Warbird Information Exchange

DISCLAIMER: The views expressed on this site are the responsibility of the poster and do not reflect the views of the management.
It is currently Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:23 pm

All times are UTC - 5 hours

Classic Wings Magazine Luftwaffe Resource Center WWII Naval Aviation Research Pacific
Final Cut-The Post War B-17 Flying Fortress and Survivors - 5th Edition

Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:25 pm 
Group Captain
User avatar

Joined: Sat Sep 24, 2005 6:36 pm
Posts: 913
Location: Valparaiso, IN
Who: The Collings Foundation, a 501c3 Non-Profit Educational Foundation based in Stow, MA. http://www.cfdn.org/

What: The Wings of Freedom Tour featuring the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Consolidated B-24 Liberator, North American B-25 Mitchell and North American P-51 Mustang, four of America’s most famous WWII aircraft.

When: August 3-5. 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM August 3; 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM August 4; and 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM August 5.

Where: Porter County Regional Airport, 4207 Murvihill Road, Valparaiso, IN.

Why: To honor the veterans of WWII, to educate the nation about the history and impact WWII had on our country, and to assure that the memory of those who gave their life for their country will never be forgotten.

How: All four aircraft are available for walkthrough tours for $15 for Adults and $5 for Children 12 and under. WWII Veterans are admitted for free. Flights are available aboard the aircraft for a tax-deductible donation. B-17 and B-24 flights are $450 per person. Flights on the B-25 are $400. Bomber rides are 30 minutes in duration. "Stick-time" aboard the P-51 is $2200 for 30-minutes and $3200 for 1-hour. Pilot’s license not required. For more information or to schedule a ride call 800-568-8924.

Other activities will include Food & Beverages from EAA Chapter 104, an Honor Flight Chicago display, and more.

EAA Chapter 104 will also host a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, August 4th from 7am to 11am. $6 for all-you-can-eat pancake, sausage, and juice.

"Keep 'em Flying!"

Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 

All times are UTC - 5 hours

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group