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Chicago-DuPage, Illinois

DuPage Airport

July 17-21, 2024
Dates & Times:

Wednesday, July 17, 2024

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

  • B-29 cockpit tours available all day.

  • PT-13, RC-45J, & T-6 available for rides all day.
     

Thursday, July 18, 2024

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

  • B-29 cockpit tours available all day.

  • P-51, PT-13, RC-45J, & T-6 available for rides all day.
     

Friday, July 19, 2024

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

  • B-29 cockpit tours available all day.

  • P-51, PT-13, RC-45J, & T-6 available for rides all day.

Saturday, July 20, 2024

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

  • B-29 flies at 9:00 a.m., & 10:30 a.m.

  • B-29 cockpit tour available after noon..

  • P-51, PT-13, RC-45J & T-6 available for rides all day.

Sunday, July 21, 2024

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

  • B-29 flies at 9:00 a.m., & 10:30 a.m.

  • B-29 cockpit tour available after noon.

  • PT-13, RC-45J & T-6 available for rides all day.

Ramp Access Cost:
$20: Adults

​$10: Children (Age 11 thru 17)

Free: Children (Age 10 & Under)
  • All tickets are purchased on-site on the day of the event.​​
  • ​​Price includes free B-29 cockpit tour when the aircraft is available.
  • Rider's admission is complimentary with proof of purchase.
  • Attending aircraft subject to change due to weather or maintenance.
Event Location:

DuPage Flight Center

2700 International Dr.
West Chicago, IL 60185

Attending Aircraft:
B-29 Superfortress FIFI

The most advanced bomber of World War II, FIFI is the World's Most Famous, Flying, B-29. Book a flight in this iconic bomber that was designed to fly higher and faster than enemy fighters and brought an end to the war.

B-29 Ride Times:

Saturday:      9:00 a.m.  

                        10:30 a.m.  

Sunday:         9:00 a.m.  

                        10:30 a.m.  

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:

Thursday - Saturday:

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

Boeing Stearman

Experience the thrill and joy of an open cockpit biplane. The PT-17 trained more crews than any other aircraft during WWII.  The Stearman is a great experience.  

PT-13 Ride Times:

Wednesday - Sunday:

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

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 80 plus years.

T-6 Ride Times:

Wednesday - Sunday:

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

RC-45J Expediter 
Indy Wing RC-45J Inflight.JPG

The C-45 was used during World War II as a multi-engine trainer. It was also used for light cargo transport and general transportation duties, most often as VIP transport.  

RC-45J Ride Times:

On demand throughout the day

Seat prices start at just $150

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