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Wings, Water and Wheels Event at Laconia Airport – Touch a Plane, Touch a Truck
May 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
WinnAero will hold its Wings, Water and Wheels III event, Touch a Plane, Touch a Truck on Saturday, May 18 at the airport. This is a family-friendly event, running from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., rain or shine. Kids of all ages can get up close and personal with various airplanes, large construction trucks, a NASCAR pace vehicle from New Hampshire Motor Speedway, police cars, fire trucks, snowplows, ambulances, boats and other vehicles.
Admission to the event is a suggested $5 donation, or $20 for a family. All donations are tax deductible. The event is supported by the Laconia Airport Authority, the local chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association, and assisted by volunteers from the Civil Air Patrol and the Gilford High School technology education classes.
In addition to the planes and other vehicles to check out, local chapter 1516 pilots of the EAA, will be on hand to offer orientation flights for free. To be eligible for the free Young Eagle flights, participants must be between eight and 17 years of age. Parents or guardians must register and sign a release. For more information about EAA’s Young Eagles Program, visit www.youngeagles.org.