Tickets Available Now to Win $30,000 or A New Vehicle in the Museum Of Aviation Foundation Auction, Raffle and Taste of Local Cuisine
Tickets are available now for the 2015 Museum of Aviation Foundation Auction, Raffle and Taste of Local Cuisine on Saturday, July 18. The first place winner of the raffle will win a choice of $30,000 cash or a brand new car or truck from a Warner Robins automobile dealer. Vehicles to choose from this year are:
- 2015 Cadillac ATS 2.5L Sedan from Five Star Automotive
- 2015 Ford F-150 4x2 Supercrew from Five Star Automotive
- 2015 Honda Accord EXL V-6 from Hughes Honda
- 2015 KIA Sorento SX from Jeff Smith Automotive
- 2015 RAM 1500 Express Crew Cab 4x2 from Jeff Smith Automotive
- 2015 Scion FR-S Release Series 1.0 from Lowe Toyota
- 2015 Volkswagen Passat Wolfsburg Edition from Jeff Smith Automotive
- 2015 Wrangler Sport 4x4 from Five Star Automotive
The large annual social event in the Century of Flight Hangar features hundreds of items up for bid in a silent auction starting at 6:30 pm and favorite food selections at 7:00 pm from Middle Georgia restaurants and caterers. The “paddles up” live auction of large items begins at 8:00 pm. Items include furniture, jewelry, furs, appliances, paintings, vacation getaways and all kinds of merchandise for men, women and children.
PREVIEW PARTY WILL BE THE FIRST BONUS DRAWING FOR $200
ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 6!
Early ticket buyers can win several pre-raffle bonus drawings for $200 gift card and an Apple Watch and still remain eligible for the big drawings on July 18. The bonus drawing dates and prizes are:
- May 6 (Preview Party) - $200 Gift Card
- May 18 - $200 Gift Card
- June 8 - $200 Gift Card
- June 22 - $200 Gift Card
- June 29 - $200 Gift Card
- July 6 - $200 Gift Card
- July 13 - Apple Watch
The second place winner on July 18 will take home $3,000 cash and third place pays $1,000. A large cash 50/50 drawing will also be held.
To purchase tickets, CLICK HERE.
The Fastest Plane in the World
By Thom Patterson, CNN
Thom Patterson, CNN senior producer for various in-depth digital reports, featured the Museum of Aviation SR-71 “Blackbird” on CNN’s website. Patterson, writes digital stories for CNN, interviewed the Museum’s curator, Mike Rowland. The article and video highlights the world’s fastest aircraft history and accomplishments. To view, CLICK HERE.
Guided Tours Provide Inside Look
Written by Angela Woolen
U.S. Air Force photo by Misuzu Allen
Tours can offer insight, and behind-the-scenes tours at the Museum of Aviation happen almost every day. Whether you're a kindergartener, a senior citizen or somewhere in between, these tours are designed for everyone.
A Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps group from Charles Drew High school in Riverdale recently received a guided tour from Candi James, who is in charge of those tours at the museum.
The C-130 is on the second floor of the Eagle Building. Most people see the front of the airplane with a pilot mannequin.
Guided tours take people inside the fuselage of the plane.
To read more,
To view video (posted February 27),