It's full speed ahead for cars, bikes and traction engines this month at the National Museum of Flight.

#WheelsandWings

All activities are included in the entry price. Download the full programme here.

Displays

  • Amazing motorbike stunts from Broke FMX
  • Magnificent bird of prey flying displays
  • Cycle tricks from the No Limits Cycle Show

Have A Go

  • Try out a Segway with Foxlake Segways
  • Have a go in a real digger with Dig-A-Day diggers
  • Roll around in a zorb ball with IZorb
  • Lie back on a recumbent bike with Laid Back Bikes
  • Balance bike obstacle course for little ones with Wheel Skills
  • Aeroplane Anatomy: Learn the names of the parts which an aeroplane needs to make it fly

Meet the Experts

  • Meet Concorde pilot Tony Yule
  • Discover unusual museum objects with our Curator of Aviation
  • Engaging With Experience: go behind the scenes with our youth skills project
  • Paragliding handling: See a real paragliding wing and learn more about this adventure sport.

Family Fun

  • Make your own bird of prey to take home
  • Aeroplane Anatomy: Learn the names of the parts which an aeroplane needs to make it fly. 
  • Mini ride-on planes
  • Baby area for tiny tots

Food and Drink

  • Aviator Café – hot and cold meals, snacks and drinks in our museum cafe
  • Well Hung and Tender – a variety delicious burgers and drinks
  • Bonnie Burrito – Mexican wraps, chillies and nachos with a Scottish twist!
  • Canny Coffee - inventive teas, coffees and hot chocolates plus moreish cakes.

Classic Vehicle Display

  • Watch magnificent working traction engines
  • Browse round 150 classic cars, from vintage vans to Sixties sports cars

Car clubs include:

  • Borders Vintage Automobile Club
  • Edinburgh and Lothian Mini Owners Club
  • Hamilton Classics
  • Jaguar Enthusiasts Club
  • Border Reivers Classic and Modern Car Club
  • Phoenix Classic Car Owners
  • East Lothian Scooter Club
  • Rover 75 MGZT Owners Club
  • Dunedin Harley Davidson Owners Group
  • Kirkcaldy and District Motor Club

 

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.

  • Try out a Segway © Ruth Armstrong Photography

    Try out a Segway © Ruth Armstrong Photography
  • Hear former Concorde pilot Cpt Tony Yule © Ruth Armstrong Photography

    Hear former Concorde pilot Cpt Tony Yule © Ruth Armstrong Photography
  • Watch cycle tricks © Ruth Armstrong Photography

    Watch cycle tricks © Ruth Armstrong Photography
  • Try out a digger © Ruth Armstrong Photography

    Try out a digger © Ruth Armstrong Photography
  • See traction engines large and small © Ruth Armstrong Photography

    See traction engines large and small © Ruth Armstrong Photography
  • Go head over heels with Zorbing © Ruth Armstrong Photography

    Go head over heels with Zorbing © Ruth Armstrong Photography
  • See over 150+ vintage vehicles © Ruth Armstrong Photography

    See over 150+ vintage vehicles © Ruth Armstrong Photography
  • Broke FMX freestyle motorcross. Image: Broke FMX

    Broke FMX freestyle motorcross. Image: Broke FMX
  • Baby area for tiny tots © Ruth Armstrong Photography

    Baby area for tiny tots © Ruth Armstrong Photography

Header image: Broke FMX freestyle Motocross flying in for Wheels and Wings. Image Broke FMX.

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Event information

When

23 Sep 2018
10:00-17:00

Where

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

How much

Adult £14/Concession £12*
Child £9 (under 5s free)
A family of 4 £37

Parking

£4 per vehicle including Members

National Museums Scotland Members free

* 60+, students with valid NUS or Young Scot card, unemployed with ID, disabled people. Carers of disabled people free.

Booking information

Dogs are allowed in outside areas only and must be kept on a short lead at all times. Assistance dogs are permitted inside buildings.

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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