The Pikes Peak Regional Air Show at the
Up in the AirMore information on the event and ticket pricing can be found at pprairshow.org
"These are the aircraft that defended us in
Both days of the show begin with a demonstration by the
Among them will be
In addition to the aerial spectacles, attendees will also have the chance to get in the pilot's seat of a flight simulator with the choice of flying an F-16 fighter jet or a P-51 Mustang.
There will also be an exhibit on Tuskegee Airmen, the first American black combat pilots. Other displays include aircraft mechanics and aerospace principles.
"We hope that people have a great time, and walk away just a little more informed about, and highly proud of America's aviation achievements," said John Henry, a member of the aviation museum's board.
Several of the aircraft, including Tobul's Corsair, have been rebuilt on site by the museum's 65,000 square foot facility WestPac Restorations. The hangers are filled with hunks of old, damaged aircraft, while volunteers work to build them into flying pieces of history.
The organization has gone to great lengths to maintain authenticity, even rebuilding equipment no longer in use.
Stages of the restoration process are open to museum visitors.
The aviation museum is also still looking for volunteers to help staff the event.
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