Posted on 2/2/14

BiplanePOWDERLY, Ky. (6/5/14) — The sky is the limit at Muhlenberg County Airport this Saturday, June 7 with the Wings and Wheels Air Show.

Anyone can take a plane ride for $25.

“Airplane rides will be available from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. or until the air show starts,” said Danny Walker, chairman of the airport board. “Once it starts, the runway will be closed. This is a great time for people, who have never flown, to ride in a plane."

Walker said the air show's events will start with registration 8 a.m. for Wings and Wheels participants. From 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., visitors can walk around and look at the cars and planes that will be on display.

At 12 p.m., drawings will be held to give out prizes for the show, participants in the show get free entries but the public must buy tickets if they wish to take a chance on winning a prize.

At 1 p.m., the public will be given an opportunity to watch local remote-controlled airplane enthusiasts show off their skills at flying model planes.

At 2 p.m., the air show begins with flights by two biplanes, and the public will have the chance to see a T6 military trainer in action, which will be followed by a comedy plane routine.

Concessions will be offered by the Muhlenberg County Band Boosters.

Walker said it's not too late to enter the show.

"If you want, you can enter a riding lawn mower and just sit around and talk,” he said. “The registration fee is only $10 and for that you receive a dash plaque, a meal and a ticket to be eligible for prize drawings. The money raised goes to the EAA Chapter 1184 and is used to fund a scholarship program."

The event is free and open to the public.

Charles Riley
SurfKY News Reporter
Photos provided by Danny Walker your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Weather Sponsored by

1 DOW 17,798.49
-14.90 (-0.08%)    
2 S&P 2,090.11
+1.24 (0.06%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,127.52
+11.38 (0.22%)    

Stock Report Sponsored by


Most Read This Week

November 24, 2015 10013

Distillery to Operate in Old Graham School…

by SurfKY News
November 21, 2015 8762

Injuries Result from Beulah Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
November 23, 2015 7614

Relative Charged with Murder, Arson in Deaths of…

by SurfKY News
November 24, 2015 4631

Ohio County Most Wanted - Top 10 - November 24

by SurfKY News
November 24, 2015 3269

Man Injured When Vehicle Collides with Deer

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

November 17, 2015 15819

Ohio County Most Wanted - Top 10 - November 17

by SurfKY News
November 18, 2015 14472

Runaway Teen Returns on His Own

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

November 26, 2015 2435

Muhlenberg Sheriff's Office Makes Cocaine Bust

by SurfKY News
November 25, 2015 2352

Man Hospitalized after Early Morning Car Accident

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 2123

Madisonville Man Charged with Attempted Murder…

by SurfKY News
November 26, 2015 1584

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores…

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 1054

First United Bancorp Set to Purchase Town &…

by SurfKY News
November 25, 2015 899

Thanksgiving is Peak Day for Cooking Fires

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 823

Hooked on Science - Pinecone Hygrometer

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 756

Farm City Breakfast Recognizes Importance of…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
November 26, 2015 660

Hopkins County Warriors Go to National…

by SurfKY News