Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Joe Foss Field

August 4-8, 2021
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of FIFI flying from China Lake to Harlingen to join the CAF on Aug. 3!
Dates & Times:

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

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

  • B-29 & B-24 cockpit tours available all day.

  • T-6, L-5, & PT-13 available for rides all day.

Thursday, August 5, 2021

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

  • B-29 & B-24 cockpit tours available all day.

  • T-6, L-5, & PT-13 available for rides all day.

Friday, August 6, 2021

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • B-29 & B-24 cockpit tours available all day.

  • T-6, L-5, & PT-13 available for rides all day.

  • P-51 arrives at noon, rides available after 1:00 p.m.

5:00 p.m. - Special Olympics Plane-Pull

Saturday, August 7, 2021

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.

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

  • P-51, T-6, L-5, & PT-13 available for rides all day.

Sunday, August 8, 2021

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.

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

  • P-51 rides available until noon.

  • T-6, L-5, & PT-13 available for rides all day.

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.

Book online and save up to $100

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:

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.

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:

Maverick Air Center

4201 N. Maverick Place

Sioux Falls, SD 57104

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:

P-51 arrives Friday at noon.

Friday:  1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Saturday:  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sunday:     9:00 - 11:00 a.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 50 plus years.

T-6 Ride Times:

Wednesday - Sunday:

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 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.

Stinson L-5 Sentinel

Imagine it is 1945 and you are flying low and slow over Germany as part of the advancing American Army.  Take a trip back in time and fly in this authentic WWII-era liaison aircraft.

L-5 Ride Times:

Wednesday - Sunday:

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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

© 2021 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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