Reading Regional Airport hosting Aviation Festival and Career Fair this weekend

Aviation enthusiasts and job seekers, mark your calendars! The Reading Regional Airport, in collaboration with the County of Berks and the Reading Aero Club, is all set to host the Reading Aviation Festival and Career Fair on Saturday, October 21.

To kick off the event, Commissioner Christian Leinbach, Reading Airport Director Zackary Tempesco, and Oliver Rick, President of the Reading Aero Club, held a press conference Thursday to provide highlight what attendees can expect.

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This weekend’s extravaganza promises something for everyone. The Career Fair, scheduled from 9 am to 2 pm, will offer job seekers the opportunity to connect with over 30 aviation-related exhibitors. This is an excellent chance to explore career opportunities, network with industry professionals, and gain valuable insights into the world of aviation.

The excitement doesn’t stop there. The Aviation Festival, running from 9 am to 5 pm, is bound to captivate attendees of all ages. Featuring awe-inspiring static aircraft displays, including the C-130 from Harrisburg and the C-17 from Dover, the festival will be a visual feast for aviation enthusiasts. Attendees can even take to the skies themselves, as airplane and helicopter rides will be available for purchase throughout the day.

For those eager to deepen their knowledge of aviation, the event will host six seminars throughout the day, covering various aspects of the industry. Whether you’re an aspiring pilot, an aviation enthusiast, or simply curious about the world of flight, these seminars are an ideal opportunity to gain valuable insights.

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To keep the festivities going, the event will feature live music from 12 pm to 4 pm, with the Brass Pocket Band taking the stage. The atmosphere will be vibrant and filled with the melodies of live music. And, of course, no festival is complete without delicious food. With food available all day, attendees can refuel and recharge to make the most of this exciting event.

What’s even more thrilling is that this fantastic event is free and open to the public. To make the most of your visit, it’s encouraged to register in advance. Registrants will have the chance to win exciting prizes, including airplane rides, VIP tours, VIP Meet and Greets, and exclusive event swag.

So, don’t miss out on the Reading Aviation Festival and Career Fair happening this Saturday, October 21, at the Reading Airport Terminal, 2501 Bernville Rd, Reading PA 19605. Whether you’re a seasoned aviation professional or someone with a budding interest in flight, this event promises an unforgettable experience. Come join the festivities, explore career opportunities, and celebrate the world of aviation.

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