Indulge your fantasies walking among the dozens of Corvettes of the Long Island Corvette Owners Association (LICOA) that will be on display on Sunday October 1st.
The earliest to the newest of the fiberglass beauties will be lined up on the AAM ramp for your review. Owners will be on hand to answer questions. Photography is encouraged.
HISTORY IN MOTION! This Labor Day Weekend visitors will be able to experience the history of the airplane, automobile and the firetruck and see how they evolved in the course of the 20th century. Vintage aircraft from the Bayport Aerodrome Society will demonstrate the ruggedness of the wood and fabric covered biplane.
Examples of some of Henry Fords finest vehicles will share the ramp with cars of other manufacturers from the 1920s through the 1960s.
Antique and vintage firetrucks from firehouses around Long Island show us just how far we have come in the art of fighting fires and protecting our communities. (Most Firetruck will be on display Saturday the 2nd only.)
The AAM fleet of aircraft will be on hand to complete the historical journey through the 1940s to the 1970s.
Flight experiences will be available on certain aircraft at additional cost.
Live music by Theresa Eaman
Newspaper Display from the Long Island Mobile Newspaper Museum
Dates: September 2,3 2017
Hours: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Admission: Adults $15 – Seniors(65+) $12 – Children (5-13) $6
Active military always free
The Battle of Mogadishu – October 3-4 1993
On Saturday July 29th 2017, at 1:30 pm, the Babylon Junior Senior High School Class of ’77 and the American Airpower Museum honor the men of Task Force Ranger who took part in the battle of Mogadishu in October of 1993.
During the two days of battle, two American UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters were shot down in the center of the city. The operation to rescue the crews of both helicopters created an overnight standoff. The Battle concluded the next day, 4 October. In all, nineteen Americans died in the operation, seventy-three were wounded and one helicopter pilot was captured and subsequently released. The story of the battle was made famous by the 1993 movie, Black Hawk Down.
Representing Task Force Ranger will be Gerald Izzo, CWO4 (retired), BHS class of ’77, who was a Black Hawk pilot during the battle. He will relate his battle experiences to a crowd of invited veterans and public. Michelle Dellafave who entertained troops touring with the USO with Bob Hope and Dean Martin, will sing.
The community event, part of the BHS Class of 1977 “Pay It Forward” 40th Reunion Weekend, Black Hawk Down starts at 1:30 pm and is open to the public and free of charge. Veterans are encouraged to attend.
When: Saturday July 29th at 1:30pm
Where: American Airpower Museum, 1230 New Highway, Farmingdale NY 11935
The American Airpower Museum through the generosity of Southwest Airlines is offering our patrons an opportunity to win 2 free round trip tickets to any Southwest Airlines destination in the Continental United States and Puerto Rico.
Tickets: $10 for 1 ticket, $25 for 3 tickets, $35 for 5 tickets.
Two sets of 2 round trip tickets will be raffled off.
No museum admission necessary to purchase raffle tickets.
Raffle tickets must be purchased in person at the museum gift shop or museum admission desk before 3pm May 29th 2017.
There is no limit to the number of tickets that may be purchased.
Drawing will be held at 4:30 pm on May 29th at the American Airpower Museum.
Employees, volunteers or relatives of the American Airpower Museum not eligible.
Purchasers must provide name, address, telephone number and valid email address at time of purchase.
Prize valued at $400. Winners will be provided with a 1099 for tax purposes.
If purchaser cannot be contacted within one week to claim prize. Another winner will be drawn.
Airline tickets must be used by September 2, 2017.
Odds of winning based on the number of tickets sold.
For questions email: email@example.com
Join us this Memorial Day Weekend for the annual Legends of Airpower Weekend at the American Airpower Museum at Republic Airport at 1230 New Highway Farmingdale, NY. The Museum is just 55 minutes outside of NYC, and just 5 minutes from the Farmingdale Long Island Rail Road train stop. As in year’s past the event will be held in conjunction with the great Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show at the Jones Beach State Park. Held at historic Republic Airport once home to the legendary Thunder Factory of Republic Aviation the museum will celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the American volunteer group better known as the Flying Tigers, the Doolittle Tokyo Raid, and Battle of Midway. Aircraft will be on display and flying for the visiting public throughout the weekend. The museum’s legendary P-40 Warhawk, the B-25 Mitchel, TBM-3 Avenger will pay tribute to these historic anniversaries. Also on display for the weekend will be the entire museum collection of historic flying and static aircraft including the C-47, AT-28D, AT-6D, WACO UPF-7, F-84 collection, F-105D, and F-111A. Visiting us for the weekend will be the Yankee Air Museum’s B-17G “Yankee Lady”. You will also be able to watch most of the Jones Beach Air Show Air Operations with acts departing and returning to the airfield from the runways in viewing range of our hangar and flight line.
Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to take flight some of the legendary aircraft of World War II.
To book your flight on the B-17G “Yankee Lady” go to the Yankee Air Museum Web Site.