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WWII Aicraft Visits Martin State Airport

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Date(s) - Friday, June 14, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Martin State Airport

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WWII Aicraft Visits Martin State Airport

Give your children a close encounter with WWII flying history. World War II aircraft of the Commemorative Air Force AirPower History Tour will be visiting Martin State Airport in Middle River June 12 – 16 and public tours will be available from 9am to 5pm of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress, FIFI, Consolidated B-24 Liberator, DIAMOND LIL , T-6 Texan, PT-13 Stearman. Rides on these warbirds can be scheduled at www.airpowerhistorytour.org. The Boeing B-29 Superfortress, first flown in 1942, began active service in the US Army Air Corp in 1944 and is best known as the aircraft whose missions over Japan helped bring an end to World War Ii. DIAMOND LIL was the 26th B-24 of 18, 482 of these aircraft built. Visitors will be able to view all aircraft up close, purchase rides, and tour the B-29 and B-24 cockpits 9 am to 5pm Wednesday through Friday and 12 to 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Tour Ramp Fees are $20 for adults, $8 for youth age 10 through 17 and children under age 9 are admitted free. Entry to the Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum is included with the fee. Aircraft rides on Saturday and Sunday mornings range from $85 to $1,995 depending on aircraft type and seat position selected. If aircraft are flying in the morning, they are not available for touring until plane returns. For additional information or to schedule a ride visit www.airpowertour.org

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