The B-29 Doc History Restored Tour will land at the Nebraska State Fly-In 2023 in June at Grand Island Central Regional Airport. B-29 Doc, one of only two B-29 Superfortress aircraft still airworthy and flying today, will arrive in Grand Island Thursday, June 1, and will be available for B-29 Flight Experience Rides Friday, June 2, along with ground and cockpit tours and B-29 rides during the fly-in event on Saturday, June 3.
“The Central Nebraska Regional Airport is thrilled to host B-29 Doc,” said Mike Olson, executive airport director. “This aircraft will be the centerpiece of our airshow that will draw spectators from all across Nebraska just to view this historic aircraft.”
B-29 Doc Flight Experience tickets are on sale now for the tour event at the Grand Island Central Regional Airport and Nebraska State Fly-In. Information about rides and flight ticket information can be found here: www.b29doc.com/rides.
“We are honored to be among the participants in the 2023 Nebraska State Fly-In to promote aviation in Nebraska and to spark inspiration for future aviators,” said Josh Wells, B-29 Doc executive director. “Nebraska has a rich aviation heritage, including being home to one of four manufacturing plants that built B-29 aircraft during World War II. We are looking forward to sharing the experience of an up-close and personal view of a B-29 with our friends in Nebraska.”
For questions about the Nebraska State Fly-In, visit: www.nebraskaaviationcouncil.org
Event Details for the B-29 Doc History Restored Tour in Grand Island
B-29 Doc will arrive at the Grand Island Central Regional Airport Thursday, June 1. B-29 Doc Flight Experience rides will be available June 2, 3 and 4, with ground and cockpit tours available during the Fly-In air show event, Saturday, June 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For details about B-29 Doc Flight Experience Rides, visit www.b29doc.com/rides.
Wasn’t Grand Island a B-29 training base?