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Collings Foundation

In honor of our Vietnam veterans - The A-1E Skyraider has joined the Wings of Freedom tour in California! We will be offering flight experiences in this iconic attack aircraft - $450 mid ship and $900 single front. ...

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Collings Foundation

Matt Korich! You guessed right! This is a 1901 Oldsmobile Curved Dash. We are restoring this to running condition - We'll re-debut this beauty at the Wings and Wheels event - June 16 & 17. Big round of applause for Matt ~ ...

Collings Quiz Of The Day ~
What does this chassis belong to? We are restoring this to running condition. Winner gets a public kudos for being so knowledgeable in early automobiles.
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Collings Foundation

NEWS FLASH! The Collings Foundation is proud to announce that our Douglas A-1E Skyraider will be joining the Wings of Freedom Tour for the California part of the tour from April 26 through June 10! We are now booking 25-minute flight experiences at visits around California (see schedule at: www.collingsfoundation.org/events/category/wings-of-freedom-tour/)

Flights are $900 per person for the cockpit seat and $450 per person for the each of the four rear seats. The participant in the cockpit will not be able to take the controls, it is only a ride. We need to have a minimum of one person in front and two passengers in back, OR four passengers in back to make a flight go. Much like the B-25 and P-51, we can fly flights in the Skyraider at anytime during the day. Please note that passenger compartment access requires passengers to be able bodied, as you need to climb unassisted on the wing and up the side of the fuselage.

Call 978-562-9182 to book a flight on the Skyraider or any other aircraft on the tour in California - details at www.collingsfoundation.org/flight-experiences/
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Battle for the Airfield

October 6 @ 8:30 am - October 7 @ 4:30 pm

$10 - $20

IMPORTANT:
NEW ENTRANCE FOR THE RE-ENACTMENT:
568 MAIN STREET, HUDSON, MA 01749
[GOOGLE MAP LINK HERE]

Collings Foundation - Battle for the Airfield - Saturday afternoon battle re-enactment. -

The Collings Foundation is hosting a WWII reenactment and WWII Veterans round table discussion October 6th and 7th, 2018. There will be over 300 re-enactors representing several branches of Allied and Axis military participating in an amazing re-enactment. Fully restored military equipment of all kinds will be on display and participating in a dynamic IMG_9568educational living history event. Some of the vintage equipment includes tanks, cannons, troop carriers, half tracks, aircraft and support supplies. Allied and Axis camps were set up with authentic materials and appearance. Re-enactors act as docents who share a wealth of information about life as a WWII military person. WWII Veterans from all ranks and branches of service will participate in a round table discussion. Each veteran will spend time talking about his and her experiences of survival and perseverance during WWII.

Allied Armor WM

The Battle for the Airfield WWII reenactment and Veterans round-table will be held at the Foundation’s Headquarters and museum October 6th and 7th, 2018.

The new entrance is located at 568 Main Street Hudson, MA 01749 – there will be NO ACCESS to the event from Barton Road.

Cost at entrance is $20 for adults and $10 for children. No reservations needed to attend. Cash is recommended.

Two re-enactments per day: 11:00 AM and again at 3:00 PM (outcomes similar morning to afternoon). Veterans round-table discussion and presentation 1:00 PM both Saturday and Sunday.  At location parking subject to close if at capacity. We recommend arriving one hour prior to each reenactment. For more information call 978-562-9182.

WWII aircraft flights available!
(Weather Permitting)
T-6 Texan: $390 per person
PT-17 Stearman: $200 per person
Call for flight reservations – 800-568-8924.

Details

Start:
October 6 @ 8:30 am
End:
October 7 @ 4:30 pm
Cost:
$10 - $20
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Venue

Battle For The Airfield WWII Re enactment
568 Main Street
Hudson, MA 01749 United States
Phone:
978-562-9182
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