Bridgeport Sports Recreation Complex to host aviation expo

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FILE – In this Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, file photo, a drone flies in a residential neighborhood in Upper Moreland, Pa. Federal officials are outlining new rules that will let operators fly small drones over people and at night. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — From Aug. 20 to Aug. 21 the Bridgeport Sports Recreation Complex will be hosting the Carl Hopkins Aviation Expo. On both days, the event will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Activities will include learning control line flying, radio control flight simulator, RC flying, as well as basic rocket and drone flight. Participants will also be given a free balsa glider. Kids (6-18) can expect prizes.

Admission will be free.

Those looking for more information can email wvmodelaviation@gmail.com or check their facebook at @wvaviationexpo

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