Wings of Freedom Tour Lands in Jefferson City

7 years 2 months 3 days ago Monday, July 18 2011 Jul 18, 2011 Monday, July 18, 2011 6:52:00 AM CDT July 18, 2011 in News
By: Christie Nicks
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JEFFERSON CITY- Living history making a landing here in Mid-Missouri. The Wings of Freedom Tour kicks off at the Jefferson City Memorial Airport July 18 through July 20. The tour brings with it three famous World War II aircraft- a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, a consolidated B-24 Liberator and a North American P-51 Mustang. You can take a ground tour of the aircraft or pay to fly up in them. 

The Wings of Freedom Tour is put on by the Collings Foundation- a nonprofit educational foundation that works to make education hands-on. The Tour has been going on now for 22 years. They visit around 110 cities in 35 states.

 

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