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Aviation Veterans

Sunset in Culpeper

WW II aircraft parked for the night at the Culpeper Regional airport.

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General

B-29’s Over Virginia

B-29 Fifi (left) and Doc. Near Snickers’ Gap, Virginia

Two B-29 bombers flying overVirginia. These WW II era airplanes were participating in the Arsenal of Democracy flyover of Washington, DC. Unfortunately, the flyover was canceled due to cloudy weather.

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Celebrations Honor Flight

Vintage Aircraft – Arsenal of Democracy Fly-in

Udvar Hazy Fly in-8694

A P-51 getting ready to leave the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Air and Space Museum. This plane as well as the following planes were participants of the Arsenal of Democracy fly over in Washington, DC.

Udvar Hazy Fly in-8755

The day started out with lots of fog and very low cloud cover. The weather prevented the scheduled arrival of many of the planes.

Udvar Hazy Fly in-8836

Finally the sky cleared enough for some of the aircraft to fly in from Manassas, VA. Their arrival resulted in cheers and applause from the spectators who had been waiting for hours.

Udvar Hazy Fly in-8800

The event at the Udvar-Hazy center included the Air Force Airman of Note band, Gottaswing swing dancers, lots of WW II Veterans on Honor Flight trips, and vintage Jeeps.