Fly-In’s ‘field trip’ offers visit to Caterpillar Visitors Center

The National Stearman Fly-In has arranged a tour of the Caterpillar Visitors Center, 110 S.W. Washington St., Peoria, on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019.

Here are the details:

Facilitator: Lisa Woldow, (309) 202-6948.

What’s To See: Check out the details at this website.

Flying to Peoria: Participants are welcome to fly to General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport for the tour. Byerly Aviation will waive ramp fees for Stearman pilots. You will need to meet class C requirements (radio and transponder).

If you plan to fly, call or text Lisa Woldow at (309) 202-6948. If you text, please indicate who you are.

8:45 am:
Meet at Stearman Fly-In office, Galesburg Municipal Airport.
9:00 am:
Tour bus departs.
10:00 am:
Tour bus picks up participants at PIA.
10:30 am:
Arrive at Caterpillar Visitors Center.
12:30 pm:
Tour bus departs for PIA to drop off participants.
1:00 pm:
Tour bus departs PIA for Tri-County Airport open house, Yates City.
2:30 pm:
Tour bus departs Tri-County Airport for Galesburg.

Tickets, Admission Charges:
Tickets are available online and at the ticket counter.
General Admission: $7
Seniors (55+): $6
Veterans and Active Military: $5
Children (12 and under): Free (Limit of four children per one adult ticket. Must be accompanied by an adult.)