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Sep 20

Aviation Festival in Newport News

Posted on September 20, 2016 at 8:09 AM by Communications Department

Fascinated with aviation? Mark your calendars for the Aviation Festival, Saturday September 24, from 10 AM – 2 PM at Freedom Aviation located at the Newport News Williamsburg Airport, 700 Corporate Drive in Newport News. AVIATION FESTIVAL_Cr.SC

In addition to computer flight simulations, drones, food, arts and crafts and other activities, the organizers have collaborated with the EAA Young Eagles to offer students ages 8-17 years old a free 20-minute introductory ride around the Peninsula. Parents/Guardian must sign the authorization on the day of the event.

Sponsored by Freedom Aviation, EAA Young Eagles, Imprint, Inc., and Brothers on the Block, this event engages students in aviation career activities and provides the opportunity to explore different careers in the aviation field.

 All ages are welcome. For more information can call Ashley at 757-546-4196 or Akeisha at 757-256-0604.