Only Flying B-29 Superfortress in the World and the B-24 Liberator at Carolinas Aviation Museum
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Daily at 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM from May 25, 2012 until May 30, 2012
Location: Carolinas Aviation Museum
FIFI, the B-29 Superfortress and the B-24, Diamond Lil, queens of the Commemorative Air Force’s (CAF) fleet of vintage military aircraft, arrive at the Carolinas Aviation Museum on Friday, May 23. The airplanes will be accessible to the public Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday through Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Tuesday and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Visitors will have the opportunity to tour the cockpits and also purchase rides in the airplanes. Ride information may be found at www.RideB29.com or by calling (432) 413-4100. Discount for booking rides on line. Information about Carolinas Aviation Museum at CarolinasAviation.org.Return to event list.
Collecting, restoring and flying vintage historical aircraft for more than half a century, the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) ranks as one of the largest private air forces in the world. The CAF is dedicated to Honoring American Military Aviation through flight, exhibition and remembrance. A non-profit educational association, the CAF has more than 8,000 members and a fleet of 156 airplanes distributed throughout the country to 74 units located in 27 states for care and operation.