May 18, 2019: 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Fairfield County Airport, 3266 Old Columbus Rd, Carroll, Ohio.
The celebration will honor veterans and servicemen and women for Armed Forces Day. This free event is open to the public and will feature a historic B-25 bomber, vintage airplanes, and search and air rescue vehicles. The Young Eagles program, led by volunteer pilots, will offer free plane rides for children between the ages of eight-and-17 years old. Sundowner Aviation will offer discovery flights for a fee, and there will be opportunities to ride in an historic biplane or a helicopter. Multiple US Military vehicles will be on display, and representatives from the Tuskegee Airmen will also attend the event and discuss their participation in the “Tuskegee Experience”, the Army Air Corps’ World War II program to train African Americans to fly and maintain combat aircraft. Other attractions will include Emergency Service Vehicles, a special breakfast and lunch, food trucks, and classic cars.
Check out other upcoming Young Eagles Programs and free airplane rides around Central Ohio!