Heritage Fight Museum ‘test flights’ move to Skagit airport

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Heritage Fight Museum ‘test flights’ move to Skagit airport

KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Bellingham’s Heritage Flight Museum is considering permanently moving to a new hangar at the Skagit Regional Airport.

Director of Programs Kate Simmons says they’ve bought a hangar that is the perfect size to house all their planes, but they are still far from making a formal decision.

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The museum is hosting its 2013 Props and Ponies Mustang Show this weekend at their new hangar.

Simmons says this is a ‘test flight’ in the new building to see how the Skagit County community responds.

The event features 100 vintage and modern Ford Mustangs and several vintage P-51 Mustangs, the iconic fighter plane of World War II.

There will be a wine and food tasting fundraiser tonight and the car show and fly day Saturday.

To find out more about the Props and Ponies Mustang Show, visit www.heritageflight.org.

To purchase tickets, go to http://propsponiesmustangs.eventbrite.com.