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Winter Flight Fest

Winter Flight Fest | February 11, 2023 | EAA Aviation Museum

The Skiplane Fly-in and complimentary chili lunch have been canceled due to weather conditions.

Winter Flight Fest will take place at the EAA Aviation Museum on Saturday, February 11, and will feature indoor excitement and family-friendly activities.

From 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., kids and those who are young-at-heart can enjoy hands-on activities, interactive exhibits, and more! Concessions are available from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

EAA Winter Fight Fest Family Activities All-Day Museum Activities

  • Wright Flyer Simulator: Experience what the very first powered flight was like!
  • Paper Airplane Launcher: Launch your own paper airplane through a power launcher.
  • X-Planes: Put your own experimental X-plane through various obstacles.
  • Clothespin Airplanes: Make your own airplane refrigerator magnet.
  • Pararescue Challenge: Build a parachute and put it to the test in our wind tunnel.
  • Indoor Model Airplane Flying: See what it takes to build and fly a radio-controlled model airplane!

EAA Winter Flight Fest Airplane Model Building ContestAirplane Model Building Contest

Calling all ages, youth and adult, to build an aviation-themed model off-site for EAA’s Winter Flight Fest Model Building Contest! There will be two brackets, adult and youth. The award-winning models will receive a plaque.

Contestants must have their entries in the museum’s Air Racing Gallery by 1 p.m. Judging starts at 2 p.m., and winners will be announced immediately following judging.

EAA Winter Flight Fest

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