Spend Father’s Day Weekend at the Olympic Air Show

first_imgFacebook59Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Port of OlympiaThurston County skies will be buzzing with warbirds and aerobatic performers during the Olympic Air Show on Father’s Day Weekend, June 17th and 18th at Olympia Regional Airport.Families are welcome during the 2-day Olympic Air Show.Hosted by the Olympic Flight Museum, this 19th annual event is one of only three warbird and aerobatic aircraft gatherings in Washington State. Seven decades of aircraft technological advances will be on display, from vintage bi-planes to high-performance jets.The featured guests this year include a Dornier Alphajet and a TA-4F. The museum’s own collection of rare aircraft will be exhibited, including the award-winning Goodyear Corsair, a P-51 Mustang American Beauty, an L-39 Albatross, and a helicopter exhibition featuring an AH-1 Cobra and UH-1 Huey. Other event highlights include a WWII encampment featuring authentic military vehicles and uniformed personnel, and numerous other historical displays.  Families will enjoy an area for youth activities.  Food, merchandise vendors and a beer garden will also be available.The Olympic Air Show will welcome back the Smoke-N-Thunder Jet Car, and will again challenge it to a friendly race each day of the show.  In addition, the Olympic Air Show is very pleased and honored to host the U.S. Special Operations Command Para-commandos jump team.Port of Olympia is proud to be a sponsor of the Olympic Air Show, which offers historic, educational and fun activities for all ages. For complete details see the Olympic Air Show website.19th Annual Olympic Air ShowJune 17-18 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Olympia Regional Airport, 7643 Old Highway 99 SE, Tumwater, WAHosted by Olympic Flight Museum360.705.3925 – [email protected]$12 online, $15 at the door, Ages 6 and under FREElast_img

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