2023 Hagerstown Wings & Wheels Expo, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War.
Saturday, September 9th, 2023, 9am-4pm
The 2023 Wings and Wheels Expo will highlight aircraft and equipment used during the U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. On display will be two Bell UH-1 "Huey" helicopters, two Fairchild C-123K Providers, a Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar and a C-47. Military vehicles will be on display and living historians will share their knowledge on the gear, uniforms and weapons used by the US soldiers in Vietnam.
Featuring the Hagerstown Aviation Museum’s extensive collection of vintage aircraft built in Hagerstown. Bring the family out and climb aboard museum aircraft like the Fairchild C-82, C-119 Flying Boxcars and the C-123K. See other museum aircraft: 1928 Kreider Reisner KR-31 biplane, and Fairchild 22, 24, PT-19 and PT-26 all built in Hagerstown.
Make a donation and experience the thrill of open-cockpit flying in the museum's 1943 Fairchild PT-19 Primary Trainer!
Book a ride in the B-25J Mitchell “Panchito” from the Delaware Aviation Museum. Sign up here
Book a ride in the CAF's Boeing PT-17 Stearman biplane. Sign up here
Come see visiting aircraft, C-47 and C-123 Provider ”Thunderpig” from Air Heritage Museum.
See the restored Bell UH-1 "Huey" helicopter from Liberty Warbirds.
EAA Chapter 36 will be offering free Young Eagle airplane rides for kids ages 8-17. Sign up here
Featuring antique and classic cars, trucks, military vehicles, antique tractors, & motorcycles! That's not all! Tractor-trailers, cranes, law enforcement, SWAT vehicles, & much more. Owners can register their vehicle on site ($10 per car) for the Classic Cruise-In and the first 200 vehicles receive a custom event dash plaque!
Lunch and Ice Cream available from Local Vendors. This community event is a great day for the family to visit the airport & learn more about Hagerstown’s Aviation Past, Present, and Future. Museum merchandise, toys, books, hats, T-shirts are for sale.
Entry By Donation. $5 per person suggested donation. Your donations will support future museum events and help rehabilitate the museum's new home in the original 1943 Fairchild Aircraft Flight Test Hangar, also known as the Dome Hangar. Learn more about this historic building and its future at Wings & Wheels.
Free Parking, Follow Event Signage. Two visitor parking lots: Follow parking signs to 14211 Basore Dr. and parking at 18450 Showalter Rd.
This community event is a great day for the family to visit the airport and learn more about Hagerstown’s Aviation Past, Present, and Future.
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