Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Come Sit in a Cockpit at the Air Zoo!

Each Friday, Saturday and Sunday in February, Air Zoo guests are invited to sit in the cockpits of some of the most famous aircraft in history!

Fridays (1/31/20-2/28/20) from 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturdays (2/1/20-2/29/20) from 9:00am-5:00pm
Sundays (2/2/20-3/1/20) from 12:00pm-5:00pm

Don’t miss this amazing chance to “climb behind the stick” and get a true “pilot’s eye view” of history!

The Air Zoo’s Open Cockpit Experience is FREE with your paid admission and offers great photo opportunities.

Restrictions apply, see below.

Haven’t been to the Air Zoo yet? It’s a great trip with kids – here’s more about that.

SCHEDULE
Week 1: January 31 – February 2
SR-71B Blackbird (view only – Flight Innovation Center)
P-47 Thunderbolt (Flight Innovation Center)
FG-1D Corsair (Flight Innovation center
A-3 Skywarrior (Flight Discovery Center)
T-34 Mentor (view only – Flight Discovery Center)

Week 2: February 7 – February 9
SR-71B Blackbird (view only – Flight Innovation Center)
B-25 Mitchell (Flight Innovation Center)
AD-4 Skyraider (Flight Innovation Center)
A-3 Skywarrior (Flight Discovery Center)
Cirrus VK-30 (Flight Discovery Center)

Week 3: February 14 – February 16
SR-71B Blackbird (view only – Flight Innovation Center)
B-25 Mitchell (Flight Innovation Center)
AD-4 Skyraider (Flight Innovation Center)
Boeing-Stearman (Flight Innovation Center)
A-3 Skywarrior (Flight Discovery Center)
T-34 Mentor (view only – Flight Discovery Center)
G-73 Mallard (Flgiht Discovery Center)

Week 4: February 21 – February 23
SR-71B Blackbird (view only – Flight Innovation Center)
P-39 Airacobra (Flight Innovation Center)
F6F Hellcat (Flight Innovation Center)
A-3 Skywarrior (Flight Discovery Center)
T-34 Mentor (view only – Flight Discovery Center)

Week 5: February 28 – March 1
SR-71B Blackbird (view only – Flight Innovation Center)
Ford Tri-Motor (Flight Innovation Center)
T-28 Trojan (Flight Innovation Center)
A-3 Skywarrior (Flight Discovery Center)
T-34 Mentor (view only – Flight Discovery Center)
G-73 Mallard (Flgiht Discovery Center)

HOURS
Friday and Saturday-
Flight Innovation Center (main campus) is open 9am-5pm.

Flight Discovery Center (Milham Rd. campus) is open 11am-5pm.

Sunday – Both centers open noon-5pm.

RESTRICTIONS:
Due to the varying engineering and design elements, a weight restriction of 250 pounds is placed on each aircraft. Visitors must also have the ability to enter and exit the aircraft unassisted. Children wishing to sit in the aircraft must be supervised by their parents/guardians.

*Please note schedule may change if necessary. Please keep an eye on the website.

Location:

Air Zoo
6151 Portage Rd
Portage, MI 49002

Contact:

Cost: FREE with your paid admission
Event Website: Click to Visit
Organizer: Air Zoo
Organizer Phone: Not Provided
Organizer Email: Not Provided

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