Wings Over Dallas:
Education Day

The Commemorative Air Force (CAF), the world’s largest flying museum, presents the 3nd annual CAF Wings Over Dallas WWII Airshow on October 25-27, 2019 at Dallas Executive Airport. Once again, we will host an “Education Day,” the Friday of Airshow weekend. This is a no-cost, field trip opportunity providing your students a chance to experience World War II history up close and personal. CAF Wings Over Dallas is where history roars off the pages of the textbook and features living history displays and veterans who can share their personal with young people.

Our airshows feature amazing, dramatic flying acts. This year’s show also sees the return of hands-on education activities through the Aviation Discovery Zone.

The CAF is committed to providing quality educational experience for area students and is excited to invite local schools and home educators.

2019 Wings Over Dallas - Aviation Discovery Day Registration - COPY

Wings Over Dallas - Aviation Discovery Day Information

Thank you for your interest in registering your students to attend Aviation Discovery Day at the Wings Over Dallas World War II Airshow.

Aviation Discovery Day is on Friday October 25th, 2019 and is a FREE experiential learning opportunity for all students and educators.

Space is limited for this field trip opportunity and advanced reservations are required.  Please fill out the form below. Once submitted, you will be contacted by and Aviation Day Team Member to secure your spot. 

Key Information for Educators:

• TIME AND DATE: The Aviation Discovery Zone is open from 9am-3pm on Friday October 25, 2019. There is no time limit on when groups may attend. Ideal visits range from 2-4 hours depending on the size and age of your group.

• PARKING: Parking is available onsite for buses. When registering, please be ready with an estimate on how many buses you expect to have and if they will be staying on site during your visit. Any visitors not coming on the bus will need to park in general parking and make their way to the Aviation Discovery Zone. 

• COST: Admission is free for students of all ages.

•CHAPERONES: Chaperones are required at a ratio of 1 adult to 10 students under the age of 14 and 1 adult to 20 students for 15 and older. Chaperones are admitted at no cost.  Based on the estimated number that is given at the time of registration, your number of free chaperones required will be given at that time. Additional adults can enter with the school group at the regular admission price of $20 at the gate. Discounted rates are available online at WingsOverDallas.com 

• FOOD: Food vendors will be available throughout the airshow space. Additionally, students are welcome to bring their lunch and utilize outdoor space to eat. Lunch or special accommodations for dining cannot be provided.

If you have any additional questions about Aviation Discovery Day please contact:

Dulari Mehta

Director of Education - Commemorative Air Force

Email: dmehta@cafhq.org

Phone: (214) 330-1700, ext. 126

Aviation Discovery Day Registration

If you are registering a homeschool group, please provide the name of your group here.
If you are registering a homeschool group, please provide the name of the city where the homeschool takes place.
Does your school district or school have an aviation program?*
If you do have an aviation program, please list the Point of Contact's first and last name and provide their email and phone number here.
Aviation Program Coordinator's Name
Is your school Title 1?*
Please list the first and last name of the POC for Aviation Discovery Day.
Please supply a good day-time phone number so that you can be reached to confirm your registration.

Approximately, how many TOTAL students you will be bringing to Aviation Discovery Day?
Approximately, how many students in your total are male?
Approximately, how many students in your total are female?
Please list each ethnicity represented in your group and the number of students with that ethnicity. (Asian, White, African American, Latino, Native American, South Asian, any others).
Grade Levels*
Please check the grade levels of the students who will be attending.
Please remember that we request a ratio of 1 Adult Chaperone per 10 students. For students age 15 and older, we request 1 Adult Chaperone per 20 students.
Does your group contain any Mobility Impaired Students?*
If needed, we can provide on-site transportation arrangements for the Mobility Impaired.
Will the buses remain on site?*
Planned Arrival Time*
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Planned Departure Time*
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Is this your first time attending Wings Over Dallas?*
How familiar are you with the Commemorative Air Force (CAF)?*

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Key Information for
Educators:

  • Show gates open at 9 a.m., and last admission is taken at 3 p.m.
  • There is parking available on site for buses. Location address for buses is Dallas Executive Airport, 5303 Challenger Drive, Dallas, TX 75237.
  • All schools or groups visiting on Education Day must pre-register.
  • Allow 1.5 to 4 hours for your visit depending on the size of your group, and how much of the show you would like the students to experience.
  • While food will be available on site to purchase, we are not able to provide lunches. If your students bring packed lunches there is ample space for them to sit down (on the ground) and eat it.
  • We request that for students age 14 and under educators observe a ratio of 1 adult chaperone per 10 students. For students age 15 and older, we request 1 adult chaperone per 20 students.
  • Additional adults can enter with the school group at the regular admission price at the gate. Discounted rates available online at www.WingsOverDallas.com.