College Park Airport Celebrates 100 Years Of Flight | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne Unlimited-
Monday

Airborne-Unmanned w/AUVSI-
Tuesday

Airborne Unlimited-
Wednesday

AMA Drone Report-
Thursday

Airborne Unlimited-
Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 05.21.18

Airborne-UnManned 05.22.18

Airborne 05.23.18

AMA Drone Report 05.24.18

Airborne 05.18.18

Airborne-YouTube

Airborne 05.21.18

Airborne-UnManned 05.22.18

Airborne 05.23.18

AMA Drone Report 05.24.18

Airborne 05.18.18

Tue, Aug 11, 2009

College Park Airport Celebrates 100 Years Of Flight

AirFair 100! Set For August 29th

Prince Georges County, Maryland celebrates 100 years of aviation at College Park Airport later this month, with the annual AirFare slated for August 29th.

This year’s events, including an exciting air show featuring aerobatic performances, celebrate 100 years of flight at College Park Airport. Airplane rides will be featured, along with aircraft displays, children’s activities, vendors, entertainment and refreshments. See the plane that started it all – a 1909 Wright Military Flyer will be unveiled at the AirFair!Visitors can bring an envelope or post card and get a special airmail cancellation commemorating 100 years of exciting aviation history.

Of course, there's an airshow in the afternoon. Some of the featured acts include:

  • Misty Blues Skydiving Team
  • Greg Koontz, The Flying Farmer and Decathlon Aerobatics
  • Kevin Russo, T-6 Texan
  • Otto the Helicopter
  • Bob Essell, Ultralight Wingwalking
  • Dan Buchanan, Hang Glider Aerobatics

There will also be an opportunity to meet Astronaut Joe Edwards - Veteran of two Space Shuttle Missions.

Joe Edwards File Photo

Admission is $4 for adults, $2 for ages 2-17, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. If you don't want to fly in or drive, the airport is easily accessible by Metrorail. It's just a short walk from the Green Line’s College Park/ University of Maryland station.

FMI: www.pgparks.com

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 05.21.18: Bally Bomber At OSH18!, Belite Chipper, CH-53 Deliveries

Also: NATS-Aireon, H135 For US Navy, EmPower STC, Spidertracks-Olympic Aero Services Oshkosh 2018 is ramping up to be an outstanding addition to an aviator’s MUST-SEE list...>[...]

Airborne-Unmanned 05.22.18: Aurora ACUS, Horsefly Delivers, K2 LEO UAS

Also: Aero-TV: Textron's X5-55, InfraDrone App, NASA's Mars Helicopter, Gremlins on Track This month, Aurora’s Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (AACUS) successfully del>[...]

AMA Drone Report 05.17.18: AMA Expo West Upgrades, UAS IPP, Amazon Snubbed

Also: Drones v Flaming Kites, Sherrif Drones, ALPA Is Watching..., Wichita Aviation Pathway After a number of years in Ontario, California; the highly anticipated 2018 rendition of>[...]

ANNouncement: Now Accepting Applications For Oshkosh 2018 Stringers!!!

An Amazing Experience Awaits The Chosen Few... E-I-C Note: There's very little we can say yet, but there is a reason why this may be THE year to throw in with ANN to cover the extr>[...]

It's On--Again! EAA/ANN Announce 2018 AirVenture Innovation Preview!

Stunningly Successful Innovation Program Draws Hundreds of Thousands of Eyeballs to ‘All Things AirVenture’ E-I-C Note: We're tremendously excited to work with EAA agai>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2018 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC