Rhinebeck Aerodrome to reopen Saturday

The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome grounds will open on Saturday at 10 a.m. with a limited afternoon show featuring demonstrations of pioneer airplanes and bi-plane rides all day. Reduced admission will apply. On Sunday, the museum and grounds open at 10 a.m. and a full air show, dedicated to Nasta’s memory, will be presented at 2 p.m.

“The air show at Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome on Sunday will be dedicated to Vinny’s memory and to all that he held dear,” said Hugh Schoelzel, president of Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome Air Shows. “Our prayers go to his wife, Kathleen and to his family. We share sadness in his loss with Riverhead High School and the hundreds of students who were touched by his inspiration. All of us celebrate his creativity, his art, and his love of flying that brought him to share magnificent moments with us at Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome.”

RHINEBECK — The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome grounds will reopen Saturday following the death of Vincent Nasta, the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome pilot who died in a plane crash last Sunday.

Funeral arrangements have been set for Nasta. Viewings will be held from 2-4 p.m. and 7–9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at Reginald H. Tuthill Funeral Home, 406 East Main St. in Riverhead, NY.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, 1488 North Country Road, Wading River, NY.