New England Air Museum Tribute to our Veterans
The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Conn. will hold its annual Veterans Day Event "A Tribute to our Veterans, Servicemen & Servicewomen on Sunday, November 10th. A chance to meet and talk one-on-one with many veterans of WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan. Tour the Museum's three large display hangars with its extensive collection of vintage aircraft including many military aircraft such as the F-100 Super Sabre, the WWII Thunderbolt, the Huey Helicopter, the Cobra Helicopter, the Grumman Wildcat, the Grumman Hellcat and the B-29 Superfortress.
Enjoy the special WWI exhibit that will be set up for the day. Take a close-up look at the Museum's two WWI aircraft and five antique engines from that era. Numerous artifacts including uniforms, gear, and a WWI machine gun will be on display.
Enter the cockpits of several aircraft to be open for the day including the WWII P-47 Thunderbolt, the UH-1 Huey Helicopter, the F-100 Super Sabre, the Cobra AH-1 helicopter and more.
Meet with representatives of numerous veterans' organizations who will provide information on the services they provide. These will include the Conn. Dept. of Veteran Affairs, AMVETS, House of Heroes Connecticut, Connecticut National Guard Service Member and Family Support Center and New Haven Vet Center with their 40 ft. Mobile Vet Center.
Also, the Museum's Flight Sim Spot full-flight simulator experience will be available throughout most of the day. For the convenience of visitors, a food vendor will be on site serving sandwiches, snacks and beverages.
The Museum will be open from 10:00 am to 5 pm. Admission is $12 for ages 12 and up, $11 for seniors 65 and up and $6.50 for ages 4 to 11. Children under 4 are admitted free. ON THIS DAY AND ON EACH DAY IN NOVEMBER ALL VETERANS & ACTIVE SERVICE PERSONNEL WILL BE ADMITTED FREE OF CHARGE. For more information, visit www.neam.org  or call (860) 623-3305.