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Wings of Freedom Tour 2018 - Valparaiso, IN

Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:25 pm

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 & Sunday, August 5th from 7am to 11am. $6 for all-you-can-eat pancake, sausage, and juice.
Last edited by warbirdguy on Tue Jul 31, 2018 2:35 am, edited 1 time in total.

Re: Wings of Freedom Tour 2018 - Valparaiso, IN

Fri Jul 20, 2018 6:07 pm

25-minute flight on the A-1E Skyraider is $900 for the single front seat, $450 for each of the four rear seats. Front seat rider is not allowed to touch the flight controls.

Re: Wings of Freedom Tour 2018 - Valparaiso, IN

Tue Jul 31, 2018 2:35 am

Additional Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, August 5th from 7am to 11am. $6 all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, and juice. Children under 5 eat free.
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