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New England Air Museum's Women Take Flight event coming March

It is an annual celebration of women in aerospace.
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New England Air Museum

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. — The New England Air Museum will hold its annual Women Take Flight event on Saturday, March 5  from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

The event, which celebrates women in aerospace, features hands-on activities, flight simulators, lectures, open cockpit experiences in historic aircraft including the Lockheed 10-A Electra. It is the same model aircraft Amelia Earhart flew during her attempted flight around the world in 1937.

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Visitors will have the opportunity to meet pilots, engineers and aerospace professionals.  

The event will feature keynote speaker Carolyn Begnoche, a senior engineer, product definition and controls at Collins Aerospace. 

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All events are included with museum admission. Admission is $18 for ages 15 and up, $15 for ages 65 and up, and $10 for youth ages 4-14. New England Air Museum members and children under 3 are free. 

For more information, visit the museum website.

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Jareliz Diaz is a digital content producer at FOX61 News. She can be reached at jdiaz@fox61.com

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