AMC Museum celebrates 30th anniversary with Festival of Flight


DOVER — Celebrate the Air Mobility Command Museum’s 30th anniversary at the three-day Festival of Flight.
The weekend event starts Friday, Sept. 23, with an exclusive party and raffle. Each $100 ticket holder has a chance to win one of many unique prizes.
The festival continues on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24-25, with the museum’s largest open aircraft day. More than 20 will be open to visitors.
In addition to the museum’s aircraft, the 436th Airlift Wing will have a C-5M Super Galaxy and C-17 Globemaster III open for the public.
Admission to the Saturday and Sunday events is free.
A limited number of tickets remain available for the Festival of Flight party, a benefit for the AMC Museum Foundation.
A ticket includes admission for two, one entry into the raffle, heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer, live jazz music by the Milford Community Band.
There will be a special guest appearance by Lt. Gen. William Welser III, USAF (Ret.), former DAFB Wing Commander.
Tickets can be purchased at the Air Mobility Command Museum Store, or online at
The party starts at 6 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m. The raffle drawings begin at 7:30 p.m. Dress is party festive. You do not have to be present to win.
Raffle Prizes:
•Grand Prize—Round-trip limo ride to New Jersey for an aircraft flight up the Hudson River and around the Statue of Liberty for two people
•First Prize—Flight for two in the award-winning B-25 bomber “Panchito” during Oct 1, 2016 Wings and Wheels airshow at Georgetown, DE
•Sightseeing flight, Looking for Eagles, for one in a 1941 Army PT-17 Stearman (open cockpit bi-plane)
•Sightseeing flight, Looking for Ospreys, for one in a 1941 Army PT-17 Stearman
•Sightseeing flight, Sassafras/Chester Rivers, for one in a 1941 Navy PT-17 Stearman
•Sightseeing flight, Delmarva low-level, for one in a 1939 J-3 Cub (Army Air Force markings)
•Sightseeing flight, Delmarva low-level, for one in a 1947 USAF L-16 Grasshopper (observation plane)
•Sightseeing flight, Looking for Eagles and Ospreys, for one in a 1947 USAF L-16 Grasshopper
•Sightseeing flight, Low and Slow, for one in a Moyes Dragonfly (ultra-light aircraft)
•Sightseeing flight, Soaring over Delmarva, glider flight for one in a Schweizer SGS 2-33
•Birthday party location for up to 15 children inside the museum’s C-133 Cargomaster (tables, chairs, and sound system provided)
•Party in the C-5 Galaxy for up to 30 adults for special 30th Anniversary showing of motion picture Top Gun (beer, soda, and popcorn provided)
•Aerial photo of your house by Mike Baker, C.M. Baker Photography
•Wine and Cheese party for 12 in the museum’s aircraft control tower (wine and cheese furnished or winner’s option).

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