Participating in the Collings Foundation’s WINGS OF FREEDOM TOUR, the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine” WWII Heavy Bomber, Consolidated B-24 Liberator “Witchcraft” WWII Heavy Bomber, B-25 Mitchell “Tondelayo” mid bomber and P-51 Mustang fighter, flew into Westchester County Airport in White Plains at noon today for a visit from through October 4. 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 8 in flying condition in the United States, the B-24J and Full Dual Control P-51C Mustang are the sole remaining examples of their type flying in the World.
Visitors are invited to explore the aircraft inside and out – $12 for adults and $6 for children under 12 is requested for access to up-close viewing and tours through the inside of the aircraft.
WWII Veterans can tour through the aircraft at no cost. 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. Get some “stick time” in the world’s greatest fighter! P-51 flights are $2,200 for a half hour and $3,200 for a full hour. For reservations and information on flight experiences call 800-568-8924.
WINGS OF FREEDOM AIRCRAFT are on display at Westchester County Airport in White Plains NY, at the Million Air facility.
WHEN: The WINGS OF FREEDOM TOUR arrived at Westchester County Airport at 12:00 PM on October 1 and will be on display at main ramp at Westchester County Airport until the aircraft departs October 4 after 5:00 PM. Hours of ground tours and display are:12:00 PM through 5:00 PM on Thursday October 1; 9:00 AM through 5:00 PM on October 2,3, & 4 . The 30-minute flight experiences are normally scheduled before and after the ground tour times above.