Open Airplane Day
August 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bring the family out to the Hagerstown Regional Airport and climb aboard the Fairchild C-82, C-119 Flying Boxcar and PT-26 Trainer. NEW for 2020 tour the museum’s 1956 Fairchild C-123 Provider. See exhibits and other museum aircraft such as the 1928 Kreider Reisner KR-31 biplane, 1943 Fairchild PT-19 WWII Trainer and Fairchild 22 & 24, all built in Hagerstown, MD. The museum owns twenty three historic aircraft, sixteen of which were built in Hagerstown. These historic aircraft are monuments to the men and women who built, flew and maintained these aircraft in times of war and peace.
Step back in time and experience a memorable flight in the museum’s 1943 Fairchild PT-19 Primary Trainer! Thousands of allied pilots earned their wings during WWII in this historic aircraft built by Fairchild Aircraft over seventy years ago in Hagerstown, Maryland. By making a $200 donation, you too can experience the thrill of open cockpit flying. The museum plans to have rides available after 9am, weather permitting.
FREE admission. Donations welcome. Museum merchandise, toys, books, DVDs, hats, T-shirts for sale. Food Trucks and water available.
Event Location for 2021: 14211 Basore Dr. Hagerstown MD 21742. Free parking. Follow signs.