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Teterboro's Hands-On Weekend Lets Visitors Jump Into The Cockpit

Open Cockpit Weekend at Teteboro Airport
Open Cockpit Weekend at Teteboro Airport Photo Credit: Contributed

TETERBORO, N.J. -- The Aviation Hall of Fame will open cockpits to visitors at Teterboro Airport Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 20-21.

“Open Cockpit Weekend” takes place 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Visitors can sit in the cockpits of,

  • TWA Convair 880 jetliner
  • Rare Lockheed-designed Bush Plane
  • Cobra AH-1 gunship helicopter
  • HH-52A Coast Guard helicopter
  • OV-1A Mohawk close support aircraft
  • Bell 47 helicopter
  • “Little-Cut-Up” aircraft control demonstrator
  • Control cab of a real Airport Rescue and Fire-Fighting truck.

People, young and old can learn how the flight systems work. Qualified pilots will help guests understand the instruments and controls of these special aircraft.

Particpants can also experience a multimedia international space station, as well as Buzz Aldrin exhibts inside the museum.

Admission $10, Adults; $8 seniors and children under 12; 2 and under are free.

For directions and more information see the website , call or email njahof@verizon.net or call 201-288-6344.

Founded in 1972, the Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum of New Jersey is dedicated to the preservation of the Garden State's distinguished, two-century aviation and space heritage. The men and women, whose outstanding aeronautical achievements have brought worldwide recognition to the state, are enshrined in the Hall of Fame.

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