CAF Airpower History Tour at Dekalb-Peachtree Airport- Atlanta 5/20-22

Red Nose taking off from the Midland International Airport in with pilot Keith Wood at the controls. (Image Credit: Kevin Hong)
Take to the air in the CAF Dixie Wing's P-51D Mustang "Red Nose"  (Image Credit: CAF Dixie Wing)
Take to the air in the CAF Dixie Wing’s P-51D Mustang “Red Nose”
(Image Credit: CAF Dixie Wing)

The Commemorative Air Force’s Airpower History Tour will be arriving at Atlanta’s Dekalb-Peachtree Airport on May 20, 2013 and will be open to the public through the 22nd. On hand will be “FIFI” the only flying Boeing B-29 Superfortress left the planet and every visitor will have the opportunity to tour her cockpit with their paid admission to the event.

Choose your seating position on the CAF Ghost Squadron's Superfortress "FIFI" (Image Credit: CAF Ghost Squadron)
Choose your seating position on the CAF Ghost Squadron’s Superfortress “FIFI”
(Image Credit: CAF Ghost Squadron)

Also scheduled to appear are the CAF Dixie Wing’s North American P-51 Mustang “Red Nose, the Beechcraft C-45 Expediter “Bucket of Bolts,” a T-6 Texan and a Stearman Speedmail. All of the planes will be available for flight experiences and cockpit tours, “FIFI” flies at 9:00 and 10:30AM on the 22nd and the other planes will be available to fly on demand.

Another star of the tour will be one of the two flying SBD Dauntless left in the world based in Peachtree City ( South of Atlanta), home of the CAF Dixie Wing.

Pricing for flight experiences start as low as $65.00 and range from relatively sedate flights aboard a troop transport to what the organizers describe as a “high intensity” flight experience, strapped into one of the premiere aerial fighters of the Second World War, the P-51 Mustang, as their expert pilot puts the plane through its paces.

Admission to the event is only $10 per person and $5 for kids over 5 or $20.00 for the entire nuclear family and includes a free cockpit tour of the Superfortress. Discounted flight experiences are available by booking online, so if you’re intending to fly, by all means visit the Airpower History Tour website to schedule your flight and save yourself some dollars.


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