“Wings of Freedom Tour”

Pierre Lagacé:

I wish I was there also…

Originally posted on pacificparatrooper:

P-51 Mustang "Betty Jane"

P-51 Mustang “Betty Jane”

On 12 February 2014, I had the utmost pleasure to travel a short route south to the Boca Raton Airport to witness the “Wings of Freedom Tour” sponsored by the Collings Foundation.  At the Signature Flight Support area there were 3 WWII aircraft waiting for us to explore.

The Mustang, the world’s only full dual control P-51C fighter, with the pilot sitting on its wing was an outstanding sight to say the least.  You can almost envision the plane on its daily route in the skies above Europe.

B-24 Liberator

B-24 Liberator

The B-24 Liberator begins to tower over you as you near her.  It puts you in awe knowing they flew their gallant missions over 70 years ago.  And today they continue to fly on a mission to educate and pay tribute.  The aircraft that sat before me was the very last flying Liberator in the world…

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3 thoughts on ““Wings of Freedom Tour”

  1. I was thinking of you while I was there snapping off a ton of photos and talking with the veterans. Thank you very much for this reblog. My most loyal friend.

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