LAKELAND, FL – SUN ‘n FUN and the Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE) are hosting the campus’ annual Aerospace Discovery Day, a one day aerospace adventure complete with a flight opportunity on October 7, 2017 from 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
FLY IN A REAL AIRPLANE! Free “First Flights” to the first 200 students ages 8-17. Parent must be present
Scavenger Hunt for Prizes (awarded at 1 pm and 3:30 pm). WIN A DRONE!
SATURDAY’S FREE ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:
- Balsa Glider Construction
- Foam Glider
- Face Painting
- Weather (make a hurricane)
- Stomp Rockets
- Craft Station
- Solar Observations
- Rocket Construction (10 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
- Rocket Launches (1 to 3 p.m.)
- Construct a wing Rib
- Learn how sports science and newton’s laws relate to flying an airplane
- RC Airplane Demo (1 p.m.)
- Powered Parachute Demonstration (TBD)
- Static airplanes (Vintage Stearman Bi-Plane, Russian Mig, and more!
- Check out a Airport Fire Rescue Truck
Unlimited use with $5 “boarding pass”
- Bounce House
- Obstacle Course
- Dart Game
- Rock Wall
- Dodge Ball
Camping Registration opens at noon Friday, October 6, 2017 and closes at 9 pm, reopens at 9 am Saturday, October 7, 2017 and closes at noon
To register for the event please visit our website at http://flysnf.org
For more information on Aerospace Discovery Weekend, please contact Richele Floyd at 863-644-2431 or email her at RFloyd@flysnf.org
About SUN ‘n FUN: The SUN ‘n FUN mission is to preserve and enhance the future of flight through world-class events, inspiring and educating people of all ages. The SUN ‘n FUN Convention Campus offers an experience for all ages year-round. Proceeds from any event at SUN ‘n FUN, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, are returned to education programs and activities and help support the Central Florida Aerospace Academy and Aerospace Center for Excellence. For more information on SUN ‘n FUN visit www.flysnf.org.