Friday, July 18, 2014

100th anniversary of the start of World War I in Europe

From National Museum of the US Air Force  - DAYTON, Ohio -- Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I in Europe as one of the nation's premier historical aviation events brings the excitement and adrenaline of early air power to Ohio, Sept. 27-28 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. 

The World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous will feature vintage reproduction full-scale and 7/8-scale aircraft, such as the Nieuport, SE-5 and Fokker Dr. I triplane. Pilots will perform precision flying in the skies above the museum and compete in a flour-bombing competition, with aircraft launching from and landing on the field behind the museum.

Additional activities will include period re-enactors in a war encampment setting, era automobiles on display and participating in a parade, flying exhibitions by WWI radio-controlled aircraft, simulators, games, guest speakers, and a collector's show for WWI items. Food and merchandise will also be available for sale.

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