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Press Release: May 28th, 2024

May 28, 2024
Hagerstown, Maryland

Commemorative Air Force’s AirPower History Tour 
Hosted by the Hagerstown Aviation Museum

Tuesday, June 4 & Wednesday, June 5, 9am to 5pm

The Hagerstown Aviation Museum is hosting the Commemorative Air Force’s AirPower History Tour!
See WWII living history in the skies over Hagerstown!

Don’t miss your opportunity to fly in the iconic B-29 Superfortress “FIFI” when she visits the Hagerstown Aviation Museum in Hagerstown, MD along with her little friends including the C-45, T-6 Texan, PT-13 and more. Tour all the planes on the ground or book a flight in one or all these historic aircraft! Get more information and book your ride today at https://www.airpowersquadron.org/hagerstown-maryland 

Bring the family out to the Hagerstown Aviation Museum located in the historic 1943 Fairchild Flight Test Hangar and climb aboard museum aircraft! See historic Fairchild aircraft including the C-82, C-119 Flying Boxcar, C-123, F-27, PT-19 plus exhibits detailing artifacts and stories of local men and women who made the Hagerstown aviation industry boom. The museum’s Fairchild RC-26B Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance airplane, and the iconic “Dustoff” Bell UH-1V Huey air ambulance helicopter will also be on display. 

This will be an opportunity to see the museum’s newest acquisition, the 1943 Fairchild UC-61A/GK-1 which left the Fairchild factory during WWII and served in the U.S. Army Air Force. 

The museum’s 1943 Fairchild PT-19 WW II trainer, Miss Fairchild, will be available for flight experience rides both Tuesday and Wednesday for a $200 donation. First come, first served.

Entry to the Hagerstown Aviation Museum will be through the New Heights Industrial Park at 18450 Showalter Rd, Hagerstown, MD 21742. Signs will be posted to guide attendees to parking and entrance.

To learn more about the Commemorative Air Force, please visit  www.commemorativeairforce.org.

Event Information: Tuesday, June 4 & Wednesday, June 5, 9am to 5pm
Hagerstown Aviation Museum will be collecting donations upon entry. 
CAF Ramp Access is $20 for adults, $10 for children ages 11-17 and free for children 10 and under.
Location: 18450 Showalter Rd., Hagerstown MD 21742. Follow signs to the museum parking lot.
Website: www.HagerstownAviationMuseum.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HagerstownAviationMuseum
Facebook Event Post: https://www.facebook.com/events/224373384082663?active_tab=about