The Southern Swing Aviation/Space History Tour

Sponsored by the Aviation Museum of Kentucky

What's Included:

Aviation Heritage Park – Bowling Green, KY   Lockheed-Martin aviation tour – Marietta, GA   Naval Aviation Museum – Pensacola, FL   U.S. Space and Rocket Center – Huntsville, AL
Aviation Heritage Park – Bowling Green, KY
Lockheed-Martin aviation tour – Marietta, GA
Naval Aviation Museum – Pensacola, FL
U.S. Space and Rocket Center – Huntsville, AL

When: November 1 – 5, 2013

Itinerary: Tour company is Travel Leaders, Ft. Thomas, KY,
Friday, Nov. 1 – Depart from museum – travel to Aviation Heritage Park, Bowling Green and onto Huntsville
Saturday, Nov. 2 – Tour the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (9:00 until 2:00 PM) – Depart at 2:15 for Pensacola
Sunday, Nov. 3 – Pensacola - Visit the National Naval Aviation Museum (10:00 AM until 5:00 PM)
Monday, Nov. 4 – Travel to Marietta, GA – overnight there
Tuesday, Nov. 5 – Tour at the Lockheed Martin C-130 production facility; travel to Lexington to the museum


Included: Transportation via motor coach, double occupancy lodging (Hampton Inn/Marriott quality), continental breakfasts, admission to US Space & Rocket Center with IMAX, Naval museum, two dinners – (one with program) plus Lockheed Martin tour


$794 per person double occupancy
$1,052. per person single occupancy

You may also purchase tickets online A small service charge will be added
to cover the additional costs to process your credit card payment.
Minimum enrollment to conduct the tour : 32

Deadline for payment: Thursday, Sept. 26

Make check payable to : Aviation Museum of Kentucky

Membership required: All paid up museum memberships are eligible to participate. New museum members are certainly welcome. Individual membership - $30/year and family membership - $40/year. Go online to the museum’s web site at You can join, then send in your check for the trip.

Questions: Email Gerry van der Meer at or call (859)231-1219 (x3)
Cancellation: After September 27, 2013, all monies are non-refundable unless the trip is cancelled due to minimum number of 32 not being met. For this reason, travel insurance is highly recommended. Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended and available through Travel Leaders at (800) 933-8747

Mail check to:
Aviation Museum of Kentucky
Blue Grass Airport
4029 Airport Road
Lexington, KY 40510
Attn: Gerry van der Meer
Reservation Information: Each participant will complete and return a reservation form once their check is received.