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Taste of Flight Gala
Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm MST
Join us for the 11th Annual Taste of Flight Gala at Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino, CA on Saturday, November 18, 2017. It will be a night full of great food, pleasing libations, a fantastic Silent Auction, entertainment, and the presentation of the annual Planes of Fame Air Museum Achievement in Aviation Award, all for the benefit of the Museum’s Aviation Discovery Program.
WINE TASTING • BEER TASTING • FOOD • DESSERTS • SILENT AUCTION • AVIATION MUSEUM • ENTERTAINMENT • MUSIC • PRO SOUVENIR PHOTO OPPORTUNITY • STUDENT ART CONTEST
Monies raised will improve our current education modules and allow us to develop new modules. It will provide an upgrade to the Aviation Discovery Center and let us acquire new classroom space. And it will launch the Museum’s School Bus Grant program to assist schools with the expense of transportation. READ MORE
Planes of Fame Air Museum is a 501(c)(3) independent nonprofit organization.
Recognizing Outstanding Achievement in Aviation
Capping the night’s events will be the presentation of the annual Planes of Fame Achievement in Aviation Award. Each year, we present this award to individuals who exemplify the best that aviation has to offer. For 2017, we’re focusing on two individuals who dedicated their lives to inspiring others to the magic and wonder of flight.
Sean D. Tucker is the preeminent aerobatic flyer in the world. For over 40 years he has delighted and entertained millions with his aerial dance in the sky. As the longtime Chair of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Young Eagles program, Sean has worked tirelessly to introduce and inspire millions of young people to aviation. READ MORE
Robert “Bob” Hoover was considered by many to have been, “the greatest pilot that ever lived.” As a distinguished veteran, test pilot, and an Air Show pilot, Bob’s contributions to aviation have inspired generations. Planes of Fame will say goodbye by remembering this past recipient of the Achievement in Aviation Award. READ MORE
Musical Performance by Steve Oliver
Acclaimed musician, guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Steve Oliver will perform many of his Billboard Contemporary Jazz hits as well as his take on pop, rock, Latin and world music standards. READ MORE
Student Art Contest
We’ve invited grade school students (1st through 6th) from throughout Southern California to submit an aviation-themed drawing, painting, or illustration and win valuable prizes. This is your chance to judge the finalists in our 1st Annual Student Art Contest.
About The ’11th Annual Taste of Flight’
In addition to honoring Sean D. Tucker, the ’11th Annual Taste of Flight’ will also feature wine and beer tastings, a delicious selection of food and desserts, entertainment, silent auction and much more! And of course, the Museum’s rare aircraft will be on display front and center. Cocktail attire is reqested.
A Worthy Cause: The Aviation Discovery Program is our school field trip program. It provides aviation-related instruction and hands-on experiences in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math (STEAM) topics. All in line with State of California Educational Standards.
Sponsorships are available now! To become an event sponsor or for table reservation info, call Liz Esparza at 909.597.3722 Ext 120 or email [email protected], or click on the ‘Become a Sponsor Today!’ button below.
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