MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Wings of Freedom Tour will land at Morristown Airport on October 7- October 10 as part of a 110 city tour.

The tour brings rare Bomber and Fighter Aircraft to the Morristown Airport as part of a Living History Display. Participating in the Wings of Freedom Tour is the B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine," B-24 Liberator “Witchcraft,” B-25 Mitchell "Tondelayo" bombers, P-51 Mustang "Toulouse Nuts" and P-40 Warhawk "Jaws" fighters

This is a rare opportunity, made possible by the Collings Foundation which is devoted to organizing "living history" events so that people are able to learn more about their heritage and history through direct participation. The Wings of Freedom Tour travels the nation as a flying tribute to the flight crews who flew them, the ground crews who maintained them, the workers who built them, the soldiers, sailors and airmen they helped protect; and the citizens and families that share the freedom that they helped preserve

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As part of a 110 city tour, the aircrafts will land at the Morristown Municipal Airport at 12pm on October 7 and will be on display until they depart on October 10. Hours of ground tours and display are: 12:00 PM through 4:30 PM on Monday, October 7th; 9:30 AM through 4:30 PM on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 8th and 9th, and 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Thursday, October 10th. The 30-minute flight experiences are normally scheduled before and after the ground tour times above.

Visitors are invited to explore the aircraft inside and out - $15 for adults and $5 for children under 12 is requested for access to up-close viewing and tours through the inside of the aircraft. The 30-minute flight experiences are also available and are scheduled before and after the ground tour times above. Flights on either the B-17 or B-24 are $450 per person.

 

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