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.
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 and P-40 Warhawk "Jaws" and P-51 Mustang "Betty Jane" fighters. 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 P-40 Warhawk, the fighter well known as the front line fighter for the Flying Tigers.
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” in the world’s greatest fighters! P-51 flight training is $2,400 for a half hour and $3,400 for a full hour. P-40 flight training is $2,200 for a half hour and $3,200 for a full hour.
For reservations and information, go to www.cfdn.org or call 800.568.8924
Hours of ground tours and display are:
• Monday, June 17: 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, June 18: 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
• Wednesday, June 19: 9:30 a.m. to noon