Press Release: The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Connecticut will hold its annual Veterans Day Event “A Tribute to our Veterans, Servicemen & Servicewomen” on Sunday, November 9th, 2014. Visitors to the Museum will have the opportunity to meet and talk one-on-one with veterans of World War Two, and later conflicts in Korea, Viet Nam, Iraq & Afghanistan. They will also have the chance to sit in the cockpits of a number of combat aircraft including the F-100 Super Sabre, the P-47 Thunderbolt, the UH-1 Iroquois and AH-1 Cobra helicopters plus other types as well.
Additionally, representatives from several organizations including the Department of Veterans Affairs, the New Haven Veteran Center and others will be on hand to offer service & support to active service personnel, their families & veterans. They will provide detailed information about their programs. Museum educators will offer hands-on activities for younger visitors and the Museum’s Flight Sim Spot full-flight simulator experience will be available throughout most of the day. For the convenience of visitors, a food vendor will be on site serving sandwiches, snacks and beverages.
On this day, and on each day in November, all veterans and active service members will be admitted FREE OF CHARGE. For more information, visit www.neam.org or call (860) 623-3305.
The New England Air Museum is open seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and is located in Windsor Locks, Connecticut adjacent to the Bradley International Airport. Take I-91 north or south to CT. exit 40 (Route 20) to Route 75 north. Admission is $12 for ages 12 and up, $11 for seniors 65 and up and $6.50 for ages 4 to 11. Children under 4 are admitted free.