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3rd of April, 2024

Coming This April!  A Living History Flight Experience

  • Rides Available in a B-17G, B-25J, and C-45, Thursday (April 3) thru Sunday (April 7, 2024)
  • Tours of the B-17 & B-25 Included with Museum Admission (April 3-7)

Planes of Fame Air Museum and the Commemorative Air Force (CAF), Arizona Wing, have an incredible "step back in time" experience for everyone coming in late April to the Museum. .  CAF is bringing their B-17G Flying Fortress "Sentimental Journey", B-25J Mitchell "Maid in the Shade" and C-45 to Planes of Fame and offering rides and tours throughout their visit. 

To book a flight in one of these Commemorative Air Force aircraft, click this red button: 

Your admission to the Museum gets you a tour of these two incredible aircraft. Beginning Thursday, April 3 and continuing daily until Sunday, April 7, guests to the Museum will have the opportunity to walk thru and tour all three of the CAF's visiting aircraft.  Starting with Thursday, tours will begin in the afternoon (following flights) and the aircraft (and the Museum) will remain open each day until 5:00pm.

Learn more about these aircraft by clicking on these following links:  B-17 Sentimental Journey and B-25 Maid in the Shade and C-45 Expeditor.

While at the Museum, be sure to see our collection of nearly 100 historic aircraft, including several of the rarest aircraft in the world.  Take a tour with our Museum Guides and watch our restoration teams at work.  The Museum Gift Shop is stocked with some great items. 

Looking for an extra thrill?  Book a ride in a Planes of Fame P-51D "Mustang."  

The Museum is also offering a 35-40 minute experience in one of its North American P-51D "Mustangs."  This includes engine start, run-up, taxi plus a 20-minute flight.  Discover what it was like to fly one of the fastest and most effective fighter aircraft from the Second World War.

To book a flight in Planes of Fame Air Museum's P-51 Mustang, click this blue button: 

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