WWII Wings of Freedom Tour 2749
WWII Wings of Freedom Tour
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Participating in the Collings Foundation’s WINGS OF FREEDOM TOUR, the B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine," B-24 Liberator “Witchcraft,” B-25 Mitchell "Tondelayo" bombers, P-51 Mustang "Toulouse Nuts" and P-40 Warhawk "Jaws" fighters, will fly into the Bradley Airport for a visit from September 30th to October 3rd. This is a rare opportunity to visit, explore, and learn more about these unique and rare treasures of aviation history. The B-17 is one of only 9 in flying condition in the United States. The B-24J is the sole remaining example of its type flying in the World. The B-25 is best known for being used in the daring Doolittle raid. The P-51 Mustang was awarded the prestigious Grand Champion award for restoration. New to the tour is the legendary P-40 Warhawk fighter - best known for being part of the Flying Tigers. Visitors are invited to explore the aircraft inside and out - $15 for adults and $5 for children under 12 is requested for access to up-close viewing and tours through the inside of the aircraft. Discounted rates for school groups. Visitors may also experience the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to actually take a 30-minute flight aboard these rare aircraft. Flights on either the B-17 or B-24 are $450 per person. B-25 flights are $400 per person. Get some “stick time” some of the world’s greatest fighters! P-40 Warhawk flight training is $2200 for a half hour and $3200 for a full hour. P-51 flight training is $2,400 for a half hour and $3,400 for a full hour. For reservations and information on flight experiences call 800-568-8924 or visit www.collingsfoundation.org.
Date & Time
Monday September 30th, 2019 12:00am EDT
End Date & Time
Wednesday October 2nd, 2019 12:00am EDT
Venue/Location
Bradley International Airport / TAC Air
Address
85-205 Combs Gate Dr
Windsor Locks, CT 06096
United States
Airport Name
Bradley Int.
Airport ID
KBDL
AOPA Presence
No
Cost
$15 / $5 Tours, Flights range from $400 to $3400 depending on aircraft
Contact Person
Hunter Chaney
Contact Email
info@collingsfoundation.org
Contact Phone
800-568-8924
Category Airshows

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Date & Time: 09/30/2019 12:00:00 AM EDT