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Air Sports demonstrations planned at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

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  • By Lisa M. Riley

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will host an exciting day of Air Sports demonstrations Saturday, Oct. 28 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. on the museum grounds.

Visitors to the museum will see formation paramotor flying brought by the Airythmia Paramotor Demonstration Team, hot air balloons, radio-controlled aircraft, and a canopy formation parachute jump by Team Fastrax. This event is presented in conjunction with the National Aeronautic Association and the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI)/World Air Sports Federation.

Museum grounds will open at 7:30 a.m. for this free event and museum buildings will open for visitors at 9 a.m. Visitors are encouraged to bring a blanket or chairs.

All outdoor activities will be held weather permitting and are subject to change.

The Airythmia Paramotor Demonstration Team will conduct practice flights in the early morning and evenings of Thursday, Oct. 26 and Friday, Oct. 27 on the museum grounds.

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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

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