War Planes on Display in Capital

7 years 3 months 5 days ago Monday, July 18 2011 Jul 18, 2011 Monday, July 18, 2011 4:23:00 PM CDT July 18, 2011 in News
By: Meenakshi Dalal
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JEFFERSON CITY - Three World War II aircraft flew into the Jefferson City Memorial Airport Monday, setting up for public display through Wednesday at noon.

Set up on the tarmac, the public had a chance to see a B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator and a P-51 Mustang.

The Collings Foundation organized this showing, called the "Wings of Freedom Tour." The tour will stop next just outside of Chicago. 

It costs $6 for children and $12 for adults to view the planes and take a tour through the aircrafts. The public must pay for flights in the planes, but all veterans are invited to fly for free.

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