The Frontiers of Flight Museum, 6911 Lemmon Ave. at the southeast corner of Love Field Airport, will host an exciting, once-in-a-lifetime flying experience and exhibit that’s sure to be a crowd pleaser for the whole family! The museum will feature the Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom Tour in Dallas March 28-April 1 in honor of our WWII Veterans.
The Wings of Freedom Tour, Presented by the Frontiers of Flight Museum, will bring extremely rare bomber and fighter aircraft to North Texas for a local living history exhibit as part of 110-city nationwide tour. Best of all, visitors at the Frontiers of Flight Museum will not only get a chance to view the interactive display, they will actually have an opportunity to “fly into history” aboard these legendary aircraft. Visit: https://www.flightmuseum.com/wings-of-freedom/.
Aviation enthusiasts of all ages will be “flying high” when they see the vintage Boeing B-17 “Flying Fortress” Nine-O-Nine WWII Heavy Bomber, Consolidated B-24J “Liberator” Witchcraft, the North American B-25J “Mitchell” Tondelayo and the Bell UH-1E Iroquois. The tour also welcomes one of newest additions to the Foundation’s historic fighter aircraft, TF-51D Mustang “Toulouse Nuts.”
This is a rare opportunity to visit, explore, and learn more about these unique and rare treasures of aviation history. The B-17 is one of only nine in flying condition in the United States, the B-24J is the sole remaining example of its type flying in the world. The P-51 received the prestigious Grand Champion award for restoration. The B-25 is best known as the type of bomber that flew the infamous Doolittle Raid, and the Huey helicopter was originally flown by Medal of Honor recipient Stephen Plessy in the Vietnam War.
Visitors are invited to explore the aircraft inside and out. Special admission prices are $15 for adults and $7 for children under 12 for access to up-close viewing and tours through the inside of the aircraft. Includes entrance into the Frontiers of Flight Museum. In addition to the general public, local veterans and their families are encouraged to visit and share their experiences and stories with Museum guests.