Kick off the summer with the whole family at the 6th annual Detroit’s Invitational Wings & Wheels presented by the Michigan Flight Museum on June 22nd, 2024. The festival-like atmosphere is located at the Roush Aeronautics Center located at 48075 Tyler Road, Belleville, MI 48111 starts at 2 pm and concludes at 6 pm. Stroll among rare automobiles including a 1949 Hudson Commodore, the 1970 Johnny Lightning from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, and a 1994 Dodge Viper in a one-year-only color combination. In total, there will be 100 unique vehicles ranging from 1910 through 2017 models along with an unusual 1948 Whizzer Model J Pacemaker, which looks like a motorized bicycle.

Along with whimsical vehicles that remain on the ground, spectators will also gaze upon some 25 vintage aircraft including a World War II-era bomber, the B-25 Georgie’s Gal, and a Korean/Vietnam-era Fairchild C-123K Provider called Thunderpig, which is the only flying version of this aircraft in the world. If flight is your fancy, you’ll be able to take a ride on a Huey Helicopter and experience the exhilarating rush of wind in your face with the doors wide open and the “whomp, whomp” iconic sound of the Huey.

Kids will enjoy activities designed for them including pedal cars and planes, art easels, building blocks and a live eagle from the Michigan Avian Experience. A variety of delicious food and refreshing beverages are available onsite. Tickets are cheaper in advance and children ages 15 and younger are free! See details at

About Michigan Flight Museum:  Established in 1981, the Michigan Flight Museum is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization.  The Michigan Flight Museum dedicates itself to educating individuals through the history of American aeronautics, aerospace industry and its associated technologies while inspiring generations through personal experiences to instill pride in our national accomplishments. Visit to discover more or call 734-483-4030.