Vintage WWII Planes like the B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator, B-25 Mitchell and P-51 Mustang are on Display at the Riverside Municipal Airport
The B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine,” Consolidated B-24 Liberator “Witchcraft,” B-25 Mitchell “Tondelayo” bombers and P-51 Mustang “Betty Jane” fighter, flew into Riverside Municipal Airport for a visit from April 30th to May 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.
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.
You can 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. Get some “stick time” in the world’s greatest fighter! P-51 flight training is $2,200 for a half hour and $3,200 for a full hour. B-25 flights are $400 per person.
The Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom Tour brings Extremely Rare Bomber and Fighter Aircraft for Local Living History Display and is Part of 110-city Nationwide Tour.
For reservations and information on flight experiences call 800-568-8924.
Press Release Provided By the Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom Tour