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Robots Live!National Museum of Flight, East Fortune Airfield, EH39 5LFSunday 19 June 10:00-17:00Adults £10.50/£8.50, child £5 (under 5 free), Family £27.50 (2 adults and 2children), parking freeBook on 0300 123 6789 or www.nms.ac.uk/flightJoin us on Sunday 19th June as the National Museum of Flight at East Fortunetakes you into the future, with an event featuring battling robots, technicalchallenges and cutting-edge technology.Cheer on competitors from the BBC smash hit TV show Robot Wars as theybattle it out in the arena. Robots such as Behemoth, Big Nipper and Storm II willbe in destruction mode, and watch out for the infamous Battleaxe, a robot withsteel claws, a heavy hammer and 500kg of thrust. Expect lots of action and lotsof noise!Head outside and see if you’re brave enough to meet our giant animatronic robot,or instead meet a team of robot footballers and find out how they’re programmedto save free kicks!Join our expert scientists in the tech zone to learn about their cutting edge work,from bionic hands to particle physics, and get hands-on with technology yourself.Have you ever wondered about the science behind the hula hoop? Our expertswill reveal all, and you will have your own chance to build you own perfect hoop.Budding electronic engineers can take a seat in the Madlab area and try theirhand at soldering circuit boards to make their own mini jumping robot or windgenerator (extra charges may apply for materials).The museum’s own staff will test you with a technical challenge - can you buildyour own machine, and how far will it travel? Or can you pull off a hoax in ourFake Your Own UFO activity?Entry to the event includes access to all that the National Museum of Flight hasto offer - including four hangars packed to the rafters with military and civilianaircraft, Scotland’s Concorde, and three interactive galleries full of hands-on funin Fantastic Flight.