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Rose City Airfest Kickoff

July 1

  • The 2nd Annual Rose City AirFest honoring East Texas Veterans will be at the Historical Aviation Military Museum (HAMM) at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport on July 1
  • Attendees of the Rose City AirFest will experience high-flying fun, explore vintage war planes, and enjoy food and drinks, all while benefiting a good cause
  • Ticket sales will benefit the Veteran Resource Center, CampV, also known as Community Assisting Military Personnel and Veterans.
  • Beginning Thursday, June 30, at 6 p.m., there will be a reception for VIP guests and members of the media. This will also include the A-10 and B-29 crews, as well as General Landers.
  • Reservations requested to [email protected]
  • Event parking is at 13974 Hwy 64 West, Tyler, TX 75704.
  • On Friday July 1, the media is invited to witness the take off and landing of the B-29 Superfortress “DOC” and the B-25 Bird Dog at 10:30 am as they depart for a short flyover of Tyler. The C-130 will be landing at 11 a.m. and will remain on display for the duration of the air show. Members of the media will have the opportunity to see it upon its landing only
  • All flights will be viewed from the Historical Aviation Memorial Museum (HAMM) at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport. All media are required to have official Rose City Airfest media passes.  Media pass requests can be made HERE.
  • Susan Campbell, co-founder and board chair of CampV says, “Each time I see these big jets doing somersaults in the sky, I cry! Our community is so blessed to have military jets and WWII planes flying in the Rose City AirFest. And CampVs Veterans’ Assistance Program depends heavily on our community’s support. It is the best way to say ‘thank you for your service’ to those who dedicated their lives to protect our freedom”. Be sure to watch CampV’s social media for updates. Any further questions or comments may be directed toward Susan Campbell at [email protected].


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