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Special Tours

Arnold Engineering Development Center & Beechcraft Heritage Museum

Tour Group A (AEDC, museum and lunch): Wednesday, March 13 • 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tour Group B (AEDC, museum and lunch): Wednesday, March 13 • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tour Group C (museum and lunch only): Wednesday, March 13 • 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

The Beechcraft Heritage Museum is in the heart of Antique Airplane Country. It is a "living and working" aviation museum that traces the lineage of the Beechcraft family of airplanes adjacent to the Tullahoma, Tennessee Regional Airport (THA).

Arnold Engineering Development Complex, located at Arnold AFB, Tennessee, is the most advanced and largest complex of flight simulation test facilities in the world. Facilities can simulate flight conditions from sea level to space and from subsonic velocities to Mach 20. Reserve by February 15, 2013.

Cost: $55 per person (includes transportation, museum admission and lunch).
Tours A & B are limited to 45 people each, so register early to secure a spot.

Smyrna Airport Tour

Wednesday, March 13 • 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

On this tour, you will go on a walking tour of Corporate Flight Management, see the military helicopter static display, Lifeflight helicopters and charter jet aircraft. You will take a bus tour of the airport and see the blimp hangar, airport operations area and more. Lunch is NOT included so be sure to eat beforehand. Reserve by February 28, 2013.

Cost: $25 per person

Tour departs from the Gaylord Opryland hotel at 1:00 pm • Tour departs Smyrna Airport at 3:35 pm for the Gaylord Opryland hotel

General Jackson Showboat

Friday, March 15 • 5:30 pm - 10:45 pm

The General Jackson Showboat, a true Music City icon, is an authentic 300-foot-long paddlewheel riverboat that floats along the Cumberland River in Nashville, TN. The General Jackson sails year-round, has four massive decks that can accommodate up to 1,100 guests, and offers a variety of dining and entertainment options. From casual to elegant or rock 'n' roll to country, the possibilities are endless.

Cost: $87 per person (includes dinner, tax and processing fee)

Complimentary shuttle departs Gaylord Opryland every 15 minutes starting at 5:30 pm • Complimentary shuttle departs the dock at 10:45 pm for the Gaylord Opryland hotel