Watch vintage planes take to the sky

  • Fri May 7th, 2010 7:25pm
  • Life

By Herald Staff

Cascade Warbirds will take flight May 15 as part of the festivities at Paine Field General Aviation Day.

Vintage planes are scheduled to start demonstration flights at noon, including a B-25D, P-51B Mustang, F7F Tigercat, F8F Bearcat and a Waco biplane. In the afternoon planes will taxi to the Historic Flight Foundation on the southwest corner of Paine Field for a free open house from 2 to 7 p.m.

General Aviation Day activities are from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., featuring Taste of Mukilteo, free Young Eagles flights (ages 8 to 17), Fire Fighters Fly Day 5K and Pancake Breakfast, and aircraft displays.

For more information on the events go to the websites of The Historic Flight Foundation (historicflight.org/hf), Cascade Warbirds (www.cascadewarbirds.org) and Paine Field and General Aviation Day (www.painefield.com).

Paine Field and the Washington Pilots Association (www.wpaflys.org) are hosts for this year’s General Aviation Day.