Aerospace Discovery Day

Aerospace Discovery Day – 2017

October 7, 2017 – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location:  Aerospace Discovery at Florida Air Museum
SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus – 4175 Medulla Rd.
Lakeland, FL  33811

FREE ADMISSION ($5 parking fee that supports the ACE Drone Club)

FLY IN A REAL AIRPLANE! Free “First Flights” to the first 200 students ages 8-17.   Parent must be present

Scavenger Hunt for Prizes (awarded at 1 pm and 3:30 pm). WIN A DRONE!


Balsa Glider Construction
Foam Glider
Face Painting
Weather  (make a hurricane) 
Stomp Rockets
Craft Station
Solar Observations
Rocket Construction (10 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
Rocket Launches (1 to 3 p.m.)
Construct a wing Rib
Learn how sports science and newton’s laws relate to flying an airplane
RC Airplane Demo (1 p.m.)
Powered Parachute Demonstration (TBD)
Static airplanes (Vintage Stearman Bi-Plane, Russian Mig, and more!
Check out a Airport Fire Rescue Truck

Unlimited use with $5 “boarding pass”

Bounce House
Obstacle Course
Dart Game
Rock Wall
Dodge Ball

Camping Registration opens at noon Friday, October 6, 2017 and closes at 9 pm, reopens at 9 am Saturday, October 7, 2017 and closes at noon

**This is ONLY a pre-registration form **

Young Eagles First Flight Pre-Registration Form

  • * In order to be eligible for the flight opportunity the parent/legal guardian must be present on October 7, 2017 to complete the required paperwork in the presence of an EAA member. There will be no exceptions*
  • This is a "first flight" opportunity for flyers who have not flown in an airplane before. So, everyone can experience the joy of their "first flight" please do not fill out this form if you have flown an airplane and recieved time in your logbook. Thank you.

Questions?  Please call 863-904-4073 or email

Camping options are available, please click here for camping registration.