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  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette Evan Wulpi, 4, of Fort Wayne, walks through a Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress Monday afternoon during The Wings of Freedom Tour at the Fort Wayne Aero Center. The tour, which features historic World War II aircraft, including the B-17 Flying Fortress Nine O Nine, B-24 Liberator Witchcraft, B-25 Mitchell Tondelayo bombers, and the P-51 Mustang Toulouse Nuts fighter, runs Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon. Flight experiences for each aircraft can be scheduled before and after the open tour times.

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette From left to right, Dawn Staton, Mike Robertson, Vietnam War aircraft electrician veteran, and Madison Staton, 14, look at the underside of the Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress Monday afternoon during the Wings of Freedom tour at the Fort Wayne Aero Center. The tour, which features historic World War II aircraft, including the B-17 Flying Fortress Nine O Nine, B-24 Liberator Witchcraft, B-25 Mitchell Tondelayo bombers, and the P-51 Mustang Toulouse Nuts fighter, runs Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon. Flight experiences for each aircraft can be scheduled before and after the open tour times.

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette Paul Reidy, of Medina, Ohio, wipes oil off the B-25 Mitchell Tondelayo bomber Monday afternoon during The Wings of Freedom Tour at the Fort Wayne Aero Center. The tour, which features historic World War II aircraft, including the B-17 Flying Fortress Nine O Nine, B-24 Liberator Witchcraft, B-25 Mitchell Tondelayo bombers, and the P-51 Mustang Toulouse Nuts fighter, runs Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon. Flight experiences for each aircraft can be scheduled before and after the open tour times.

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette Visitors wait to walk through the Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress Monday afternoon during the Wings of Freedom tour at the Fort Wayne Aero Center. The tour, which features historic World War II aircraft, including the B-17 Flying Fortress Nine O Nine, B-24 Liberator Witchcraft, B-25 Mitchell Tondelayo bombers, and the P-51 Mustang Toulouse Nuts fighter, runs Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon. Flight experiences for each aircraft can be scheduled before and after the open tour times.

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette Steve Hosier, a Vietnam Army veteran from Fort Wayne, walks through the Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress Monday afternoon during the Wings of Freedom tour at the Fort Wayne Aero Center. The tour, which features historic World War II aircraft, including the B-17 Flying Fortress Nine O Nine, B-24 Liberator Witchcraft, B-25 Mitchell Tondelayo bombers, and the P-51 Mustang Toulouse Nuts fighter, runs Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon. Flight experiences for each aircraft can be scheduled before and after the open tour times.

Monday, August 06, 2018 5:50 pm

Wings of Freedom Tour

The Wings of Freedom Tour includes historic World War II aircraft including the B-17 Flying Fortress Nine O Nine, B-24 Liberator Witchcraft, B-25 Mitchell Tondelayo bombers, and the P-51 Mustang Toulouse Nuts fighter.