- Olympic Flight Museum
- 7637 Old Hwy 99 SE, Tumwater, WA 98501
Saturday, June 16th & Sunday June 17th
The Western Washington air show season kicks off on Father’s Day weekend at the celebrated Olympic Air Show, hosted by the Olympic Flight Museum at the Olympia Regional Airport. This 20th anniversary event on June 16-17, 2018, will feature aerobatic demonstrations from museum aircraft such as the Goodyear FG-1D Corsair, and the P-51D Mustang, American Beauty. Special guests include the Curtiss P 40C Tomahawk on Saturday, June 16th courtesy of Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum. The B25D Mitchell Bomber Grumpy, courtesy of the Historic Flight Foundation, will be back to offer rides for $495.
The museum will also exhibit helicopters from its collection, including the UH-1H Huey, AH-1 Cobra, and the only flying example of a Kaman HH-43 Huskie. Military aircraft and displays are represented from most military branches and eras from World War II, Korea and Vietnam. The Smoke-n-Thunder jet car will challenge a race on the runway with the formidable Dornier Alphajet or the AH-1 Cobra Gunship on both days of the event.
Additional event features include a World War II encampment with authentic military vehicles and uniformed personnel, Columbia Distributing beer garden, food and merchandise vendors, and a variety of youth activities. The weekend event promises to deliver the excitement of aerobatic demonstrations and heritage aviation that visitors anticipate.
Early hotel reservations are recommended.
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