B-29 ‘Doc’ Flight Experience Tour Going Back to Oklahoma City in July

Brig. Gen. Paul Tibbets IV, 509th Bomb Wing commander, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., conducts pre-flight checks on Doc, a restored B-29 Superfortress, June 9, 2017, on McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Tibbets’ grandfather, retired Brig. Gen. Paul Tibbets Jr., piloted the ‘Enola Gay,’ during WWII and dropped the world’s first atomic bomb used in warfare. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Tara Fadenrecht)

The B-29 ‘Doc’ will bring its B-29 Doc Flight Experience Tour to Oklahoma City, Okla., Saturday, July 18, and Sunday, July 19.  Doc will arrive at Wiley Post Airport Friday afternoon, July 17 and will be available for B-29 Doc Flight Experience rides throughout the weekend. The event will be hosted by Atlantic Aviation (5901 Philip J. Rhoads Ave., Hangar 14, Bethany, OK 73008).

The flight schedule for the B-29 Doc Flight Experience rides will be 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., July 18 and 19. For details about the B-29 Doc Flight Experience and to purchase ride tickets, visit www.b29doc.com/rides.

Doc’s Friends, Inc., is taking all reasonable precautions to protect the B-29 Doc crew as well as passengers in the fight again the spread of COVID-19. All B-29 Doc Flight Experience passengers will be required to wear a mask (one will be provided to each passenger) during the flight. Additionally, the aircraft and all contact surfaces inside the aircraft will be sanitized/disinfected prior to each flight.

More details about Doc’s 2020 tour schedule will be announced in the coming weeks. B-29 Doc fans are encouraged to follow the Doc social media channels or subscribe via www.b29doc.com/signup to receive the very latest information about this year’s schedule and potential airshow appearances.

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