Spring Fling at the New England Air Museum

Monday, April 10 - Friday, April 21, 2017.

Celebrate the arrival of spring with two weeks of school vacation week programming at the New England Air Museum! Explore three giant exhibit hangars filled with over sixty historic aircraft and experience the wonders of flight through daily hands-on activities including:

  • Hands-on Build & Fly Challenges
  • Interactive Flight Science Demonstrations
  • Computerized Flight Simulators
  • Open Cockpit Experiences in historic aircraft

In addition to these daily activities, the following special events are scheduled:

  • Monday April 10 & Friday April 21, 2017: LEGO Flying Machine Contests
    10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    Children ages 3-12 will construct a futuristic flying machine using the New England Air Museum’s collection of LEGOs. Prizes will be awarded in three age categories, and winners need not be present to win.
  • Monday April 17, 2017 : Delta Dart Model Building Workshop
    10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    Build and fly a balsa Delta Dart airplane with help from our team of experts! Ages 8 and older, all children must be accompanied by an adult, and there is a $5.00 cost per model kit.
  • Tuesday April 11 & April 18, 2017 : Constellation Viewer Make & Take Workshop
    10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    Discover the secrets of the night sky, learn the history of constellations, and build your own paper portal to the stars.
  • Wednesday April 12 & April 19, 2017: Pinwheel Props Make & Take Workshop
    10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    What do pinwheels and propellers have in common? Find out by building your own paper pinwheel with the NEAM Public Programs Team.
  • Thursday April 13th & April 20, 2017: Rocket Balloons
    10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    Discover the history of rocketry by designing, building and racing your own rocket balloon down our rocket race track
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