Vettes & Jets Annual Car Show at the American Airpower Museum September 18th!
Farmingdale, NY, September 6, 2022 — Don’t miss American Airpower Museum’s (AAM) event on Sunday, September 18, 2022, as we showcase dozens of classic and modern Corvettes on our ramp for the Annual Vettes & Jets Car Show! Come see a huge assortment of Corvettes, from inception up to present day, alongside jet fighters of the same eras. Organized by the Long Island Corvette Owners Association (LICOA), this show is a fundraiser for AAM. Owners wishing to display their cars should meet up with other participants no later than 8:30 a.m. in front of Gold & Meyer’s Deli at Airport Plaza in Farmingdale (at the southeast corner of Route 110 and Conklin Avenue), to line up your cars and then caravan to the Museum. Your $30 per car entry fee includes Museum admission for driver and one passenger. Please make checks payable to: “Long Island Corvette Owners Association, Inc.”
On hand will be LICOA members, who take pride in displaying and describing their classic, modern and custom Vettes. AAM officials will be available to explain the unique capabilities of various jet aircraft parked alongside the Vettes, and guided tours of vintage WWII aircraft in AAM’s Hangar 3 will be given. Events like these help keep AAM operating while offering the public an opportunity to enjoy classic cars and vintage aircraft, plus learn about Long Island’s storied history of flight and aircraft manufacturing.
Vettes & Jets is free for AAM members with valid membership cards. For the public, regular admission is: $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and veterans, $10 for kids 5 to 12. Your contribution supports AAM’s mission to honor our veterans and U.S. aviation history, by preserving the aircraft and their legacy for future generations. Date and Time: Sunday, September 18, 2022 (weather permitting), 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The American Airpower Museum is an aviation museum located on the landmarked former site of Republic Aviation at Republic Airport, Farmingdale, NY. The Museum maintains a collection of aviation artifacts and an array of aircraft spanning the many years of the aircraft factory’s history. The Museum is a 501 (c) (3) Nonprofit Educational Foundation Chartered by the New York State Board of Regents.