March 15, 2013
A group that reenacts the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor will headline the 2013 Wichita Flight Festival. The 2013 Wichita Flight Festival will take place Sept. 28-29 at Colonel James Jabara Airport, 3512 N. Webb Road.
The headline act for the air shows will be TORA TORA TORA, based out of Midland, Texas. TORA is the Commemorative Air Force's recreation of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
The Saturday night concert will feature Hotel California – The Original Eagles Tribute Band.
Saturday and Sunday daytime activities, which include a Kid’s Zone, food concourse and a Fly Market vendor and education area, are free. Tickets for the Saturday night Twilight Air Show and Concert are $10. They are on sale now at WichitaTIX.com or by calling 316-219-4849. Children age 11 and younger will be admitted free.
A poster contest is open to anyone age 18 and older. Artists are asked to be as imaginative as possible as they create poster designs that showcase Wichita as the Air Capital of the World. The deadline to submit entries is Friday, June 28, and the winner will be announced July 15. A $1,000 award will be given to the winning artist, $500 to the second-place artist and $250 to the third. A complete list of requirements and entry forms are posted online at WichitaArts.com.