Hagerstown Aviation Museum Presents
Open Airplane Afternoon 2020
- May 3 CANCELLED due to Coronavirus
- May 31 CANCELLED
- June 21
- July 19 CANCELLED DUE TO HEAT
- August 16
- October 4
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Bring the family out to the Hagerstown Regional Airport and climb aboard the Fairchild C-82, C-119 Flying Boxcar and PT-26 Trainer. NEW for 2020 tour the museum's 1956 Fairchild C-123 Provider. See exhibits and other museum aircraft such as the 1928 Kreider Reisner KR-31 biplane, 1943 Fairchild PT-19 WWII Trainer and Fairchild 22 & 24, all built in Hagerstown, MD. The museum owns twenty three historic aircraft, sixteen of which were built in Hagerstown. These historic aircraft are monuments to the men and women who built, flew and maintained these aircraft in times of war and peace.
Step back in time and experience a memorable flight in the museum's 1943 Fairchild PT-19 Primary Trainer! Thousands of allied pilots earned their wings during WWII in this historic aircraft built by Fairchild Aircraft over seventy years ago in Hagerstown, Maryland. By making a $150 donation, you too can experience the thrill of open cockpit flying. The museum plans to have rides available after 11am, weather permitting.
FREE admission. Donations welcome. Museum merchandise, toys, books, DVDs, hats, T-shirts for sale.
New Event Location for 2020: Hagerstown Regional Airport 14211 Basore Dr. Hagerstown MD 21742. Free parking. Follow signs.
This is an outdoor event. Please follow current COVID 19 social distancing recommendations. Masks are required when social distancing cannot be maintained. Please do not attend if you are experiencing and COVID 19 symtoms or have had contact with anyone with COVID 19 symtoms.
Wings & Wheels Expo 2020 Canceled
Open Airplane Afternoon & Cruise In will replace Wings& Wheels for 2020
Saturday, September 12 11am to 4pm.
See Military & Civilian Aircraft, Cars, Trucks, Fire Trucks, Military Vehicles, Airplane Rides and Exhibits! New event location for 2020.
Young Eagle Flights 2020
August 15 CANCELED , October 17
8am to 1pm
EAA Chapter 36 is hosting Fly-in, Drive-in Breakfasts located at the Hagerstown Regional Airport Firehouse next to main terminal. Young Eagle plane rides, free to ages 8-17, weather permitting.
Hagerstown Aviation Museum's 1943 Fairchild PT-19 Rides will be available.
All you can eat Breakfast, 8:00 - 11:30 a.m.; Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Toast, Coffee, Orange Juice. Adults $7, Children 6-12 $4, Under 6 *FREE*
Young Eagle Rides, First Come, First Flown. *Weather Permitting*
Free parking at the main terminal, Aircraft parking on apron next to Firehouse.