The Weekender: Enjoy An Airshow, Meet An Astronaut


SocialFlight has a busy Weekender schedule lined up with airplane and helicopter rides, cars and bikes, and a two-day airshow.Bakersfield Municipal Airport in California will host an Open House & Fly-In on Saturday, featuring Harmon Rocket kit creator John Harmon, Young Eagles airplane rides and plenty of airplanes to view. Fly in and tie down behind the Rocket Shop Cafe and stop in for breakfast or lunch.

Also Saturday, Wakefield Municipal in Virginia will host a fly-in, car and bike show. More than 20 vendors will offer food and more; airplanes, cars and bikes will be on display and there will be live music and door prizes.

The Great Tennessee Air Show will take place all weekend at Smyrna/Rutherford County Airport,featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, Breitling Jet team, an F-22 demonstration, Sean Tucker and many more performers.

The Save Our Flying Heritage organization will sponsor a fly-in and display day in Meridianville, Alabama, on Saturday. See static displays of a UH-1 Gunship and other military aircraft, and meet Army astronaut Brigadier General Robert Stewart, who will be signing autographs. Free airplane rides will be on hand, along with military helicopter rides for purchase.