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Wings of Freedom Tour 2020

August 14 - August 16

Experience the Wings of Freedom Tour

Come out and experience World War II history on the ground and in the air with the Wings of Freedom Tour! See the Collings Foundation’s original WWII warbirds up-close and personal with walk through tour of authentically restored interior of the B-24 Liberator and see the B-25 Mitchell and P-51 Mustang on the ramp as well.

For an even more exciting visit, take flight aboard the B-24 Liberator for an incredible flight experience or flight training on the P-51 Mustang! Learn more about each flight and book online at the links below!

Ground and Walk Through Tours

Explore the insides of the B-24 and see the B-25 Mitchell, P-51 Mustang and P-40 Warhawk on the ramp. Tours are self-guided. Reservations are not needed for walk through tours.

Ground and Walk Through Tour Times
8/14/2020 – 2:00 PM till 5:00 PM
8/15/2020– 9:00 AM till 5:00 PM
8/16/2020 – 9:00 AM till 5:00 PM

Availability of select aircraft for ground viewing is subject to change based on weather and maintenance circumstances.

Take a Flight!

Exciting flight experiences on the B-24 Liberator and B-25 Mitchell are available at this tour location. Flight training (no experience necessary) on the P-51 Mustang is also available to actually take the controls and fly one of the famous fighters of WWII with an experienced instructor for either 30 minutes or 60 minutes!

The Collings Foundation is scheduled to bring to the museum the following World War II aircraft: B-24 Liberator, B-25 Mitchell, P-40 Warhawk, and the TF-51D Mustang.

They will join the MAPS Air Museum’s B-26 Maurader, C-47 Skytrain, and our A-26 Invader and many other aircraft.

No coupons or discounts will be accepted for this special event.

Admission: $15/Adult and $5.00 for Children 12 and under to see and walk through the aircraft. World War II Veterans enter free. Admission includes the museum facilities as well!

One can also take rides on the Collings aircraft for a fee.

30 minute flight on the B-24 is $475/person
30 minute flight on the B-25 is $425/person
30 minute flight training on the TF-51D is $2400
60 minute flight training on the TF-51D is $3400
30 minute flight training on the P-40 is $2200
60 minute flight training on the P-40 is $3200

Majority of the flight cost may be a tax deduction for you as the Collings Foundation is a 501c3 educational non-profit. For more information please see their web site at collingsfoundation.org

Scheduling a ride the day of is possible, but NOT guaranteed.  So, make a flight reservation! Please give them a call at 1- 978-562-9182 9:00AM to 6:00PM Eastern.

 

Western Reserve Public Media is a media sponsor of this event.

Details

Start:
August 14
End:
August 16
Website:
https://www.collingsfoundation.org/event/akron-canton-oh/