Helicopters Hover to Museum of Flight for Free Air Show

American Heroes Air Show features helicopters and their use in public service

SEATTLE – The admission-free, all-helicopter American Heroes Air Show lands at The Museum of Flight on June 10 from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. The event offers families opportunities explore a variety of helicopters used for law enforcement, the military, television news and medical emergencies. Flight crews will be with their aircraft all day to meet visitors and give tours of their helicopters.

The event also features recruiting teams from law enforcement, military, fire, government service, volunteer & public service groups who are on-scene to profile career opportunities in the growing field of public safety. The public is welcome to watch the helicopters arrive and hover for heroes from about 8 to 9 a.m. Helicopter rides will also be offered by Helicopters Northwest throughout the day for $55.

Special Public Events at American Heroes Air Show
Naturalization Ceremony
At 11 a.m. the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Seattle Field Office will join with the Museum of Flight and the American Heroes Air Show to present a naturalization ceremony for over 30 new U.S. citizens. The keynote speaker will be Bob Hershkowitz, a Holocaust survivor and Boeing retiree who emigrated from Belgium. He is also a Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve.

Missing in America Project Memorial Service
At 1 p.m., representatives from the Missing in America Project will conduct a memorial service designed to honor these once-abandoned American heroes and recognize their military service with full donors.

For Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit www.museumofflight.org

Army Chinook helicopter crew member takes a photo of a family visiting the helicopter. Francis Zera/The Museum of Flight, Seattle.