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PostPosted: Sat Jul 07, 2012 2:50 pm    Post subject: Wings of Freedom Tour 2012 - Valparaiso, IN Reply with quote

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 and North American P-51 Mustang, three of Americaís most famous WWII aircraft.

When: July 30-August 1. 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM July 30; 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM July 31; and 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM August 1.

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 three aircraft are available for walkthrough tours for $12 for Adults and $6 for Children 12 and under. Flights are available aboard the aircraft for a tax-deductible donation. B-17 and B-24 flights are $425 per person. B-17 and B-24 rides are 30 minutes in duration. "Stick-time" aboard the P-51 are $2200 for 30-minutes and $3200 for 1-hour. Pilotís license not required. For more information or to schedule a ride call 800-568-8924.

Food & Beverages will be available through EAA 104 and WWII-era Automobiles will be on display. WWII veterans are encouraged to attend.



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