ON THE ROAD: Arlington Fly-In
When: July 11-15. The main gate will be open 8 a.m.-6 p.m. July 11-12, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. July 13-14 and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. July 15.
Where: Arlington Airport, Arlington
What: This annual event is a mix of flying and driving machines. There will be air shows, guest speakers, festivities and more.
Air show: Performances will be 2-5 p.m. July 12-14. Among the performers will be aerobatic pilots Ken Fowler, Eric Hansen and Vicki Benzing; John Mrzaek flying his Harvard Mark IV; glider pilot Paul Hajduk; and Hans von der Hofen, who is know for importing Czech Aero L-29 and L-39s into the United States
Airplane highlights: This year’s show will include a 75th anniversary of the Piper Cub airplane; a collection of planes on display from the Flying Heritage Collection, based at Paine Field in Everett; an appearance by a 1933 Stinson Model O; and there will be a hot air balloon night glow on July 14. Visitors also can take a ride onboard a 1930 D-25 biplane or the World War II B-17 heavy bomber Sentimental Journey. The cost of those rides is in addition to the admission price.
Other events: There will be an expanded car show on July 14. Visitors will have the chance to board a Vietnam era river patrol boat. There will be displays of military vehicles and a demonstration by a tank.
Tickets: Admission is $15 on July 11, $18 July 12-14 and free on July 15. Children 15 and younger are admitted free. Online discounts are available. A weekly pass is $40.
Information: Go to arlingtonflyin.org.Jeffrey P. Mayor, email@example.com