'WINGS OF FREEDOM FLIGHT EXPERIENCE' AT DUTCHESS COUNTY AIRPORT

The Collings Foundation’s WINGS OF FREEDOM TOUR returned to the Dutchess County Airport on Friday, August 21st through Sunday, August 23rd.  The tour featured rare treasures of aviation history including the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine” WWII Heavy Bomber, Consolidated B-24 Liberator “Witchcraft” WWII Heavy Bomber and WWII P-51C Mustang dual-control fighter.  The B-17 is one of only 8 in flying condition in the United States and the B-24J and Full Dual Control P-51C Mustang are the sole remaining examples of their type flying in the world.