Wednesday, September 21, 2011

WWII Bomber @ Huntsville Municipal Airport (Sept. 23-25)

An award-winning B-17 WWII bomber will be visiting Huntsville Municipal Airport this weekend. The aircraft will be open for walk-through tours from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, and from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. Tours are $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 5 to 12. WWII veterans and active duty military are free.

Rides will be held at 8 a.m. and at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. The cost is $425 per person for a 30 to 35 minute ride. As of yesterday, there were still seats available. 

All donations for tours and rides are tax deductible. 

For more information or to reserve a seat on the bomber, call Sandy Thompson at (817)304-0393 or email her at:

Courtesy of Gulf Coast Wing - CAF
The B-17, named Texas Raiders, is here in conjunction with the celebration of The Wynne Home Arts Center's 5th anniversary and their exhibit of Col. John Thomason's World War I and World War II paintings. 

You can visit the Gulf Coast Wing website by clicking here or check out the Wynne Home's Facebook page by clicking here.

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