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The “Take Flight! the science of aviation” exhibit immerses kids in the four forces of flight.  Featuring state-of-the-art flight simulators built into kid-sized planes, a 2-story slide, Amazing Airways, Bernoulli’s Wind tables, a real Cessna 150 and lots more, Take Flight entices the entire family into an unforgettable aviation learning experience.

A truly unique wind tunnel helps kids learn about the force of lift by taking on the role of a pilot controlling the angle of attack of airplane wings – super exciting!


This exhibit makes science, technology, engineering, and mathematics more fun than you can imagine!

Play Prompts

  • Create two different paper airplanes and compare flight characteristics.
  • Build a stomp rocket and test how high it’ll fly in the flight cage.
  • Drop a pig parachute from two stories up with a kid-powered pulley to observe drag in action.
  • Play I Spy with the different aviation careers.

This exhibit initiates:

Healthy Kids
School Readiness