Catch the Magic of Classic Airplanes and Rare Cars

Wings & Wheels takes off June 22nd

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Kick off the summer with the whole family at the 6th annual Detroit’s Invitational Wings & Wheels presented by the Michigan Flight Museum on June 22nd, 2024. The festival-like atmosphere is located at the Roush Aeronautics Center located at 48075 Tyler Road, Belleville, MI 48111 starts at 2 pm and concludes at 6 pm. Stroll among rare automobiles including a 1949 Hudson Commodore, the 1970 Johnny Lightning from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, and a 1994 Dodge Viper in a one-year-only color combination. In total, there will be 100 unique vehicles ranging from 1910 through 2017 models along with an unusual 1948 Whizzer Model J Pacemaker, which looks like a motorized bicycle.

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Along with whimsical vehicles that remain on the ground, spectators will also gaze upon some 25 vintage aircraft including a World War II-era bomber, the B-25 Georgie’s Gal, and a Korean/Vietnam-era Fairchild C-123K Provider called Thunderpig, which is the only flying version of this aircraft in the world. If flight is your fancy, you’ll be able to take a ride on a Huey Helicopter and experience the exhilarating rush of wind in your face with the doors wide open and the “whomp, whomp” iconic sound of the Huey.

Catch the Magic of Classic Airplanes and Rare Cars

Kids will enjoy activities designed for them including pedal cars and planes, art easels, building blocks and a live eagle from the Michigan Avian Experience. A variety of delicious food and refreshing beverages are available onsite. Tickets are cheaper in advance and children ages 15 and younger are free! See details at https://miflightmuseum.org/wingsandwheels/.

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About Michigan Flight Museum:  Established in 1981, the Michigan Flight Museum is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization.  The Michigan Flight Museum dedicates itself to educating individuals through the history of American aeronautics, aerospace industry and its associated technologies while inspiring generations through personal experiences to instill pride in our national accomplishments. Visit  www.MiFlightMuseum.org to discover more or call 734-483-4030.

 
Moreno-Aguiari

Born in Milan, Italy, Moreno moved to the U.S. in 1999 to pursue a career as a commercial pilot. His aviation passion began early, inspired by his uncle, an F-104 Starfighter Crew Chief, and his father, a military traffic controller. Childhood adventures included camping outside military bases and watching planes at Aeroporto Linate. In 1999, he relocated to Atlanta, Georgia, to obtain his commercial pilot license, a move that became permanent. With 24 years in the U.S., he now flies full-time for a Part 91 business aviation company in Atlanta. He is actively involved with the Commemorative Air Force, the D-Day Squadron, and other aviation organizations. He enjoys life with his supportive wife and three wonderful children.

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About Moreno Aguiari 3338 Articles
Born in Milan, Italy, Moreno moved to the U.S. in 1999 to pursue a career as a commercial pilot. His aviation passion began early, inspired by his uncle, an F-104 Starfighter Crew Chief, and his father, a military traffic controller. Childhood adventures included camping outside military bases and watching planes at Aeroporto Linate. In 1999, he relocated to Atlanta, Georgia, to obtain his commercial pilot license, a move that became permanent. With 24 years in the U.S., he now flies full-time for a Part 91 business aviation company in Atlanta. He is actively involved with the Commemorative Air Force, the D-Day Squadron, and other aviation organizations. He enjoys life with his supportive wife and three wonderful children.

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