FREE AIR SHOW WORTH CRANING YOUR NECK FOR…

Combat aircraft from the collection of the Commemorative Air Force, like this FG-1D Corsair, will take to the skies over Atlanta during the Dekalb-Peachtree Airport’s Good Neighbor Day event.

Combat aircraft from the collection of the Commemorative Air Force, like this FG-1D Corsair, will take to the skies over Atlanta during the Dekalb-Peachtree Airport’s Good Neighbor Day event.

Atlantans will be flying high come May 14, when the DeKalb- Peachtree Airport swings open its gates for the annual Good Neighbor Day festival. Dating back to the ´70s, this exciting event includes live music, various food and drink vendors and a kiddie section with inflatables, a sandcastle building area, playground and more. A bevy of planes will be on display as well, including the World War II-era warbirds the T-6 Texan and C-46 Commando “Tinker Belle.” Some of the planes’ owners will even let you climb aboard for a closer look. But the highlight of the day is definitely the air show, during which daring pilots from groups such as Tiger Airshows and Team AeroShell, along with the ladies of the Misty Blues All Woman Skydiving Team, take to the skies to perform all sorts of fancy aerobatic maneuvers that will take your breath away. And if you get the flying bug yourself, you can always arrange to take a plane or helicopter ride over the city. – Jill Becker

A P-51D Mustang “Red Nose” soars into the wild blue yonder.

A P-51D Mustang “Red Nose” soars into the wild blue yonder.

GOOD NEIGHBOR DAY

May 14; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Free; $10 parking
DeKalb-Peachtree Airport
2000 Airport Road
Atlanta 30341
770.936.5440
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