"The Biplanes & Brews Air Show showcases the museum’s magnificent collection of flying WWI era aircraft, allowing guests to get up close and also watch the skies fill with the brilliant colors of battling opponents. We’re excited to welcome so many Virginian breweries to our event."
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (PRWEB) September 17, 2019
The Military Aviation Museum’s Biplanes and Brews World War One Air Show soars into action October 5-6, in Virginia Beach, Va. Spectators will be transported back to the days of World War One with a weekend of live music, reenactors and aerial performances. Craft beer connoisseurs can pair the day’s entertainment with a brew in hand and food from vendors like Pittsburgh’s Best Food Truck and Red River Smokehouse. This year’s featured aircraft is the Thomas-Morse Scout (S-4), which was the favorite single seat training airplane produced in the U.S. during WWI.
A selection of libations will be offered from the following breweries: Smartmouth Brewing Co., Parkway Brewing Co., Reason Beer, Stone Brewing, New Realm Brewing, Pleasure House Brewing, Reaver Beach Brewing Co. and Potter's Craft Cider. Visitors may partake in vintage lawn games including: lawn bowling, badminton, cornhole, horseshoes and croquet.
“The Biplanes & Brews Air Show showcases the museum’s magnificent collection of flying WWI era aircraft, allowing guests to get up close and also watch the skies fill with the brilliant colors of battling opponents. We’re excited to welcome so many Virginian breweries to our event,” said Jarod Hoogland, Director of the Military Aviation Museum.
Beginning 9:00 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, guests are invited to wander through reenactor encampments, check out the military and aviation memorabilia, and view flights featuring the Military Aviation Museum’s collection of World War One aircraft. Theresa Eaman, The Manhattan Dolls and Jay Brown’s Grace Street Seven will take to the Museum’s stage throughout the weekend.
For those that want additional fun, the Military Aviation Museum will offer airplane rides over the incredible Virginia Beach landscape in two of their open-cockpit planes. Both their 1941 Boeing Stearman, which accommodates one passenger, and their Waco YMF-5, which fits two, will be available for booking. To schedule your 15 minute flight, visit https://store.militaryaviationmuseum.org/.
Free on-site parking is available for this event. Tickets are available online- $25 for an adult single-day admission or $45 for an adult weekend admission. Youth admission tickets are available for $12 for a single day admission and $20 for the weekend. A beer tasting package is available to add for $20, and includes a commemorative tasting glass and twelve (12) 4 oz. pours. To purchase tickets, visit http://www.BiplanesandBrews.com.
For more information about the Biplanes and Brews Air Show, call the Military Aviation Museum at 757- 721-7767 or go online to http://www.BiplanesandBrews.com.
About the Military Aviation Museum:
A 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization, the Military Aviation Museum is home to one of the world’s largest collections of airworthy military aircraft from the first 50-years of flight. Truly a living museum, its aircraft are in restoration at facilities around the world. Besides the main Museum the Virginia Beach complex features additional exhibition spaces, including a mid-1930s Luftwaffe hangar, originally from Cottbus, Germany, which now serves to house the Museum's collection of WWII-vintage German aircraft. Additional structures include the WWI Hangar, and the original radio control tower from RAF Goxhill built in England in 1942. Visit http://www.militaryaviationmuseum.org for more information or call 757-721-7767.
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