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Friday September 28th, 2012

Posted at 10:30am

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With no Windsor International Air Show planned for this September, the Windsor Airport has decided to hold an open house this weekend.

The Windsor International Airport will be hosting its first-ever free Public Open House this Saturday from 11am to 4pm.

The public is invited to come and enjoy static displays, airplane rides, tours and fly-bys including the Harvard, Yellow Birds and Hamilton Lancaster Bomber throughout the day.

The event will showcase Windsor’s aviation assets and rich aviation history and will be held in conjunction with the City of Windsor’s Culture Days, a collaborative coast-to-coast-to-coast volunteer movement to raise the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities.

The event schedule for the day is:

11am to 4pm – Gates Open to the Public (Airport Road Entrance)

Static Displays
Local Aircraft displays : Lancaster Bomber Reunion
Vintage Cars / Military Equipment
Tours
Airport Maintenance Hangar : Canadian Historical Aircraft Association Museum (aircraft restorations)
Windsor Flying Club
Journey Air
Airplane Rides
Marching Band
Kids Play Area

1pm to 4pm Mini Air Show Flight Events
Harvard Fly-by
Yellow Bird Fly-by
Great Windsor Aircraft Rally
Hamilton Lancaster Bomber Fly-by
Aerial Message Drop Competition
Local Aircraft Aeros (T-51, Chipmunks, RV-7)
Parking in available in designated lots will be complimentary and may be accessed from Airport Road or County Road 42 and Hayes Road.

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