ZIONSVILLE, Ind. – Montgomery Aviation, the FBO at Indianapolis Executive Airport (KTYQ) will host the eighth annual open house, fly-an, and air race on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
In addition to many family friendly activities, the event will combine with the Sport Air Racing League’s Indy Air Race, sponsored by Aerodine Composites. This is the fourth year that the Indy Air Race has been held at Indy Exec airport featuring aircraft of all types competing in a timed cross country trek around Central Indiana.
The event, which will support Down Syndrome Indiana, will include T-6 Texan rides and flyover, Commemorative Air Force (CAF) aircraft display, Magic show, Airplane candy drop, Pancake breakfast, Hot dog, hamburger, brat lunch, Face painting, Hot air balloon, Bounce houses and kids zone, Parachute jump, Remote control airplanes, Discovery flights, and more.
All proceeds from food and raffle ticket sales go to Down Syndrome Indiana in addition to contributions from the many corporate sponsors of the event. Over the past seven years, the event has raised over $90,000 for Down Syndrome Indiana. In honor of Montgomery Aviation’s 25th Anniversary, the event hopes to raise $25,000 this year alone.
Admission, parking, and most activities are free to everyone
“We are excited to once again support Down Syndrome Indiana with this annual event and hope we can celebrate our 25th anniversary in business by raising a record $25,000 for DSI this year,” said Montgomery Aviation owner Dan Montgomery. “We are also excited to be partnering with the Sport Air Racing League to host the 4th Annual Indy Air Race. Combining these events allows the local community the opportunity to come out to their local airport, eat some great food, enjoy many family friendly activities, and experience aviation up close and personal.”