Aircraft Rides

Experience World War II Weekend from the air, take a ride in some of the most famous aircraft of World War II.

Fairchild PT-19 ‘Cornell

U.S. Army Air Corps Primary Trainer

Upon entering the open cockpit, you will get a sense of nostalgia for the golden age of flying.  You will feel the sky as it rushes by you and the view is incredible. Rides are booked the day of the show at the ride tent, located adjacent to the flight line. $230.00

North American P-51 Mustang

Airbase Georgia of the Commemorative Air Force has the honor of maintaining and flying this gorgeous aircraft. You can experience the thrill of flight in one of the most well known fighters of World War II. 

Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless

Considered the most destructive air weapon of the U.S. Navy, sinking over 300,000 tons of enemy ships. The only U.S. Navy dive-bomber to serve from the beginning to end of the war. Take a ride aboard the Airbase Georgia’s SBD-5

North American B-25

‘Panchito’

Twin-engine, twin-tail WWII medium bomber, famous for the Doolittle Raid
on Tokyo after taking off from the aircraft carrier “Hornet”. This aircraft has two 1,700 bhp radial engines identical to the one on the TBM Avenger.

This specific B-25 was featured in the movie “Pancho Barnes”.

Consolidated B-24

‘Diamond Lil’
Relive History and ride on one of the rarest WWII bombers in existence by taking a ‘Living History’ bomber ride. This unique experience allows you to sit in the Veteran’s seats, see and feel what they encountered. 

Boeing B-17

‘Yankee Lady’
B-17, also called the Flying Fortress, was a U.S. heavy bomber used during World War II. The B-17 was designed by the Boeing Aircraft Company in response to a 1934 Army Air Corps specification that called for a four-engined bomber at a time when two engines were the norm. 

Douglas C-47

‘Hairless Joe’
The Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Dakota is a military transport aircraft developed from the civilian Douglas DC-3 airliner. It was used extensively by the Allies during World War II and remains in front line service with various military operators. 

Douglas C-47

‘Whiskey 7’
The Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Dakota is a military transport aircraft developed from the civilian Douglas DC-3 airliner. Whiskey 7 is a veteran of D-Day, the lead plane of the second wave of paratroopers. 

Boeing B-29

‘FIFI’
The Boeing B-29 Superfortress, first flown in 1942, began active service in 1944. It was designed as a replacement for the older B-17s and B-24s, having the longer range and greater bomb loads necessary for operations in the World War II Pacific theater. Take a ride in one of the rarest planes.

WWII Weekend air show aircraft are scheduled to attend in the best of faith by all parties. Unfortunately, last minute health issues, weather conditions, and mechanical issues may prevent attendance. We apologize if this should occur; however, we cannot offer any refunds or reductions. 

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