New Orleans, Louisiana

Lakefront Airport

October 9-11, 2020

Dates & Times:

Part of WWII Air, Sea & Land Festival

 

Friday, October 9, 2020

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • T-6 available for rides all day.

  • P-51 & T-6 available for rides until noon.

Saturday, October 10, 2020

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • B-29 Flies at 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

  • B-24 Flies at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

  • P-51 & T-6 available for rides until noon.

Sunday, October 11, 2020

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • B-29 Flies at 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

  • B-24 Flies at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

  • P-51 & T-6 available for rides until noon.

Due to event logistics, no ground tours will be offered at this stop.

Ramp Access Cost:
Contact The National WWII Museum for ticketing information.
Attending aircraft subject to change due to weather or maintenance.
​Event Location:

Lakefront Airport

6001 Stars and Stripes Blvd.

New Orleans, LA 70126

Attending Aircraft:
B-29 Superfortress FIFI

The Premiere Bomber of World War II,  FIFI  is the World's Most Famous, Flying B-29 . You are Encouraged to Take a Tour of the Cockpit or Buy a Ride at Our Event.  

B-29 Ride Times:

Saturday:  9:00 a.m.

                  10:30 a.m.

Sunday:     9:00 a.m.

                  10:30 a.m.

Book Online and Save Up To $100

Plane seats a total of 10 passengers

Seats are assigned onsite

5 - Cockpit Seats

5 - Tail Seats

B-24 Liberator Diamond Lil
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Climb Aboard the Legendary B-24 Bomber. Over 18,000 Liberators were Built and Only Two Remain. Book a Flight That Will Truly Take You Back in Time.

B-24 Ride Times:

Saturday:  9:30 a.m.

                  11:00 a.m.

Sunday:     9:30 a.m.

                  11:00 a.m.

The B-24, Diamond Lil, Has 10 Available Seats for Purchase.  You are Not Buying a Particular Seat.   Once Airborne, You May Get Up and Move Around the Aircraft. Each Rider Will Get the Chance to Experience All the Available Compartments. This Includes the Flight Deck Where You Will See the Pilot Positions and Climb All the Way Back to the Tail Gunner Position.

T-6 Texan 

Fly in the Legendary Trainer of World War II. Our Aviators Were Taught How to Fly in the Same Type of Trainer. This is a True Warbird Ride That Will Take You Back 50 Plus Years.

T-6 Ride Times:

Ride flights available

Friday - Sunday until noon.

Plane seats 1 passenger

P-51 Mustang Gunfighter

Take a ride in the best fighter of WWII.  Surely a "Bucket List" item the P-51 was the premiere fighter of all theaters. Go-Fast, pull G's, and enjoy the stallion of the US Army Air Corps.  

P-51 Ride Times:

Ride flights available

Friday - Sunday until noon.

ABOUT US
The CAF AirPower History Tour is a production of the B-29/B-24 Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force

© 2020 by the Commemorative Air Force All Rights Reserved.

VISIT US
 
Visit FIFI  & Diamond Lil when they are not on tour: 

Vintage Flying Museum

505 NW 38th Street 

Hangar 33 South

Fort Worth, TX 76106


 

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