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.
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.
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