An Experience Like No Other - Living History Flight Experience

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Preflight Briefing

Strapping in, donning your headset, you realize this is nothing like a flight on an airliner. You've been briefed on what to expect, there may be some smoke in the plane on start up(!?), you can hear the pilots go through their before-start checklist.

An engine starts turning - the pilot waits for "9 blades" to rotate by - and then the engine comes to life. The procedure is repeated on the other side. This is getting real.

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'Selfie' in the prop spinner?

After the "runup" - checking all the aircraft systems for proper operation - you taxi out to the runway and position for takeoff. And then your definition of loud gets reset as both engines are set to takeoff power and you sink into your seat - this old dog still has some muscle - and you are soon airborne.

Cue the grins and maybe some goosebumps.

Soon after you are airborne, the crew will signal you can unbuckle your seat belts and are 'free to move about the cabin'. Looking out the front window and to the side at that huge spinning propeller - you can't help but wonder what it was like for our veterans who flew these planes and others like them.

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Take aim at imaginary bad guys

In the back, at the waist gun positions, or the tail gun position, imagine what it must have been like defending your airplane from enemy aircraft.

Of course you can't know what it was really like but you'll have a much greater appreciation of the working conditions and sacrifices made by our veterans to defend our country and freedoms.

No matter how long the flight, it'll be over before you are ready so be sure to keep moving and get a look out of each of the big windows. Or feel free to stay seated and just enjoy the ride.

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Turning in for landing

The crew will signal when it's time to find a seat and buckle up for landing. After landing and taxi back it will be time to leave the airplane. Your feet will be back on the ground but your spirit will still be up in the air. You've just completed a Living History Flight Experience on the Devil Dog - an experience like no other.

Upcoming Flight Opportunities

Rides booked in advance are $395, and normally $425 at the events (event pricing may vary).

Stephanie Myers' 6th Annual Georgetown Airport Classic Car, Vintage Plane & Bike (motorcycle) Show
Feb 25, 17
Georgetown, TX
Houston Wing Open House
Apr 22 - 23, 17
Houston, TX
HAAF 75th Anniversary
Apr 29, 17
Hondo, TX
Coyote Squadron 19th Annual Corsicana Airsho
May 13, 17
Corsicana, TX
Trail of Honor Aviation Open House
May 20 - 21, 17
Madison, MS
Breckenridge Airshow 2017
May 27 - 28, 17
Breckenridge, TX
Thunder Over Cedar Creek Lake
Jul 01 - 02, 17
Cedar Creek, TX
Midland Air Show
Sep 15 - 17, 17
Midland, TX
Wings Over Dallas
Oct 05 - 08, 17
Dallas, TX

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