Museum to host activities related to Air Show


Submitted photos The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will showcase flight demonstrations at the Vectren Dayton Air Show June 18-19.


Greene County News

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — The Vectren Dayton Air Show will include activities with the National Museum of United States Air Force.

Museum visitors will have a chance to meet two members of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels flight demonstration team as they sign autographs in the museum’s second building from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Friday, June 17. Museum doors will open to the public at 8:15 a.m.

The Blue Angels will be among the featured performers at the Air Show on June 18-19. This year, the Blue Angels are celebrating their 70th anniversary. They will showcase flight demonstrations and community outreach.

RTA shuttle buses will run to and from the museum, dropping off riders at the Air Show main gate from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. June 18-19. Shuttles depart from both locations approximately every 10 minutes. The cost for a round-trip ticket is $3, and children age 5 and under ride free. Only cash will be accepted. For more information about the RTA shuttle service, call 937-425-8300.

The Air Force Museum Foundation is currently selling discounted tickets to the Air Show in the Museum Store. The store is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors also can stop by the museum’s booth at the Air Show on Saturday, June 18, to learn more about the museum and get free Air Force items while supplies last.

For more information about the Vectren Dayton Air Show, visit daytonairshow.com.

Submitted photos The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will showcase flight demonstrations at the Vectren Dayton Air Show June 18-19.
http://xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_120504-N-LD780-024.jpgSubmitted photos The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will showcase flight demonstrations at the Vectren Dayton Air Show June 18-19.

Story courtesy of the National Museum of United States Air Force.

Story courtesy of the National Museum of United States Air Force.

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