Summer 2016 Tour #4

WWII Aviation Museum
July 28th at 6:30 pm - RSVP

ADDRESS:

755 Aviation  Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80916.

These facilities are on the west side of the Colorado Springs Municipal Airport. From Powers Boulevard, turn east onto  Fountain  Boulevard, then north onto Aviation Way.  Turn east into parking lot at 755 Aviation Way.

PARKING: Free parking provided in front of the Museum toward  east end of parking lot.

TOUR GUIDES: Al and Becky Rohr

TOUR COORDINATOR: TBA

THE TOUR:

National Museum of WW II Aviation

This is a unique museum, dedicated solely to American aviation history during the World War II era.  The main venue is a comprehensive depiction of the stories of science and technology, aircraft testing and development,  invention,  bravery, skill and commitment  which made the difference in winning the war.   The museum contains numerous historical displays and artifacts of this critical time for our nation. In addition the WestPac Restorations venue will take us behind  the scenes, showing us the complicated  process of restoring actual aircraft recovered and then re-assembled to original flying condition.

NOTE: There is no attendance restriction – HOWEVER,  you must pre-register via phone to Al & Becky Rohr (719-641-1542) no later than July 20thso that the Museum  can have adequate tour  guides on hand.   If you do not pre-register, you may not participate in this Tour. There will be a $10 cash fee required  at the check-in  table that evening. Please make sure you arrive at 6:00 so that we can get everyone checked in prior to 6:30. Thanks!

HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE: Yes

RESTROOM FACILITIES: Yes

COST:

$10 to HPA Members
Non-Members $15

See NOTE above. Pre-registration required.

If you have questions about this tour, contact:
Sherry L. Neese, Program Chair
Tel: (Evenings)719.638.0166, (Cell) 719.648.4377

 


This project is partially funded by a State Historic Fund grant awarded from the Colorado Historical Society.