The Wings of Freedom tour has landed at the Museum of Flight in Seattle.

Visitors can see World War II warbirds up-close during the three-day Collings Foundation event. The airplanes include the B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator, B-25 Mitchell, P-51 Mustang, and P-40 Warhawk. The more adventurous can take a flight aboard one of the aircraft.

B-17 flight engineer Angel Estrada wipes down one of the four  radial engines on a Boeing B-17G at Boeing Field next to the Museum of Flight on Friday. (Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times)
B-17 flight engineer Angel Estrada wipes down one of the four radial engines on a Boeing B-17G at Boeing Field next to the Museum of Flight on Friday. (Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times)

 

David McGowan of Edmonds and his son, Ben, 3 1/2, watch a vintage aircraft taxi at Boeing Field to a parking spot next to the Museum of Flight on Friday. The aircraft and four other planes are at the museum all weekend and are owned and operated by the Collings Foundation. Visitors can pay to ride in any of the five aircraft: a Boeing B-17G, a Consolidated B-24 Liberator, a North American B-25 Mitchell, a P-51 Mustang and a P-40 Warhawk.  Flights on all the aircraft can be reserved at the airfield throughout the day both Saturday and Sunday. (Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times)
David McGowan of Edmonds and his son, Ben, 3 1/2, watch a vintage aircraft taxi at Boeing Field to a parking spot next to the Museum of Flight on Friday. The aircraft and four other planes are at the museum all weekend and are owned and operated by the Collings Foundation. Visitors can pay to ride in any of the five aircraft: a Boeing B-17G, a Consolidated B-24 Liberator, a North American B-25 Mitchell, a P-51 Mustang and a P-40 Warhawk. Flights on all the aircraft can be reserved at the airfield throughout the day both Saturday and Sunday. (Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times)

The planes will be on view Friday, June 21, 2-5 p.m.; Saturday, June 22, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.; and Sunday, June 23, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost: $5 for children and $15 for adults. World War II veterans admitted for free. Boeing Field King County International Airport, Airport Way South, Seattle. For more information and to make a flight reservation ($400-$3,400), see the event site.

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