This bright yellow Fokker DR-I is among the many aircraft that will participate in the Military Aviation Museum’s Biplanes and Triplanes World War One Air Show, which kicks off Oct. 3-4, in Pungo, Va.
“Biplanes and Triplanes is all about immersing yourself in the 1920s. Folks come for the experience — watching the beautifully painted World War I airplanes dance through the sky, the entertainers, the history of it all. Whether you are an aviation buff or just someone looking for a great day out with the family, it’s a day you’ll remember,” said Mike Potter, director of the Military Aviation Museum.
Beginning 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, guests are invited to wander through reenactor encampments, check out the on-site flea market exhibiting military and aviation memorabilia, and enjoy afternoon flights featuring the Military Aviation Museum’s World War I aircraft.
Visitors will also have the opportunity to witness part of the Mid-Atlantic WWI Dawn Patrol, a display of remote-controlled flight, featuring pilots from around the world.
For those that want to not only watch, but take to the skies themselves, the Military Aviation Museum will offer airplane rides over the Virginia Beach landscape in two of its open-cockpit planes. Both the 1941 Boeing Stearman, which accommodates one passenger, and the Waco YMF-5, which fits two, will be available for booking. Click here to schedule a flight
Tickets are available online at an early-bird rate through Sept. 28 — $20 for an adult single-day admission or $40 for an adult weekend admission. Youth admission tickets at the early-bird rate are available for $10 for a single day admission and $15 for the weekend. After Sept. 28, tickets will be sold online and at the door at regular rates.