The New England Air Museum will hold its second Open Cockpit Day for 2019 on Saturday, Feb. 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Special activities include climb-aboard experiences in historic aircraft; flight simulators; hands-on Build and Fly Challenges, and much more. A variety of aircraft will be open for visitors including the WWII era Republic P-47D, the Vietnam War era Bell UH-1B “Huey” helicopter, as well as supersonic jet fighters including the North American F-100 Super Sabre jet fighter and the Lockheed F-104C Starfighter.
On that day, we will have drone displays and demonstrations. Museum member Jason Otrin will discuss drones in today’s world at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. These demonstrations and program are included in general admission.
The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the winter season. Admission is $15 for ages 15 to 64, $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.