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Barnstorming Carnival 2018

July 14 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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One event on July 15, 2018 at 8:00am


Barnstorming of the 1920’s and 1930’s was by far one of the most important era’s to the world of aviation. Pilots flew their open cockpit aircraft all over the countryside of the United States and introduced our communities to the airplane and the sky. Pilots traveled from town to town offering airplane rides and putting on airshows were called barnstormers. Once they sold enough rides in the town, they would pack up and move to the next town for more barnstorming. This is your chance to see real modern day barnstormers and there beautifully restored aircraft travel through the Ohio valley area.

  • Pancake/ Fly-in breakfast Saturday & Sunday 8:00-11:00 am
  • Main festival activities Saturday 8am-7pm and Sunday 8am to 5pm
Our two-day event will have many activities for you and your family to enjoy:
  • Antique biplane rides
  • Vintage 1920 and 1930 aircraft on display with actual barnstorming pilots
  • RC Model airplane and Helicopter demonstrations
  • Kids Bounce house
  • Lucky the Clown
  • Magic Show with Phil Dalton (Sat/Sun 2pm)
  • Paper Rocket building ( 11:00, 1:00 & 3:00 pm) Both Days
  • Preflight (12:30 & 3:30)
  • Meet the barnstormer  (12:00 & 3:00)
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July 14
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Springfield-Beckly Municipal Airport
1251 W. Blee Rd
Springfield, OH 45502 United States
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