Get Your Dose of Aviation History at the 2014 Long Beach Airport Fly-In

An airplane from last year's fly-in. Photo by Hannah Maynard.

Meet the Fokker S-11, a 1920s Dutch primary trainer with a propeller engine and the Cessna 172G Skyhawk, the king of lightweight aircraft in the 1960s. Walk around a Boeing C-17, marvel it its size and its history as a military cargo plane, developed after the Cold War. Check out the Bell 206B-3 Jet Ranger, one of the most widely-used and successful commercial helicopters ever built.

These are just a few of the aircraft that will be on static display at the Long Beach Airport's Fly-In 2014, a festival featuring entertainment, food trucks, the Aquarium of the Pacific's Aquarium on Wheels and a JetBlue giveaway. On Saturday, November 15 from 11:00AM to 3:00PM, find out about flight schools, commercial airlines and nerd out with a dose of aviation history.

This year, airport tenants, including JetBlue and Paradise, among others, will donate gifts for the opportunity drawing. If you bring a pantry or canned food item to donate for the Food Finders Drive, you will be made eligible for the opportunity drawing.

Follow the Long Beach Airport on Facebook for event updates or call 562-570-2678 for more information. Pets are not allowed at this event.



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