by Dulles Moms | August 26, 2019 10:48 am
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Speed. Agility. Precision. That’s what the Royal Air Force’s Red Arrows are all about. They are one of the world’s premier aerobatic display teams, flying Hawk fast-jets in awe-inspiring formations and stunts.
The Red Arrows will be stopping by the Udvar-Hazy Center on August 27, 2019, as part of their North American tour. Following a flypast of the museum, three Red Arrows Hawk T1s will be on display on the ramp outside. Explore the aircraft up close, talk to the ground crew and engineers, hear from the Red Arrows pilots, and more. The schedule, weather permitting, is:
9:30 am: Museum opens
10 am: Red Arrows flyover
10:15 am: Red Arrows taxi in
10:30 am: Aircraft in place
11:30 am, 12:30 pm, & 2 pm: Pilots panel discussion (inside)
3 pm: Ramp closes for Red Arrows departure
Admission is always free. Parking is fee-based before 4 pm.
What: Red Arrows Flyover & Display
When: August 27, 2019; find the time(s) here
Where: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air & Space Museum Pkwy., Chantilly, VA 20151
Event Details: Find them here
The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, commonly known as the Udvar-Hazy Center, is the second location of the National Air and Space Museum, the original of which is located on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Also part of the Smithsonian family, this destination is a great place for aerial enthusiasts or anyone interested in exploring anything that has to do with air and space! Like it’s sister museum, the Udvar-Hazy Center showcases the history and science of aviation and spaceflight as well as planetary science and terrestrial geology/geophysics.
Its two huge hangars display thousands of aviation and space artifacts, including a Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, a Concorde, and the Space Shuttle Discovery! The museum also boasts an IMAX Theater and an observation tower that gives visitors a 360-degree bird’s-eye view of Dulles International Airport and the surrounding area.
Disclaimer/Terms: This opportunity is subject to last-minute cancellations; always confirm by calling/clicking.
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