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Soar Into the Ford Hangar
Third Eye Blind will be live in concert Monday, July 25, at 6 p.m., adjacent to the Ford Hangar. The concert is presented by Ford and free of charge to all Monday AirVenture guests.
The Ford Ole Yeller Mustang is a one-of-a-kind build that will be on display all week at the Ford Hangar celebrating the legendary P-51 Mustang and its remarkable pilot Bob Hoover. This extraordinary vehicle was developed by the Ford design and engineering teams to create a special vehicle to support EAA’s youth education programs, for which Ford’s donated Mustangs have raised $3 million to date.
At the Tough Enough Challenge, visitors can prove they are “tough enough” as they ascend to more than 30 feet on the Cargo Climb, scale the Widowmaker rock wall, and traverse the Skyline ropes. Then they’ll descend on the more than 150-foot Flight Line or leap into a Free Fall pit. Anyone who proves tough enough to finish the challenge will earn a one-of-a-kind paracord bracelet.
The Ford Hangar includes family favorites such as the Tough Tumblers Bungee Trampolines, the Mustang Pinball arcade, and the Tonka Truck and Sand Box. Visitors also can pilot a Ford GT simulated racer, fashion their own wearable art at the Wear Your Adventure Button Creation station, create a unique vehicle design, and watch their custom creations come to life through the magic of augmented reality or assemble a Ford GT with the Ford GT Snap Kit.
AirVenture visitors can witness the entire Ford Performance Lineup at the Ford Hangar Performance Patio with the all-new Ford GT, 2017 Raptor, 2016 Focus RS, 2016 Shelby GT350R Mustang and 2016 Fiesta ST. Also on display at the Ford Hangar: the new Ford F-Series Super Duty, along with Ford’s entire line of cars, trucks, SUVs, crossovers, and more!
Model T rides for the entire family are also available at the Ford Hangar, Monday through Friday 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m.
Enjoy such films as The Martian, The Final Countdown, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and more at EAA’s Fly-In Theater sponsored by Ford Motor Company. Check listings for movie features and special guest presenters each night.
“Don’t Stop Believin’” with Journey Unauthorized – the international Journey tribute band – will perform Saturday, July 30, at 6:30 p.m. Journey Unauthorized has performed their amazing rendition of 1980s Journey around the world, including for U.S. troops in Afghanistan, Qatar, and Japan.
EAA members receive Partner Recognition PINs at the Ford Hangar, providing substantial savings on most Ford and Lincoln vehicles. This year at AirVenture, Ford will continue to offer EAA members an additional $750 incentive toward the purchase of a new Ford or Lincoln vehicle, just for attending AirVenture. Visit the Ford Hangar to register for this exclusive EAA member benefit offer.
The Ford Hangar will feature autograph sessions all week with celebrities, aviation enthusiasts, legendary performers, and other special guests. Times and schedules available at the Ford Hangar.
Ford presents the new Mustang Unites baseball caps, distributed each day at the Ford Hangar, while supplies last.
Watch for the new Ford Transit distributing free ice cream each evening in the campgrounds and at the Monday and Saturday night concerts.