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Warbirds, Wings & Wheels Oct. 17

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(Photo courtesy Southern Heritage Air Foundation)

Warbirds, Wings & Wheels is an event for the whole family at the Vicksburg-Tallulah Regional Airport Saturday, Oct. 17.

Gates open at 9 a.m. with a Warbird Car Show, Warbird aircraft on static display and Warbirds flying. The C-47 “That’s all Brother,” the lead aircraft of the Normandy invasion during WWII, will be on-site for tours, and plane rides will be available for purchase. Rides will also be for sale in the WACO Classic Biplane.

“That’s All Brother” will be on display at the event. (Photo by Godsfriendchuck – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=79318026)

There will be food vendors and military vehicles on display, merchandise and more. Plus, the Aeroshell Aerobatic Team will be performing an aerial demonstration.

Admission is $10 per carload.

Also, enter to win the Warbirds, Wings & Wheels Raffle. $25 gives you a chance to win a Polaris Sportsman 450 HO all-terrain vehicle and a Triple R Trailer to haul it. Buy 5 tickets for $100 and you will be entered in the following drawings, too:

  • Second Place: $500 Gift Certificate toward a gun from 601 Sports of Vicksburg
  • Third Place: A Yeti Roadie 24 Hard Cooler with a Patriotic Skin

The drawing will be held Saturday, Oct. 17, after Warbirds, Wings & Wheels. You do not have to be present to win.

All Proceeds support the Southern Heritage Air Foundation and the Warrior Bonfire Program.

Direction: Take Exit 182 (Mound) off Interstate 20. Turn right and follow the road. Cross the RR tracks and continue straight to the parking area,

Be sure to visit the Southern Heritage Air Foundation website for more information.

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