Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome is a living museum with many examples of airworthy aircraft of the Pioneer Era, World War I and the Golden Age of Aviation between the World Wars. It also houses roadworthy antique automobiles and other vehicles. The aerodrome was the creation of Cole Palen, who regularly flew many of the aircraft during weekend airshows as his alter-ego, "The Black Baron of Rhinebeck" (loosely based on the Red Baron). These airshows still continue mid-June through mid-October, and biplane rides are available before and after the shows. The aircraft include reconstructions from the Wright era and World War I as well as biplanes and monoplanes of the 1930s.