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The wartime aircraft will land at William R. Fairchild International Airport at noon Monday, June 17, for a three-day visit to the North Olympic Peninsula.
Tour planes' insides
Visitors can tour the inside of the planes at the airport's east general aviation ramp. The cost for a tour is $12 for adults or $6 for kids younger than 12.
World War II veterans can tour the planes for free.
People can reserve half-hour flights aboard the B-17 or B-24 for $425 per person.
Flights aboard the P-51 are being offered for $2,200 for a half-hour or $3,200 for an hour.
Hours of ground tours and display are from noon to 5 p.m. June 17, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 18 and from 9 a.m. to noon June 19.
The 30-minute flight experiences normally are scheduled before and after the ground tour times.
The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine” heavy bomber that will land in Port Angeles is one of only eight in flying condition in the country.
Even more rare, the B-24J and Full Dual Control P-51C Mustang are the only remaining examples of their type flying in the world.
The Collings Foundation is a nonprofit organization that presents living history exhibits for people to experience their history and heritage through direct participation.
The 24-year-old Wings of Freedom tour stops at an average of 110 cities every year.
The last Wings of Freedom tour stop in Port Angeles occurred in June 2011.
Phone 800-568-8924 for reservations.
For more information about Wings of Freedom, visit www.collingsfoundation.org.