Open Airplane Day at Rider Jet Center | Hagerstown, MD

Hagerstown Regional Airport and the Hagerstown Aviation Museum will be offering a behind-the-scenes look at Hagerstown-built aircraft during a special Father’s Day event on June 18th.  From 8AM – 4PM, bring your family out to Rider Jet Center for Open Airplane Day. 

Climb aboard and sit in the cockpit of the historic Fairchild C-82 and C-119 Flying Boxcars and PT-26 WWII trainer aircraft.  See exhibits and other museum aircraft such as the 1928 Kreider Reisner KR-31 biplane, 1943 Fairchild PT-19 WWII Trainer and Fairchild 24, all built in Hagerstown.

Food available at the Grille at Runways.

FREE admission (donations accepted).  Museum merchandise, books, DVDs, hats, toys for sale. FREE museum aircraft collection poster for all guests.

By making a $100 donation, you can experience the thrill of open cockpit flying. The museum plans to have rides available by 8AM, weather permitting.

The rain or shine event takes place at Rider Jet Center, 18421 Henson Blvd.  For more information visit

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