                                 A-3 Skywarrior
                                                                               T-34 Mentor*

Friday, Feb. 7 – Sunday, Feb. 9 (Week 2)

Flight Innovation Center                                SR-71B Blackbird*
                                                                                B-25 Mitchell
                                                                                AD-4 Skyraider

Flight Discovery Center                                  A-3 Skywarrior
                                                                                Cirrus VK-30

Friday, Feb. 14 – Sunday, Feb. 16 (Week 3)

Flight Innovation Center                                SR-71B Blackbird*
                                                                               Boeing Stearman

Flight Discovery Center                                  A-3 Skywarrior
                                                                                T-34 Mentor*
                                                                                G-73 Mallard

Friday, Feb. 21 – Sunday, Feb. 23 (Week 4)

Flight Innovation Center                                SR-71B Blackbird*
                                                                                P-39 Airacobra
                                                                                F6F Hellcat

Flight Discovery Center                                  A-3 Skywarrior
                                                                                T-34 Mentor*

Friday, Feb. 28 – Sunday, Mar. 1 (Week 5)

Flight Innovation Center                                SR-71B Blackbird*
                                                                                Ford Tri-Motor
                                                                                T-28 Trojan

Flight Discovery Center                                  A-3 Skywarrior
                                                                                T-34 Mentor*
                                                                                G-73 Mallard

RESTRICTIONS:

Due to the varying engineering and design elements, a weight restriction of 250 pounds is placed on each aircraft. Visitors must also have the ability to enter and exit the aircraft unassisted. Children wishing to sit in the aircraft must be supervised by their parents/guardians.

Posted by Nikki Statler at 10:00 AM
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