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Cavanaugh Flight Museum salutes Vietnam veterans at Warbirds over Addison May 13-14, 2017
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May 13, 2017
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Addison, Texas -- Cavanaugh Flight Museum, the largest collection of flying historic and military aircraft in the Southwest, hosts its biggest weekend of the year, Warbirds Over Addison, May 13-14, 2017.  North Texas aviation buffs will have the chance to see, touch and even FLY in many of the planes in the unparalleled Cavanaugh collection.

The Cavanaugh Flight Museum will fly many of its treasured WWII, Korean War, and Vietnam-era airplanes including: the P­©\51 Mustang, AD-­5 Skyraider, FM2 Wildcat, and many more.

Aviation fans can book personal flights at discounted rates in many of these historical planes.  Flights start at just $75!

Guests can enjoy aircraft on display plus a Naval carrier aircraft operation demonstration and Sherman Tank demo.

This year, the Cavanaugh will recognize Vietnam veterans with special pricing.  The weekend showcases not only the extensive Cavanaugh collection, but also visiting aircraft brought in by warbird enthusiasts and museum collections around the country. 

 

Event Details:            Warbirds over Addison

Date:                           May 13-14, 2017

Hours:                         10:00 a.m. ¨C 4:00 p.m.

Location:                    Cavanaugh Flight Museum

                                    4572 Claire Chennault, Addison, TX 75001

                                    972-380-8800

Admission:                Adults: $10

                                    Veterans:  $9

Children (4-12): $5

About the Cavanaugh Flight Museum:

The Cavanaugh Flight Museum is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization devoted to promoting aviation studies and to perpetuating America¡¯s aviation heritage; the museum fulfills its mission by restoring, operating, maintaining and displaying historically-significant vintage aircraft, and by collecting materials related to the history of aviation.

Most visitors opt to enjoy the Museum¡¯s collections on a self-guided basis by reading the informative signs near each aircraft or display; however, formal museum-guided tours are also available by appointment. The Museum is open every day EXCEPT Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year¡¯s Day -- even offers birthday parties!