2018 Collings Foundation Wings of Freedom Tour

Find out where your favorite performers will be! Be sure to check schedules for updates as they are always subject to change. Also post year-related performer information, such as music lists.
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2018 Collings Foundation Wings of Freedom Tour

Post by awal2049 » Sat Jan 27, 2018 6:34 am

The Collings Foundation has released some initial dates for their 2018 Wings of Freedom tour. This will once again bring Warbirds like the B-17 Flying Fortress, the B-24 Liberator, the B-25 Mitchell and P-51 Mustang to local airports for rides. It looks like the list is incomplete, but they have said they plan to visit over 100 airports this year!

A-1E Skyraider added to California Tour, dates are marked with an asterisk.

January 2018

Stuart, FL – Witham Field Airport (SUA)
January 25 @ 2:00 pm - January 28 @ 4:00 pm

Vero Beach, FL – Vero Beach Regional Airport (VRB)
January 29 @ 12:00 pm - February 1 @ 12:00 pm

February 2018

Naples, FL – Naples Municipal Airport (APF)
February 1 @ 2:00 pm - February 4 @ 4:30 pm

Fort Myers, FL – Page Field (FMY)
February 5 @ 12:00 pm - February 8 @ 12:00 pm

Venice, FL – Venice Municipal Airport (VNC)
February 8 @ 2:00 pm - February 11 @ 4:00 pm

Jacksonville, FL – Cecil Field (VQQ)
February 23 @ 2:00 pm - February 25 @ 4:30 pm

March 2018

Destin, FL – Destin Executive Airport (DTS)
March 2 @ 2:00 pm - March 4 @ 4:30 pm

Hattiesburg, MS – Hattiesburg Bobby L Chain Municipal Airport (HBG)
March 5 @ 12:00 pm - March 7 @ 12:00 pm

Tyler, TX – Tyler Pounds Regional Airport (TYR)
March 9 @ 2:00 pm - March 11 @ 4:30 pm

Waco, TX – Waco Regional Airport (ACT)
March 12 @ 12:00 pm - March 15 @ 12:00 pm

Houston, TX (South) – Ellington Field (EFD)
March 19 @ 12:00 pm - March 21 @ 12:00 pm

Austin, TX – Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)
March 23 @ 2:00 pm - March 25 @ 5:00 pm

Dallas, TX – Love Field (DAL) – Frontiers of Flight Museum
March 28 @ 2:00 pm - April 1 @ 4:00 pm

April 2018

San Angelo, TX – San Angelo Regional Airport/Mathis Field (SJT)
April 2 @ 1:00 pm - April 4 @ 1:00 pm

Marana, AZ – Marana Regional Airport (AVQ)
April 6 @ 3:00 pm - April 8 @ 5:00 pm

*Carlsbad, CA – Mc Clellan-Palomar Airport (CRQ)
April 20 @ 2:00 pm - April 22 @ 5:00 pm

*Murrieta, CA – French Valley Airport (F70)
April 23 @ 12:00 pm - April 26 @ 12:00 pm

*Torrance, CA – Zamperini Field Airport (TOA)
April 26 @ 2:00 pm - April 29 @ 5:00 pm

*Riverside, CA – Riverside Municipal Airport (RAL)
April 30 @ 12:00 pm - May 3 @ 12:00 pm

May 2018

*Camarillo, CA – Camarillo Airport (CMA)
May 3 @ 2:00 pm - May 6 @ 5:00 pm

*La Verne, CA – Brackett Field Airport (POC)
May 7 @ 12:00 pm - May 9 @ 12:00 pm

*Santa Ana, CA – John Wayne Airport (SNA) – Lyon Air Museum
May 9 @ 2:00 pm - May 13 @ 5:00 pm

*Paso Robles, CA – Paso Robles Municipal Airport (PRB)
May 14 @ 12:00 pm - May 16 @ 5:00 pm

*Monterey, CA – Monterey Regional Airport (MRY)
May 16 @ 2:00 pm - May 18 @ 12:00 pm

*Mountain View, CA – Moffett Federal Airfield (NUQ)
May 18 @ 2:00 pm - May 26 @ 5:00 pm

*Livermore, CA – Livermore Municipal Airport (LVK)
May 27 @ 12:00 pm - May 29 @ 5:00 pm

June 2018

*Sacramento, CA – Sacramento Mather Field (MHR)
June 1 @ 2:00 pm - June 3 @ 5:00 pm

*Santa Rosa, CA – Charles M Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS)
June 4 @ 12:00 pm - June 6 @ 5:00 pm

*Concord, CA – Buchanan Field Airport (CCR)
June 7 @ 2:00 pm - June 10 @ 5:00 pm

North Bend, OR – Southwest Oregon Regional Airport (OTH)
June 11 @ 2:00 pm - June 13 @ 2:00 pm

Aurora, OR – Aurora State Airport (UAO)
June 15 @ 2:00 pm - June 17 @ 5:00 pm

July 2018

Ft. Collins/Loveland, CO – Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport (FNL)
July 13 @ 3:00 pm - July 15 @ 5:00 pm

August 2018

Akron-Canton, OH – Akron-Canton Regional Airport (CAK) – MAPS Air Museum
August 10 @ 2:00 pm - August 12 @ 5:00 pm

Cape May, NJ – Cape May County Airport (WWD) – NAS Wildwood Museum
August 31 @ 2:00 pm - September 3 @ 5:00 pm

September 2018

Burlington, VT – Bulington Int’l Airport (BTV)
September 13 @ 8:00 am - September 16 @ 5:00 pm

http://www.collingsfoundation.org/event ... edom-tour/
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Post by awal2049 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:47 pm

An A-1E Skyraider has been added to the tour! It will be visiting all of the California stops from April to June. Rides are available for $900 in the cockpit and $450 in the back.
Schedule is updated, Skyraider dates are marked with an asterisk.

http://warbirdsnews.com/warbirds-news/w ... light.html
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Post by aero-engineer » Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:51 am

I spent a few ramp hours with the Skyraider last night. She is a beaut!

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