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The Frontiers of Flight Museum will host its annual Beat the Heat Saturday: Helicopter Day on Aug. 16. Come see a CareFlite helicopter and other helicopter related displays among a variety of family-fun activities.

Cool off at the Frontiers of Flight Museum’s Beat the Heat Saturday: Helicopter Day on Aug. 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 6911 Lemmon Ave.  It’s a great way to enjoy indoor fun during these hot Dog Days of August.  It's also a perfect activity to cap off the summer for the little aviators in your family. 

This year's event will include a day full great family activities, including: 

  • A CareFlite helicopter and other helicopter-related displays,
  • Globe-circling aviator Amelia Rose Earhart,
  • A presentation and book signing by WWII POW Fiske Hanley,
  • Our always-popular Open Cockpit Day,
  • The dedication of a large-scale model of Richard Byrd’s Ford Tri-motor,
  • A chance to enjoy a cool Kona Ice®, and
  • Fascinating tales from our Living History Volunteers

The Frontiers of Flight Museum, a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate, is a gem in the North Texas community that attracts over 100,000 visitors annually including 30,000 students.  The Museum is conveniently located just north of downtown on Lemmon Avenue at the southeast side of Dallas Love Field Airport, north of Mockingbird Lane.

Housed in a modern 100,000-square-foot facility, the Frontiers of Flight Museum provides a focal point to explore the history and progress of aviation, as mankind continues to pursue going higher, faster and farther. Educational classes for all ages are offered throughout the year, designed to excite the imagination in science, technology, engineering, and math through spacecraft design, aerodynamics, model-building, space survival, and other disciplines.

For information call: (214) 350-1651 or visit Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Admission $3-$8. For information call: (214) 350-3600. 

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