Wings of Freedom Tour Returns to Dutchess County Airport
The Wings of Freedom Tour returns to the Dutchess County Airport in Wappingers Falls, NY on the weekend of September 9-11, 2016. The hours for the event will be 2PM-5pm on 9/9 and then 9AM to 5PM on 9/10 and 9/11. Ticket prices are $12 for adults and $6 for kids 12 and younger. What can you expect to see? Some of the featured classic airplanes will include a B-17, a B-24, B-25 and a P-51C Mustang.
From Dutchess County Executive Marc Monlinaro via a press release:
“The Wings of Freedom Tour has drawn thousands to our own Dutchess County Airport in previous years and we are excited to once again host this remarkable living history exhibit. This event allows our veterans and their families, as well as adults and children of all ages, to learn about these historical and truly remarkable aircraft, and their significance in our nation’s history. We look forward to welcoming back the Collings Foundation and hosting this special tour in Dutchess County.”
If you or a family member is interested in taking a flight in one of these classic planes, that will be available for an additional fee. For more information on these special limited flights, call 800-568-8924. The Wings of Freedom Tour is in its 27th year and aims to provide a flying history and tribute to the men and women who built, flew and maintained the airplanes.