Students will learn about how
airplanes have changed from the early years of aviation through
present-day. They will enjoy a hands-on experience of becoming a pilot,
and enjoy interactive activities in our hands-on room and instructional
During the tour, you can choose to focus on one of three different
topics, each with a corresponding storybook, activities, and crafts.
The Wright Brothers: The story reading takes place in front of the
Wright B airplane, and the story and activities focus on the Wright
Brothers and their first flight.
Airmail Pilots: A retelling of the
story takes place in front of the Curtiss "Jenny," and the story and
activities focus on air mail and the lives of air mail pilots.
Helicopters: The story reading takes place in front of the 1924 Berliner
helicopter, the first helicopter to make a controlled flight. The story
and activities focus on the use of helicopters and their differences