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    Exclamation Heavy Bombers Over Madison, July 26 - 28, 2013

    http://www.airpowersquadron.org/#!madison-wi/c1122



    Heavy Bombers Over Madison - July 26 - 28, 2013. Dane County Regional Airport. Several vintage WWII era aircraft will be open for rides and ground tours for this 3-day event. 9am to 7pm daily.

    Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to view and ride on the only airworthy B-29 "FIFI". The EAA's B-17 "Aluminum Overcast" and the CAF B-24 "Diamond Lil", a C-45 "Bucket of Bolts", SNJ-5, PT-26, T-6 Texan, P-51 "The Brat III" will also be available for rides and ground tours! Merchandise and refreshments, including Famous Dave's BBQ, will be available during the event.
    For pricing and to book an air ride on each of the aircraft, please visit:

    http://www.airpowersquadron.org/#!madison-wi/c1122
    https://secure.eaa.org/B17/securejoin_B17.html

    Ground tours fees for all static aircraft: $15 individual, $25 family, children 8 and under FREE.

    Event is on the East side of Dane County Regional Airport. Wisconsin Aviation, 3606 Corben Ct, Madison, WI 53704.
    Last edited by Zack Baughman; 05-06-2013 at 08:31 AM. Reason: Fixed the link.

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    Thanks for the notice and the nice video.

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    Sounds like great fun!

    Just a note, the airpower hyperlink in the above entry has 2 "http"s in it.

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    Couple of additions for the kids: Silly Sweets Ice Cream Truck will be on-site during the weekend. Also, Madison Mallard mascot will be greeting the kids Fri, Sat, and Sunday from 1:00pm to 2:00pm.

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    Update: Wisconsin Aviation and EAA Chapter 93 will be drawing two free Discovery Flights per day to attendees, all three days. Sign-up at the gate.
    An SB2C Hell Diver may be a possibility for static display as well.

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    I'll be there!

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    Here's an updated list of show highlights:

    B-29 Superfortress "FIFI" (Static and Rides)
    B-24 Liberator "Diamond Lil" (Static and Rides)
    B-17 Flying Fortress "Aluminum Overcast" (Static and Rides)
    C-45 Expediter "Bucket of Bolts" (Static and Rides)
    P-51 Mustang "The Brat III" (Static and Rides)
    Curtis SB2C Hell Diver (Static and Rides)
    T-6 Texan (Static and Rides)
    Two PT-17 Boeing Stearmans (Statics and Rides)
    F-16 Wisconsin ANG (Static)
    Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk (Static - tentative)
    PT-26 (Static)
    SNJ-5 (Static)
    UW MedFlight Eurocopter EC 135 (Static)


    1940's WWII Reenactors, dress and vehicles


    Famous Dave's BBQ, Silly Sweets Ice Cream, Madison "Mallard" Meet & Greets, Beverages by local Boy Scout Troop, EAA and CAF Aviation Memorabilia sales
    Saturday Night 1940's Hangar Dance featuring Ladies Must


    2 Wisconsin Aviation "Discovery Flight" drawings per day, Fri, Sat, & Sun (Sign up at the gate)


    3606 Corben Ct, Madison, WI 53704, Ground tours: $15 individual, $25 Family


    Reserve an Air Ride today at: www.airpowersquadron.org/#!madison-wi/c1122

    Aero-News Coverage:

    http://www.aero-news.net/index.cfm?d...1-0973dbaf0e17

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    BBQ and Bombers, Famous Dave's will be smoking up the ramp at KMSN with dozens of Wright Cyclone Radials! What smells better? BBQ or Radials? (or both?)

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...type=1&theater

    We added a PT-19, and Fighter Wing 115th Fire and Rescue vehicles to the line-up too!

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