Rare Aircraft at Plymouth Municipal Airport
September 24, 2013
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  • PLYMOUTH – Participating in the Collings Foundation’s “Wings of Freedom” tour, the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine” WWII heavy bomber, Consolidated B-24J Liberator “Witchcraft” WWII heavy bomber and P-51C Mustang fighter will fly into Plymouth Municipal Airport from Sept. 23 to 25.

    Visitors are invited to explore the aircraft inside and out. For tours and up-close viewing, the charge is $12 per adult and $6 for children under 12. World War II veterans can tour the aircraft at no cost. Discounted rates are available for school groups. Visitors may take a 30-minute flight aboard either the B-17 or B-24 for $425 per person. P-51 flights are $2,200 for a half hour and $3,200 for a full hour. For reservations and information, call 800-568-8924.

    The Wings of Freedom Tour will arrive at the airport at noon Sept. 23. Ground tours and display will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 24 and from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 25. The Collings Foundation is a nonprofit educational foundation devoted to organizing “living history” events that allow people to learn more about their heritage and history through direct participation. To learn more, go to www.collingsfoundation.org.