November 15, 2014: At its 12th annual Spreading Wings Gala, Wings Over the Rockies announced it would break ground at its Exploration of Flight site on December 1st, the 20th anniversary of Colorado’s Official Air & Space Museum. The groundbreaking ceremony will celebrate approval of plans by Centennial Airport and securing of financing for phased construction, backed by $9 million in pledged funds. Mother Nature brought historic low temperatures sustained over a two week period, pushing grading plans to early 2015. Over 730 guests attending the Spreading Wings Gala received a briefing on the Exploration of Flight education and technology center at Centennial. Honoree, Sean D. Tucker, also participated in hangar flying with dozens of young people at Denver JetCenter East, and Wings’ trustee Jeff Puckett provided low level helicopter flights.
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