WWII Weekend Web
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MID-ATLANTIC AIR MUSEUM'S WORLD WAR II
RE-ENACTORS, FALL IN!
Re-enactor Registration for the 27th Annual WWII Weekend and Gathering of Warbirds is now open. In order to register you must be listed on the group roster submitted by the group leader of an invited participating group. If you are not currently listed on a group roster, you must contact the group leader to become a member.
SPECIAL GUESTS ANNOUNCED
The heart and soul of every MAAM WWII Weekend, our honored Special Guests, have been announced for the 27th Annual event. Led off by a legendary United States Marine, Hershel "Woody" Williams, a Medal of Honor awardee for his actions in the Battle of Iwo Jima, the roster includes a fine selection of World War II veterans from all services and theaters of war. Check out our line-up on the WW2 Weekend Web by clicking the Special Guests bomb link.
TRY OUT YOUR WINGS IN A SQUADRON OF WARBIRDS
Eleven different vintage aircraft, ranging from a single-engine primary trainer to the heaviest bomber of World War II , will be selling rides at the 2017 WWII Weekend . Trainers, transports, fighters or bombers - the choice is yours. Click on the Warbird Rides bomb link for the straight skinny.
WWIIWE ADVANCE TICKETS GO ON SALE ON BLACK FRIDAY
2017 World War II Weekend advance ticket sales will begin on Friday, November 25, 2016 and orders will be filled in time for holiday giving. "This is a departure from our standard practice of filling ticket orders in March", said Museum President, Russ Strine. Beginning sales on Black Friday will allow purchases for those "stocking stuffers" that we all look for.Advance prices are; Adults $26, ($3.00 off the gate price); Children's $10 ($3.00 off the gate price); Three Day Pass $75 ( $9.00 off the gate price), Friday Ham Dinner, $14 and Saturday Chicken BBQ $13.
GEICO SKYTYPERS WILL PERFORM AT 2017 WWII WEEKEND
The Mid Atlantic Air Museum is pleased to announce that the GEICO Skytypers Airshow Team, a six ship aerobatic team flying the North American SNJ-2, will perform at the Museums World War II Weekend set for June 2-3-4, 2017.
The GEICO Skytypers Airshow Team will also "skytype" around the local area all three days of the event.
"This is an exciting first for World War II Weekend", said Museum President Russ Strine, "as this is our first ever, six ship formation team".
The GEICO Skytypers Airshow Team will perform an 18 minute low-level flying demonstration each day of the show.
MIGHTY FIFI RETURNS TO READING
The Commemorative Air Force's B-29 "FIFI" is set to return to the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum's World War II Weekend June 2-3-4, 2017. Rides will again be offered in the big bomber. Please check this website to see when reservations start.
THE WILDCAT IS BACK
Performer Greg Shelton and his Grumman FM-2 Wildcat will return to the Mid Atlantic Air Museum's World War II Weekend June 2-3-4, 2017. Greg's thrilling performances were missed in 2016 due to urgent family matters, however the Wildcat will "smoke up the skies" again in 2017. Welcome back Greg!
DATES OF FUTURE WORLD WAR II WEEKENDS
In case you like to plan long-range, MAAM's WWII Weekend is always held the first full weekend (including Friday) in June. June 2-3-4, 2017; June 1-2-3, 2018; June 7-8-9, 2019; June 5-6-7, 2020;
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