Media Advisory: Chinese travel show at Champaign Aviation Museum

In Historic Grimes Field, NAHA News Release /

UPDATED AUG. 9, 2016

Due to expected afternoon thunderstorms, the arrival time has been moved up to 11 a.m. The B-25 flight has been rescheduled for noon.

For immediate release
Aug. 8, 2016

Timothy R. Gaffney
Director of Communications
(937) 219-8277 (mobile)

Editors: A Chinese video production crew will visit the Champaign Aviation Museum at Historic Grimes Field—Urbana Municipal Airport in Ohio on Tuesday, Aug. 9. News media are invited to cover the crew from the Beijing WanMei Cultural Media Co. as it films activities in the museum for an episode of its Internet travel program, including volunteers building a World War II-era B-17 bomber and possibly including a flight on the museum’s World War II-era, B-25 “Champaign Gal.” The program has an audience of more than 1.5 million viewers in China.

What: Beijing WanMei Cultural Media Co.
Where: Champaign Aviation Museum,1652 N Main St., Urbana, OH
When: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016. UPDATE: 11 a.m.

The Champaign Aviation Museum is a partner of the National Aviation Heritage Alliance.