Homefronts

The treasures of the Flying Heritage Collection are presented within the social, political, technological and economic context of their time, from an international perspective.

For each nation involved in world conflicts, designing and delivering a mighty air fleet wasn't all that was needed to fight the enemy. Sacrifices were also made by the general citizens, who had to ration or forego domestic goods – metal, cloth, gasoline, food – to equip their armies.

While the Flying Heritage Collection showcases the spectacular warbirds and technologies of 1935-45, its exhibits also shine a light on the humanity at the homefronts.

British Flag      German Flag      Japanese Flag      Russian Flag      American Flag
Britain      Germany      Japan      Russia      United States


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OCTOBER 13 - MAY 11

Winter Series
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


What’s buzzin, cousin? Come on down to the Flying Heritage Collection and hear the straight scoop from the folks in the know. Learn about the history of the gadgets that’s helpin’ our boys over there. Listen to the eggheads and then ask’em questions. It’ll be a real gas. And if you sign up early it won’t cost you a ton of lettuce.

Don’t miss out! Every second Thursday of the month - 10/13, 11/10, 12/8, 1/12, 2/9, 3/9, 4/13, 5/11.

Purchase tickets through the FHC Gift Shop onsite or over the phone at (877) 342-3404


DECEMBER 3

Tanks Giving
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Join the Flying Heritage Collection on Saturday, December 3rd from 10AM-2PM for the holiday event of the year! Come celebrate this season of giving with the arrival of FHC's newest tanks and join Santa Claus for food and festivities.

Start a new holiday tradition with your family right here at the Flying Heritage Collection! Fun activities await you!

A Magical Santa Village
Santa’s arrival on a TANK
The Unveiling of FHC’s Newest Tanks
Hot Cocoa Station
Ginger Bread Cookie Decorating
Two Delicious Food Trucks Onsite (Vet Chef & Street Donuts)
Scavenger Hunt
Craft Stations
FHC Gaming
Face Painting
RC Tanks Demo
Showing of How the Grinch Stole Christmas in the FHC Theater
SNOW and much more!

Don’t forget to bring your camera! Santa will be waiting to take holiday photos with you and your family!

This year FHC is partnering with Teen Feed. This great organization works with the community to offer support and meet basic needs, build strong relationships, and ally with homeless youth as they meet their future off the streets. Bring in an item on the list to receive FREE entry into Tanks Giving! One free admission per item donated. Items needed this holiday season include:

New or Gently Used Items
· Sleeping Bags (portable, waterproof covers)
· Tents and Tarps
· Rain Gear
· Backpacks
· Hooded Sweatshirts (dark colors)
· Boots and Carhart-type Workpants (large sizes)
· Hats and Gloves and Handwarmers
· Packs of Paired Wool Socks
· Flat of ramen noodle CUPS
· COSTCO (Granola bars, nuts, healthy protein snacks)
· $10 Gift Cards to Walgreens, Target and Goodwill
· Free parking for Tanks Giving will be available in the FHC parking lot.

Admission Prices:
Adults - $14
Seniors (65+) - $12
Military - $12
Youths (6-17) - $10
Children (5 and under) – Free
FREE entry for each person who brings in a donation for Teen Feed
AAA discount available



DECEMBER 8

Winter Series- The M55: Restoring FHC’s Big Gun
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM


You are 10 miles from your opponent, safe right? Nope - not with the M55, which can hit you with an 8 inch shell, no problem. Utilized by the US Army during the Korean War and the US Marine Corps during Vietnam the M55 has a colorful history. Learn how the FHC’s big gun, the “Eve of Destruction,” was restored directly from the gentlemen that took her from rusted hulk to a centerpiece of our Vietnam-era collection. Dale and Dusty Smiley will walk you around this mammoth machine and explain what it took to resurrect this gargantuan gun.

Doors Open: Member Only 6 PM / General Admission 6:30 PM
Presale Tickets (until 5 PM day of event): Youth $7 / Members, Volunteers, and Veterans $10 / General Admission $15
Tickets at the Door: Youth $10 / Members Volunteers, and Veterans $15 / General Admission $20

Purchase through the FHC Gift Shop onsite or over the phone at (877) 342-3404.