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September 12, 2013

'Wings of Freedom' Tour

MANCHESTER — The Aviation Museum of New Hampshire announces that the Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom Tour on September 16, 17 and 18 is visiting Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, adjacent to the site of the historic 1937 Terminal Building.

Colling’s tour includes the B-24 Liberator “Witchcraft,” the Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress “9-0-9,” and the P-51 Mustang “Betty Jane.” The airplanes will arrive on Mon., September 16 around noon and will be open to the public. Walk through tours of the aircraft are $12.00 for adults, and $6.00 for children 12 and under for access to all of the aircraft. WWII Veterans get into the ground tours at no charge.

The Aviation Museum of NH will be open each day of the visit; admission is $5.00 for adults, $4.00 for seniors and veterans, and $2.50 for children 12 to 16. Hot dogs and soft drinks will be available outside the museum on Monday and Tuesday, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The museum will be open on Mon., September 16, from 12:00-5:00 p.m.; Tues., September 17, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; and Wed., September 18, from 9:00 to Noon. For information, contact the museum, call 603-669-4820.

Those wishing to fly in one of the historic airplanes should contact the Collings Foundation to make advance arrangements. The foundation’s phone numbers are: 978-562-9182 or 978-568-8924. The website is www.collingsfoundation.org.

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