Thursday, April 14, 2011

Aviation Days scheduled

GULF SHORES, Ala. - The first of what officials hope to become an annual Aviation Days festival starts Friday at the Jack Edwards National Airport in Gulf Shores. The two-day event offers children and adults the chance to take the controls of an aircraft in flight, ride in a 1928 biplane, observe 35 different planes, including a "Hurricane Hunter" from Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Admission is free, and the hours are noon to 4:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. (Source: Mobile Press-Register, 04/14/11)