Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum of New Jersey’s 2013 Wings and Wheels Expo will be held Fathers Day weekend, June 15-16 at Teterboro Airport in Teterboro, New Jersey. Intended as a family-friendly event the expo will feature WW II Airplanes, helicopters and other unique aircraft, military vehicles, fire engines and vintage and contemporary show cars with live entertainment.
The museum which is dedicated to preserving New Jersey’s aviation and space heritage is home to a number of unique exhibits including the rocket engine that propelled the North American X-15 to incredible speed and height records, the first American hovercraft invented by Charles Fletcher, several helicopters, a newly restored Grumman OV-1 Mohawk and many airplane models and other displays. The facility’s research library boasts more than 4,000 volumes and hundreds of aviation video tapes. The Expo will feature warbirds from the museum’s collection in addition to visiting planes that have flown in and will be on static display for show-goers.
Guests of Honor for this year’s event are “The Tuskegee Airmen.” Special features for kids include the Batmobile and Green Hornet cars as well as contests, interesting exhibitions, unique vendors and food concessions for an enjoyable experience for the whole family.