New England Air Museum to Hold Open Cockpit Event On Father’s Day, Sunday June 17

The New England Air Museum has announced that it will hold its next Open Cockpit event on Sunday, June 17th, Father’s Day. On that day, visitors will be permitted to climb into the cockpits of up to 12 vintage aircraft, a full-motion flight simulator and two static flight simulators.


The aircraft to be open include the famous Vought Corsair of WWII, the North American F-100 Super Sabre, a DC-3 airliner, several helicopters and more.  There will be additional hands on activities for the enjoyment of the younger visitors during the event. For the convenience of all, a food vendor will be on site all day.


The Open Cockpit program runs from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM with the Museum and Gift Shop staying open until 5:00 PM.  Sneakers or rubber-soled shoes are recommended.  TheNew EnglandAirMuseumis located byBradley International Airportin Windsor Locks,Conn.  Take I-91 north or south to exit 40 (Rt. 20 / Bradley Airport Connector) and then Rt. 75 north to the Museum. 


For further information, call the Museum at (860) 623-3305 or visit