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Gliders are Tops During Museum of Flight Soaring Expo

SEATTLE – The wonders of powerless flight will be revealed at the Museum’s annual Soaring Expo, March 3-4. Exhibits include state-of-the-art gliders, and members of the Seattle Glider Council, Evergreen Soaring Society and Puget Sound Soaring will be on hand to share their experience. Radio Control model sailplane clubs will also be on site.

Soaring Expo is especially geared for pilots and aspiring pilots of all ages. Glider flying sharpens a pilot’s skills, and student pilots can solo a glider at age 14! The event is free with admission to the Museum, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Museum of Flight is located at 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, Exit 158 off Interstate 5 on Boeing Field halfway between downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport. The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Museum admission for adults is $24.00 on-site and $22.00 online. Youth 5 through 17 are $15.00 on-site and $14 online, youth 4 and under are free. Seniors 65 and over $20 on-site and $19 online. Groups of ten or more: $22.00 per adult, $14.00 per youth, Thanks to Wells Fargo, on the first Thursday of every month, admission is free from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. And parking is always free. There is a full lunch menu café in the Museum and a limited menu café in the Aviation Pavilion, both operated by McCormick & Schmick’s. For general Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit