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For Immediate Release:

A-10s Return to Hagerstown

Contact:

Marsha L. Fuller
Public Relations Coordinator
Washington County Free Library
100 S. Potomac St.
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301)739-3250 ext. 176

Planning is well underway for the community event, "Fairchild Airplanes & the People Who Built Them," scheduled for Saturday, September 18, from 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm, at the Hagerstown Airport. The event, which features a display of vintage Fairchild airplanes and memorabilia, will also host an A-10 pilots reunion.

An A-10 demonstration will be held at 4:00 pm, and premier showings of a new movie by Vintage Video Productions, "Hagerstown: Remembering Our Aviation Heritage" will be at 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm. Food will be provided by the Maugansville Fire Company.

Host hotel for the event is the Plaza Hotel. Reservations can be made by calling 800-732-0906, or make online reservations at www.plazahotelhagerstown.com and mentioning the "A-10" password for special rates. The hotel has a free shuttle that will take visitors to the airport.

Co-sponsoring the event are the Washington County Free Library, Washington County Government, Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Vintage Video Productions. For more information, contact 301-739-3250 ext. 128.

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