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National Museum of the USAF hosts Wings, Rails and Wheels Model Expo Event

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  • By Lisa M. Riley

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force invites visitors of all ages to come to the Wings, Rails and Wheels Model Expo Event on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

On display will be a diverse array of unique, scaled model aircraft, locomotives and motor vehicles of all kinds featured against the backdrop of the museum's aircraft displays. Visitors will also have the chance to interact with the modelers and learn about the model-making process and the hobby of model making. Advanced registration is not required to attend this unique and inspiring event.

In 2023, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force celebrates its 100th Anniversary.  Since 1923 the museum has grown from a small engineering study collection to the world's largest military aviation museum and is a world-renowned center for air and space power technology and culture preservation. Join us throughout 2023 as we celebrate our storied history with special events and exhibits for visitors of all ages. Visit our website for more information at www.nationamuseum.af.mil.

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio, is the world’s largest military aviation museum. With free admission and parking, the museum features more than 350 aerospace vehicles and missiles and thousands of artifacts amid more than 19 acres of indoor exhibit space. Each year thousands of visitors from around the world come to the museum. For more information, visit www.nationalmuseum.af.mil.

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NOTE TO PUBLIC: For more information, contact the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at (937) 255-3286.