Reach for the Sky

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The National Air & Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center is having a free Become a Pilot Family Day on June 16.  The museum, which I’ve mentioned before, is located next to Dulles Airport in Northern Virginia.

The event is going to have a lot of airplanes and helicopters outside the museum for close inspection, and apparently they’ll even let you sit in the cockpits of some!  They’re also having a bunch of activities for grownups and kids.

If you live in the greater DC metropolitan area, I highly recommend this (I know my family will be there!).  If you don’t, but are considering a visit, the museum is easily accessible, with ample parking (for a $12 fee) and with a shuttle bus from Dulles Airport.

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