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4 days ago

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Biggles and Jumpseat have ordered their hats, if you want one, order now, info here. Also all the info about the actual tour like how to purchase a flight. The Fun Flights Travel Air is participating is this summer tour with a bevy of other Travel Air vintage biplanes!

DAILY TOUR OPERATIONS FOR BARNSTORMING FANS!
Can you believe how close we are to the beginning of the 2018 American Barnstormers Tour?!?! There have been many inquiries about some daily operations and ride operations at each tour stop. We also now have hats for sale! Hopefully this post will help!

TOUR OPERATIONS FOR BARNSTORMING FANS!!
Biplane Rides: 9am-6pm daily (except Sundays, start times will be determined pending arrival time and setup. We will plan on wrapping up at 6pm these days as well)
Static Displays: 9am-6pm daily (except Sundays, start times will be determined pending arrival time and setup. We will plan on wrapping up at 6pm these days as well)
Static Spotlight: This is where each day we highlight a different static display Travel Air for about 30-45 minutes. Pilots will tell the story of their airplane, and open up to questions from the public.

Day 1/Sunday Spotlight Times: 1pm, 4pm
Day 2/ Day 3 Spotlight Times: 10:30am, 1:30pm, 4:30pm

Aerial Demonstrations: 2:30pm most days, but subject to change pending local FISDO instructions
RIDE OPERATIONS: (Weather permitting)
Rides are $80 per person for a 15 minute ride.
Each plane holds up to two passengers, if each guest is under 200 lbs.
Weight limit for single guests is 275 lbs
All rides are first come, first served.
No advance reservations.

WE ALSO HAVE OFFICIAL TOUR HATS NOW FOR SALE IN EITHER YELLOW OR BLACK!
Hats are $30 each, and include shipping. They can be purchased up until July 1, 2018 by calling 863.873.1339. Please specify color, provide Visa or MasterCard information and shipping address when ordering. All hats are shipped via USPS. Hats will be available for sale on tour sites WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! Get yours early to wear for our arrival in your city!

We can't wait to see everyone and share this incredible exhibition of vintage aircraft!

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1 week ago

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Sometimes it's worth it to persevere to get a flying slot in a crowded Fun Flights schedule. Sven, an amazing guy from Germany, came back two days in a row - he was determined to go up in our Travel Air. Not sure who had the most fun here! ...

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1 week ago

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Bessie Coleman, amazing aviator!On June 15, 1921, Bessie Coleman received her international pilot’s license No. 18.310. She was the first American of any race or gender to be directly awarded credentials to pilot an airplane from the Federation Aeronautique Internationale in France. To receive this license, she had to demonstrate high skill sets comprised of life-saving maneuvers including turning off the engine before touching down.

More of her incredible story: www.bessiecoleman.org/bio-bessie-coleman.php

#tbt #throwbackthursday #womeninaviation #flygirlstheseries National Aviation Hall of Fame FAI - World Air Sports Federation The Chicago Defender Black Girls Can Fly
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3 weeks ago

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Had a two-ship flight on Friday after meeting up at Flabob, with Magic One from Barnstormers Biplane Rides and Fun Flights Travel Air ‘Olive’. Both Travel Airs participating in 2018 American Barnstormers Tour this summer! ...

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