4.22.2012

April 27th, WWII B-17 Planes fry into Carlsbad



If you've never heard the roar of a four-engine bomber flying overhead, never seen the grace of a prop-driven fighter plane, this is a good opportunity to experience something that won't be available forever.
The planes will fly into McClellan Palomar at 2 p.m. April 27, and will fly out at noon April 30. In between they will be on display and open for tours. Ground tours are $12 each ($6 for children; WWII veterans are free), and 30-minute flights are $425 for the two bombers, or $2,200 in the P-51.
Even if that's out of your price range, if you live in the flight path of McClellan Palomar, it will be worthwhile to grab a pair of binoculars and watch these beautiful old warriors arrive or leave ---- it's a sight and sound like no other.

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