Play on a Plane

“Play on a Plane” is a once a year event where many of the planes on the ramp are opened to the public. This family event is going to happen Saturday, June 16th from 9am-5pm!  There will plenty activities for the entire family including games, activities, museum tours, demonstrations from McConnell’s K-9 Unit, food and drinks, and much more!  The admission for this once a year event is only $10, and members get in free.  No discounts or passes will apply to this event.  Please note that outside food is not allowed.

When: Saturday, June 16th, 2018 from 9:00 A.M- 5:00 P.M.

Cost: $10 for ages 5 and older, Members get in free-                                                                       No passes or discounts may be used for this event

Here are just some of the things planned out for this event:


UPDATE:  The McConnell K-9 Demonstration has been canceled.  We apologize for any inconvenience.   

10:00am & 3:00pm– Kite Demonstrations courtesy of Wind Heaven Kites

12:00pm & 2:00pm– Derby Radio Control Airplane Club Demo

1:30pm-3:30pm Wichita Fire Department will have truck on display

4:00pm– EAA Model Rocket Demo


Guided Building Tours

10:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm


Speakers-Presentations last about an hour

11:30am– Ms. Teresa Day, Interim Director of KAM will be talking about how Wichita became the “Air Capital of the World”

2:30pm- Mr. Clarence Schreiber from the Kansas Highway Patrol Aircraft and Fleet Division will discuss how aviation in law enforcement started and it’s current involvement in Wichita


Link Trainer Rides for Kids

10:30-11:15am , 1:30-2:15pm and 3:30-4:15pm  *Please note children need to be under 100lbs to ride in link trainer

*Please note that times and demonstrations are subject to change and to check back often for the most updated information
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