The New England Air Museum will host its fall Open Cockpit Day on Saturday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Special activities include a chance to climb aboard historic aircraft including a WWII P-47 Thunderbolt, a jet-age F-100 Super Sabre and an F-104 Star-fighter as well as a number of helicopters. Other activities include hands-on flight simulators and the opportunity to build and fly your own flying machine. Food and beverage will be available for purchase.
The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day, and closed on Mondays during winter. Admission is $15 for ages 15 and up, $14 for seniors 65 and up and $10 for ages 4 to 14. Museum members and children under 3 are admitted free, discounted admission is available for veterans and active duty military personnel. For more information and directions to the museum, please visit www.neam.org or call 860-623-3305.