Join us for this ever-popular event at the National Museum of Flight featuring cars, vintage vehicles and birds of prey.

#WheelsandWings

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Full speed ahead for cars, bikes, planes and traction engines! Watch a quad bike stunt show and test your own skills on a mountain bikes and Segways. Find out about flight of a different kind with our bird of prey display and have a go at transport-themed crafts and activities.

  • Mountain bike track © Ruth Armstrong Photography.

    Mountain bike track © Ruth Armstrong Photography.
  • Birds of prey demonstrations © Ruth Armstrong Photography.

    Birds of prey demonstrations © Ruth Armstrong Photography.
  • Family day out for all © Ruth Armstrong Photography.

    Family day out for all © Ruth Armstrong Photography.
  • See inside our military and civil aviation hangars © Ruth Armstrong Photography.

    See inside our military and civil aviation hangars © Ruth Armstrong Photography.
  • Enjoying ice creams for © Ruth Armstrong Photography.

    Enjoying ice creams for © Ruth Armstrong Photography.
  • Wheels and Wings art and craft © Ruth Armstrong Photography.

    Wheels and Wings art and craft © Ruth Armstrong Photography.
  • Vintage vehicles and classic cars galore © Ruth Armstrong Photography,

    Vintage vehicles and classic cars galore © Ruth Armstrong Photography,
  • Vintage mini traction engine © Ruth Armstrong Photography.

    Vintage mini traction engine  © Ruth Armstrong Photography.
  • Trying the off-road Segway track © Ruth Armstrong Photography.

    Trying the off-road Segway track © Ruth Armstrong Photography.
  • Lots of vintage vehicles on display © Ruth Armstrong Photography.

    Lots of vintage vehicles on display © Ruth Armstrong Photography.
  • Test your flying craft at Wheels and Wings © Ruth Armstrong Photography.

    Test your flying craft at Wheels and Wings © Ruth Armstrong Photography.

Main arena

  • Be amazed as Jason Smyth performs his Adrenaline Tour stunt show with flips, tricks and jumps on his quad bike.
  • Watch Birds of Prey Display’s fantastic flight display and come meet the star eagles and vultures after the show.
  • See Aaron Duke demonstrate some expert bicycling skills with extreme jumps and stunts in his No Limits Cycle Show.

Outdoor attractions

  • Test your balance and learn mountain biking skills as you put the Bike Track People’s pump track to the test.
  • Have a shot on some environmental transport with Foxlake’s Segway track! Height and age restrictions apply.
  • Try out our new Zorb Ball activity from iZorb with a selection of land and body zorbs and an obstacle course.
  • Adults and children alike can try out challenging activities on our real life excavator diggers.
  • View 150+ classic cars from 1922 to the modern day and talk the owners.
  • Watch as our coal-powered miniature traction engines make their way around the site.
  • See some historic steam traction engines in action near Hangar 2.

Hangar activities

  • Meet former British Airways pilot, Tony Yule, who will be discussing his memories and experience of flying Concorde – the world’s fastest jet airliner.
  • Little ones can become pilots for the day in our mini ride-on aeroplane area with parental supervision.
  • Peachy Keen will be bringing a unique interactive activity for all the family.
  • Watch out for other drop-in activities on the day.

Header image: James Pringle takes Maisie Calder (8) for a drive in his 1915 Ford Model T at the National Museum of Flight at East Fortune Airfield © Paul Dodds

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Event information

When

24 Sep 2017
10:00-17:00

Where

National Museum of Flight, East Fortune, EH39 5LF

How much

Ticket prices

Adult £14
Concession £12
Child £9 (under 5s Free)
Family (2 adults, 2 children) £37

National Museums Scotland Members Free

Parking £4 including National Museums Scotland members

Event ticket prices include museum admission

Booking information

Call 0300 123 6789 or book online.

Please note

All activities are subject to change.

Some activities may be subject to age, height and/or weight restrictions – staff at activities will be able to advise on suitability.

Some activities may close for breaks.

Activities may be affected by adverse
weather conditions.

Book tickets

By bus, train, bicycle or car

Find out how to get to The Wheels and Wings Show here.

National Museum of Flight
East Fortune Airfield
East Lothian
EH39 5LF

 

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