Wings & Wheels Fly-In Event Set for August 3

Aviation enthusiasts and classic car lovers are in for a treat at the annual Wings & Wheels Fly-In event scheduled for August 3, 2024. This free community event promises a day full of displays, activities, delicious food, and family-friendly entertainment from 9 AM to 3 PM at the Garrett County Airport.

Attendees will have the opportunity to get up close with a variety of aircraft, meet the pilots, and admire vintage and classic cars in the Split Shifter's Classic Car Show. There is also an exclusive meeting tent for pilots to meet, relax, and talk with each other.

There will also be a unique bicycle show and a fun scavenger hunt for all ages. Special scheduled performances include a War Bird Display/Performance at 11:00 AM, exciting Piper Cub EAA Rides, a Kids' Candy Drop at 1:00 PM, and a demonstration by the Prince George's County Police Helicopter at 2:00 PM.

Food and refreshments will be plentiful, featuring Lakeside Creamery Ice Cream, Sweitzer's BBQ, Travel Mug Coffee, and offerings from Mary and Martha Ministries at Faith Church including hot dogs, baked goods, popcorn, and more. Admission to the event is free, allowing everyone to enjoy all the activities and performances without any cost.

This event is a fantastic opportunity for families and individuals to enjoy a day of fun and learning. With a mix of aviation and automotive displays, performances, and delicious food, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

"We are thrilled to host the Wings & Wheels Fly-In event again this year. It’s a great way for the community to come together and experience the wonders of aviation and classic cars," said Doug Mohler, Interim Airport Manager. "We invite everyone to join us for a day of excitement – the kids' candy drop and helicopter demonstration are sure to be highlights that families won't want to miss!”

Please note that this event is outdoors, and the schedule and displays may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.

For more information about the event or to participate, please contact Doug Mohler at 301-746-8599 or [email protected].

Created 7/2/2024 8:22pm
Last Updated 7/11/2024 1:32pm