Columbus Air Force Base (Miss.) will be holding an Air Show and
Open House on Saturday and Sunday, April 5-6, 2014. Gates will open to
the general public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission and parking is
free. Activities will begin at 10 a.m. and the opening ceremonies are
planned to begin at noon. All aviation acts will perform both days. Map to Columbus AFB. It is a little over 3 hours drive from Huntsville. Here is the link to the show fact sheet.
Club members, Rick & Collette Weaver's son is a part of the
USAF Thunderbirds team. They and he have kindly offered club members
the opportunity for photos of the Thunderbirds and our vettes. The
photo session will be on Friday, April 4th in the afternoon after their
morning practice session. A big Thank You to Rick and Collette and Stan
for this invitation.
For the Friday drive, plan on meeting at the Wal-Triana Cracker
Barrel parking lot at 9:00am with a departure NLT 9:30 to cruise to
Columbus. For those wanting to take in the show but not the Friday
photos, Sign up then used the Send Email to the others who have signed
up to coordinate your lodging/drive plans. Here is the link to the Event Calendar Page for sign up.
We need a good count as quickly as possible! Signup NO LATER THAN Saturday, March 23rd.