Wings and Wheels Expo – Event Information

North American B-25J Panchito

 The Delaware Aviation Museum Foundation (DAMF) in Georgetown DE, will be offering flight experience rides (maximum of four flights only) in their North American B-25 medium bomber like the ones used by the Doolittle Raiders. 


Experience flight from several different positions on the aircraft: behind the pilots, the bombardier's position in the nose, below the top gun turret, waist and tail gunners' positions.


This is a rare opportunity to fly onboard  one of the few remaining B-25s!


Its amazing production rate, its versatility, and its heavy use by several Allied countries during WWII all make the B-25 one of the most recognizable aircraft in the world!

 

It's a once-in-a-lifetime chance to experience flight in one of these vintage warbirds. Cost is $425 per person during the 2019 Wings and Wheels Expo, September 7.


Make your reservations early: Call (443) 458-8926 

to hold your seat! 

Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt II

Idolized and praised by American ground troops everywhere, the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II 'Warthog' still protects the U.S. groundfighter


Hagerstown MD was the production center for 713 of these impressive A-10s until 1974, when local production was halted. Unrivaled in close air support, the A-10 continues to serve in a variety of missions.


We always welcome the 175th Wing of the MD Air National Guard for participating in 'Wings and Wheels' and bringing one of these aircraft for visitors to see, and for the chance for attendees to speak to the flight crew.


The C-123K 'Thunderpig'


Many of our Vietnam Era veterans will recall the many interesting (and more forgetful!) memories of riding in C-123s during that conflict (at upper left, in the photo gallery below).


At Wings and Wheels, you can view and walk-through this rugged and notable plane, today owned by our friends at The Air Heritage Museum in Beaver Falls, PA.


Alas y Ruedas Expo 

2019 7 Septembre 

Hagerstown Aeropuerto Regional
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Classic Cars, Trucks And More!

Wings and Wheels Expo is The Only Gathering of
Vintage Aircraft and Classic Vehicles Anywhere in the Cumberland Valley Region


We feature a large display of Fairchild aircraft built in Hagerstown at every Wings and Wheels Expo. 


But unlike many air shows, we also toss in warbirds, modern leisure aircraft, classic cars, trucks, RC model airplanes, an airport open house, rides, live music and food! 


Again this year the museum will also display its original fuselage of a RARE 1919 Bellanca CE aircraft – one of the very first airplanes and built right here in Hagerstown.


In addition an Open House by The Hagerstown Regional Airport will include displays from airport businesses, airport maintenance, firefighting equipment, exhibits, and private aircraft displays. 


There's a lot to see and do. 

The question is: 

Can you experience it all in just seven hours in one day?

America's Largest Collection of Vintage Fairchild Aircraft

Welcome to Our Show!

 The Hagerstown Aviation Museum has received and acquired more than 20 historic aircraft, most of them built in Hagerstown, MD at the Fairchild Aircraft facility near the Pennsylvania-Maryland state line. 


Many of these aircraft will be on display and open to the public.  


Please Remember the Following

FREE parking is available at the airport terminal parking lot. 


Follow the event signs.
The Expo gate is located west of the terminal and behind the airport firehouse.


 Cameras and recording devices are more than welcomed!


No smoking, no weapons and NO alcohol is permitted.


No pets or animals are permitted, with the exception of service dogs.


The Hagerstown Regional Airport and the Hagerstown Aviation Museum reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone and are not responsible for accidents involving persons or property, or for the theft of personal property.

Other Featured Activities

See All Types of Fairchilds!

 Other museum aircraft such as the 1943 Fairchild PT-19 WWII trainer and the 1928 Kreider-Reisner KR-31 biplane will be on display along with many privately-owned Fairchild aircraft.  


Our 2019 Wings and Wheels Expo will also be the unveiling of our latest collection acquisition.


This rare and hard-to-find early 1930's Fairchild open cockpit sportster airplane was acquired by the Hagerstown Aviation Museum 

in June this year. 


With only minimal work required upon purchase, this visually stunning airplane will be presented to the general public at 12 Noon on Saturday, September 7!


Can you guess what the model of 

our most recent Fairchild airplane 

may be?

Vintage Airplanes That Made History

 Visitors can also walk through the museum’s 1948 Fairchild C-82 Packet and the museum's 1953 Fairchild C-119 'Flying Boxcar,' and discover firsthand the fascinating impact that the Hagerstown, MD plant had on the world's military aviation industry!

Pick-Up Some Cool Museum 'Swag!'

 Museum merchandise, books, DVDs, shirts, hats and toys will be for sale during Wings and Wheels Expo. 


A special 100th Anniversary t-shirt will be available for purchase while quantities last! 

Walk Through Fairchild's Huge C-119 'Flying Boxcar'

The end of production at Hagerstown for the C-82, gives birth in late 1949 to the amazing flying machine dubbed 'The Flying Boxcar' – the Fairchild C-119. Walk-through this impressive cargo transport, and experience the flight crew's view from the elevated cockpit!

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