Evansville, Indiana

Evansville Regional Airport

September 22, 2022

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Dates & Times:

Thursday, September 22, 2022

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., 11:00 a.m., & 12:30 p.m.

  • B-29 & B-24 cockpit tours available after noon.

  • PT-13 available for rides all day.

  • Ike's Bird flies at 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.

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 & B-24 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:

Evansville Wartime Museum

7503 Petersburg Rd.

Evansville, IN 47725

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:

Thursday:  9:00 a.m.   SOLD OUT

                     10:30 a.m.  SOLD OUT

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

B-24 Ride Times:

Thursday:  9:30 a.m.  SOLD OUT

                     11:00 a.m. SOLD OUT

                     12:30 p.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.

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:

Thursday:

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  SOLD OUT

Air Force One L-26B Ike's Bird
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This is “Ike’s Bird”.  It’s President Eisenhower’s 1955 Twin-Engine AIR FORCE ONE.   Fly in the President’s Seat or in the cockpit.   Seats are $50 off when you buy them online. 

L-26B Ride Times:

Thursday:    1:00 p.m.

                      2:00 p.m.

Reservations available on site
  1. Ages 12 to 17 may ride with permission from their parent/guardian.

  2. Ages 5 to 11 may ride as long as they are accompanied on the plane by a parent/guardian (two seats purchase requirement).

Plane seats 3 passengers