The Wings of Freedom Tour, 9/11-13, Quonset

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Living history opportunity

The Wings of Freedom Tour, 9/11-13, Quonset

Experience World War II history on the ground and in the air with the Wings of Freedom Tour. The tour will be at Quonset State Airport in North Kingstown, September 11th through 13th.  The Rhode Island stop is part of a 100 city tour in 2019, taking a giant clock-wise loop around the U.S.

The original WWII warbirds can be seen up-close and personal with walk-through tours of authentically restored interiors of the B-17 Flying Fortress and B-24 Liberator and see the B-25 Mitchell, P-51 Mustang, and P-40 Warhawk on the ramp as well.

Availability of select aircraft for ground viewing is subject to change based on weather and maintenance circumstances.

Admission is $15 for adults and $5 for children as and under. World War II veterans are admitted free of charge.

Ground and Walk Through Tour Times are:
9/11/2019 – 2:00 PM till 5:00 PM
9/12/2019 – 9:00 AM till 5:00 PM
9/13/2019 – 9:00 AM till 12:00 PM

Donor Flights

For an even more exciting visit, donors can take flight aboard one of the aircraft for an incredible flight experience or flight training. There is a “fly on a mission on a bomber” opportunity for $400-$450 per person, depending upon aircraft, and a “become a fighter pilot for a day” with a flight training experience on a dual control plane. No previous flight experience is needed. Flight opportunities start at $2200 for 30 minutes. Both of these opportunities are reservation only by calling 978-562-9182. All flights are a tax-deductible donation.

This is an event of the Collings Foundation. The Foundation’s purpose is to organize and support “living history” events and the presentation of historical artifacts and content that enable Americans to learn more about their heritage through direct participation. More information on the Foundation at: https://www.collingsfoundation.org/