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"Flights of Fancy: Toys from the First Century of Aviation," an exhibition of model airplanes, games and construction toys, will open on Oct. 24, from 6-9 pm, at the Doll and Toy Museum of New York City, inside Room 103 of PS 146/MS 822, at 610 Henry St. at Rapelye Street in Carroll Gardens.

Among the works on display will be a Metalcraft model of Charles Lindbergh’s plane (pictured); a large Tinker Toy model of Orville and Wilbur Wright’s airplane, which made the historic first flight on Dec. 17, 1903; and a cardboard cockpit used to train young pilots during World War II.

Admission is $8, $4 students and seniors. Bring ID to enter the building. Order tickets at or or call (718) 243-0820. The museum is open Tuesdays through Fridays, from 10 am to 2 pm, by appointment only.

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