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Wings & Wheels set for Saturday at Hummel

imageWings & Wheels will be held Saturday, September 27, at Hummel Field at Topping in Middlesex County.

There will be an antique aircraft fly-in and classic car show. Over 200 autos and nearly 100 airplanes are expected for the event. 

Exhibits, crafts, displays, a bluegrass band, children’s carnival and Chesapeake Bay-style food will be featured. There will be model aircraft and air show action. Antique boats and boat models will be exhibited. Antique and modern aircraft rides will be offered.

Contact Jamie Barnhardt at 804-758-2753 or visit http://www.wingsandwheels.us for more information.

Wings and Wheels is sponsored by the Virginia Department of Aviation (VDOA) and Middlesex County. Parking donation proceeds go to the Hartfield Volunteer Fire Department.

Visitors will be able to take an air tour in a helicopter, an airplane or an open cockpit 1940’s vintage Stearman bi-plane.

Live bluegrass music will be performed by the “Honeywind Bluegrass Boys” from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. and again from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

At 11 a.m. there will be a trick model helicopter demonstration and a fly over by a 200 mile per hour Lear jet model.

At 1 p.m. there will be a demonstration by military dogs from Ft. Eustis and by Middlesex police dog “Syrus” with his trainer Austin Moon of the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office.At 2 p.m. a model aviation air show presented by Radioactive Airshows takes to the skies.

Awards will be presented at 3 p.m.

The Middlesex Lions Club will sell breakfast and lunch.

posted 09.25.2008

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