Join us this Memorial Day weekend, at Republic Airport as the American Airpower Museum continues to celebrate its  annual Arsenal of Democracy Warbird event. The vintage military aircraft will perform aerial demonstrations on Friday, May 26th at the AAM, and over Jones Beach on Saturday, May 27th and Sunday, May 28th.  AAM’s warbirds include a Douglas C-47 Skytrain troop transport, North American P-51D Mustang Fighter and two AT-6 Texan trainers.

The Cockpit USA team invites you to watch the awe-inspiring aircraft as they take-off to perform practice flybys over Republic Airport all day on Friday, May 26th. With the museum pilots high in the sky,  our Cockpit USA brand Ambassadors; Mark Brown and Ashley BrownTory CrosbyJohn “Slick” Baum, and Bradley Wentzel will be grounded and available for a meet and greet. Get up close and personal with some of the museum’s historic warbird planes and some of today’s pilots who are making strides in the aviation industry.

Featured here is a video of last year's experience at the AAM, captured by Juliana Magalhaes. Be sure to subscribe to Cockpit USA on YouTube. Our goal is to gain 300 subscribers by Memorial Day! 

Your paid admission to the museum (18 years or older to be eligible) automatically enters you to win a Cockpit USA “made in the USA” leather flight jacket! This giveaway will run throughout the event and the winner will be announced on Monday, May 29th 2023. 

Flight experiences are available each day on one of AAM’s AT-6 Texans plus the red WACO Biplane! Food and Ice Cream trucks will also be available onsite. Parking is FREE in the AAM’s lot or along New Highway.  

The AAM is also open Monday, Memorial Day, closing at 4:00 P.M.

Regular admission is $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and Veterans, $12 for children ages 5-12.  Arrive early and stay all day.  Three days of action guaranteed to thrill aviation fans of all ages!  Don’t forget your cameras or smart phones, you won't want to miss these photo opportunities! 

The American Airpower Museum is an aviation museum located on the landmarked former site of Republic Aviation at Republic Airport, Farmingdale, NY.  The Museum maintains a collection of aviation artifacts and an array of aircraft spanning the many years of the aircraft factory's history. The American Airpower Museum Educational Foundation Chartered by the New York State Board of Regents.