Aviation Museum of Santa Paula “First Sunday” Event Hosts Brotherhood of Street Racers

February 19, 2010
Santa Paula News

The Aviation Museum of Santa Paula will hold its “First Sunday” Open House on Sunday, March 7th from 10:00am till 3:00pm and welcomes the Ventura County Chapter of the Brotherhood of Street Racers. 

Open to the public, this FREE family fun day includes self-guided tours of the “Chain of Hangars” where each hangar offers different and distinctive personal collections. With something to pique everyone’s interest the collections comprise of antique, classic and experimental aircraft, automobiles, race cars, motorcycles, juke boxes, an enormous antique radio and phonograph collection, paintings, photos, model aircraft and a variety of aviation artifacts.

The Brotherhood of Street Racers, a non-profit organization will be raising money for their Ventura Chapter through entry fees and food sales. Expect to see race cars to show cars including muscle cars of the 50’s through 70’s as well as imports.

For kids age 8 - 17, the Young Eagle program offers free plane rides from EAA Chapter 724. The program was launched nation-wide in 1992 to give interested young people an opportunity to go flying in a general aviation airplane. These flights are offered free of charge and are made possible through the generosity of local EAA member volunteers. For more information and to schedule a reservation, contact Neil Fowler at 647-6994. Visitors are encouraged to stop by The Museum’s Gift Shop, which sells T-shirts, hats and many aviation related items with all proceeds going to the Museum.

Since 1930, Santa Paula Airport has been widely recognized around the world for its antique, classic and experimental aircraft as well as celebrated for its climate and its friendliness. The Airport is located at 830 Santa Maria Street, at the Palm Street exit of the 126 Freeway.  Rain cancels the event.

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