Sherwood Island State Park, Westport, CT
10:45am - 3:00pm. The Wonder of Flight-from Birds to Drones. At the Nature Center in the morning, demonstrations supported by computer simulation will be led by Don Lord, a private, instrument rated pilot and radio controlled enthusiast for over 50 years. As well as numerous static models, there will be an opportunity for "flying" a plane or drone on the simulator provided. In the afternoon, demonstrations of gliders, acrobatic planes, helicopters and drones will be conducted from the flying field-just a short walk from the Nature Center. Adults & children will have the opportunity to try their hand at actually flying a radio controlled model. Pre-registration strongly encouraged to ensure adequate availability of simulators. In the event of rain, morning session continues, but afternoon session beginning at Noon will be cancelled. 10:45 - Noon at Nature Center. Ask at the Park gate, turn left at East Beach, parking lot is adjacent to Nature Center. Pm, Walk to Model Flying Site.