WINDSOR LOCKS, CONN. — The New England Air Museum will hold its annual Santa Claus Visit & Behind the Scenes Tours special event on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, the day after Thanksgiving.
Santa Claus will meet with children in a Sikorsky helicopter between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Photos are encouraged, and Santa will distribute a special gift to each child.
Children and families will also have the opportunity to create holiday cards for members of the U.S. military. All cards will be distributed to active military servicemen and women stationed overseas during the holiday season.
Additional family activities include hands-on Build & Fly Challenges, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, and computerized Flight Simulators.
The museum will also offer special “Behind the Scenes” tours of the Restoration Facility, giving visitors the opportunity to take a close-up look at current aircraft restoration projects. The Douglas DC-3 passenger aircraft, the wide bodied Burnelli CBY-3 Loadmaster, and vintage aircraft engines will be among the restoration projects on display.
The New England Air Museum located next to Bradley International Airport.