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Planes of Fame Airshow 2009 May 16-17, 2009 – Chino, California

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gview1DATE: MAY 16-17, 2009 LOCATION: CHINO AIRPORT, CA Gates Open at 8AM on both days. Flying begins at 11:15am and lasts till about 4pm. At the Airshow Ticket Prices Adults are $20 with one child (5-11) admitted free with each paid adult ticket, additional children (5-11) are $5, and under 5 is FREE! Advanced Discounted Tickets Adults are $16 (with one child admitted free) and additional children (5-11) for $4 until May 10th. Click here for some of / photos of the 2008 Planes of Fame Airshow. Read More

The Collings Foundation Wings of Freedom Tour 2009

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The Wings of Freedom Tour brings historic aviation to your community! Tour through the authentically restored aircraft or take a flight aboard for the ultimate immersion in history! The aircraft will be at The Glendale Airport April 21st- 24th and at the Scottsdale Airport April 24th-27th
  • Flight Experiences Donations are $425 per person aboard the B-17 or B-24.
  • The B-25 is available at select locations for flight experiences. Flight experiences on the B-25 are $400 for forward fuselage seats, and $325 for waist gun seats
  • Flight training in the TP-51C "Betty Jane" will be at most locations on the Wings of Freedom Tour. Flight training in the P-51 is $2200 for a half hour flight, and $3200 for a full hour...
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EAA, Classic Car Show & Fly-in,Prescott Regional Airport

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Show Times: 7:00AM Local Time: Start of breakfast. Doors open! * Pancake Breakfast 7am - 11am: Coffee, Pancakes, OJ * Casa de Aero R/C Flyers: 8am flights & 10am flights * Bratwurst Lunch 11am - 3pm: Soda, Bratwurst Sandwiches * Static Aircraft Displays: Vintage, Warbirds, Contemporary * Static aircraft displays will include: P51D "Miss February", Wacos, CJ6s, Yak 52s, Nanchangs of Vector Warbirds, Cirrus SR22, Diamond, Jabiru & Paradise LSA's, Jets and others! * Fly-bys * Classic Car displays * R/C Aircraft * Vendors * Tour Legend Aviation's New Facility! * Come meet the flying gals of the 99's! 3:00PM Local Time: End of activities. Featured Aircraft: P-51 Mustang "Miss February" of "Gray Eagles Foundation" eaafinalprintweb-353x543Read More

Preserved Aircraft on Luke AFB taken during TITD 2009

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fu-323In 1940, the U.S. Army sent a representative to Arizona to choose a site for an Army Air Corps training field for advanced training in conventional fighter aircraft. The city of Phoenix bought 1,440 acres (5.8 km2) of land which they leased to the government at $1 a year effective March 24, 1941. On March 29, 1941, the Del. E. Webb Construction Co. began excavation for the first building at what was known then as Litchfield Park Air Base. Another base known as Luke Field, in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, released its name so the Arizona base could be called Luke Field. Advanced flight training in the AT-6 began at Luke in June that same year...Read More