NC Aviation Museum slates fly-in

The North Carolina Aviation Museum and Hall of Fame is hosting its Annual Fly-in June 8 at the Asheboro Airport (HBI).

Admission is $5 per person with kids 6 or younger admitted free.

According to officials, the museum does not receive any funds from the state or local governments and relies on this event as its main fundraiser for the year.

Aircraft of many different sizes and types will be on display and many will participate in fly-overs. Scheduled to attend is a P-51 Mustang, A T-6 Texan,  two P-3 Pilatus Swiss fighter pilot trainers.

“During the fly-in we are always surprised at the unscheduled visits of other military type aircraft,” officials said.

A projected 100 to 150 various general aviation and experimental aircraft are expected to make an appearance and will be available for visitors to see up close and personal. Additionally there will be many exhibitors on site. Food and drink are available from vendors located in the food court.

Airplane rides are available for those who want to experience the joy of flight for themselves.

The $5 entry fee includes parking and free entrance to the museum. The museum contains many historic aircraft, including one flown in by Orville Wright, and the largest collection of World War II and Korea military artifacts in this area.

For more information: NCAviationMuseumHallofFame.com or 336-625-0170.

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