Wings of Freedom Tour coming to Savannah airport

B-17 Images (Source: Collins Foundation)
B-17 Images (Source: Collins Foundation)

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The Collings Foundation's Wings of Freedom Tour is bringing a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress "Nine O Nine" WWII Heavy Bomber, Consolidated B-24 Liberator "Witchcraft" WWII Heavy Bomber and P-51 Mustang to the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport from Oct. 28 to 31.

Wings of Freedom is touring 110 cities. The tour will arrive at the airport at 2 p.m. Oct. 28 and will be on display from Oct. 29 to 31 at Signature Flight Support at 1001 Davidson Dr., Suite 150 at the airport.

The B-17 is one of only 10 in flying condition in the U.S., the B-24J and Full Dual Control P-51C Mustang are the sole remaining examples of their type flying in the world, according to the Collins Foundation.

Tours are $12 for adults and $6 for children under 12. World War II veterans can tour through the aircraft at no cost. Discounted rates for school groups.

Flights on either the B-17 or B-24 are $425 per person. For reservations and information on flight experiences call 800-568-8924.

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