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Tribute Flight to Salute Armed Forces

The American Airpower Museum at Republic Airport will launch an unprecedented formation flight of historic B-25 Mitchell bombers and World War II escort fighters this Labor Day weekend for a tribute flight near the World Trade Center and Statue of Liberty to salute our armed forces serving in the War on Terror.

Photo credit: www.richard-seaman.com

Photo credit: www.richard-seaman.com

Throughout the upcoming holiday weekend, Friday, Aug. 30 through Monday, Sept. 2, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., these aircraft will also be on public display at the museum’s Farmingdale facility along with a squadron of other World War II planes, vintage cars and period armor as part of the annual “Wings, Wheels and Tracks” celebration.

Flight experiences will also be available in a B-25.

Labor Day weekend adult admission at the museum is $15, Senior/Veteran (with ID) is $10, children between 4 and 12 are $4 and children three and under are free.

More information is available at http://www.theislandnow.com/news/article_93960d32-05cf-11e3-b1da-0019bb2963f4.html

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