Experience the thrill, a WACO Biplane ride during the totality of the eclipse


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TROY – Just announced is a chance to win a 30-minute biplane ride during totality.

There is only one ride like this one. You and a companion could be the lucky ones to get away from the crowds, enter the heavenly skies, and experience totality from 2,000 feet in the air. Imagine soaring through the sky above Troy, Ohio, during the magical moments as the skies evolve from dusk to darkness and back to dawn during the total eclipse of the sun, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that will leave you breathless. Don’t miss out on this rare chance to combine the thrill of flight with the wonder of a celestial event.

Valued at $500, the drawing for this spectacular flight will take place on Thursday, April 4 and includes a single car pass to WACO Field, 2 basic eclipse packages, entry to all Eyes on the Skies activities, and one unforgettable flight during totality – purchase your chance to win on our website and be prepared to embark on a journey you’ll never forget!

You do not have to be present to win. Raffle purchases are non-refundable and are available for $20 each on our website (www.wacoairmuseum.org) or in our museum’s gift shop. The winner will be announced on our website and Facebook page on April 4, but hurry… website sales end at 8:59 a.m. on April 4.

WACO’s eclipse celebration, Eyes on the Skies, takes place all weekend (April 5-9) at WACO Field, 1865 S. County Road 25A, Troy. WACO will begin accepting pre-registered campers at 4:30 p.m., Friday, April 5.

Weather dependent, Biplane flights will be available Saturday, Sunday and Monday and can be purchased on arrival. From above, you can witness crowds gathered below in downtown Troy and at the Miami County Fairgrounds for this supernatural experience. For more information on flights, please go to our website, www.wacoairmuseum.org/sunny.

WACO is also a convenient access point to the Great Miami Recreational Bike Path so you can quickly access eclipse events in downtown Troy and Tipp City by bicycle or on foot.

On Monday you can enjoy the celestial celebration from the ground with outdoor games, and family activities including a scavenger hunt through the museum, a ride on our “plane train” and pedal planes for the little ones, all in addition to a close-up viewing area for watching airplane arrivals and departures.

While waiting for the skies to present the eclipse, Monday’s activities will include all the previously mentioned offerings, plus S.T.E.M. activities throughout the day, a beer garden, and a few food truck options. Following the great show in the sky, plan to stay and enjoy Rusted Reserve in concert from 3:30-5:30 p.m., giving traffic a chance to subside. You can also shop our gift shop for eclipse merchandise and souvenirs. Come make lasting memories at WACO Field.

For questions, please call 937-335-9226 or visit www.wacoairmuseum.org.

Info from:

WACO Historical Society, Inc.

1865 South County Road 25A

Troy, Ohio 45373



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