Homefronts

The treasures of the Flying Heritage Collection are presented within the social, political, technological and economic context of their time, from an international perspective.

For each nation involved in world conflicts, designing and delivering a mighty air fleet wasn't all that was needed to fight the enemy. Sacrifices were also made by the general citizens, who had to ration or forego domestic goods – metal, cloth, gasoline, food – to equip their armies.

While the Flying Heritage Collection showcases the spectacular warbirds and technologies of 1935-45, its exhibits also shine a light on the humanity at the homefronts.

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APRIL 9

Meet the Mitchell - Inside FHC's B-25J

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Climb inside FHC's iconic B-25J Mitchell medium bomber. The B-25 Mitchell became a World War II legend through its service in the Pacific, from the Doolittle Raid through the bombing of the Japanese home islands. Join FHC Aviation Curator Cory Graff as he outlines the importance of the B-25 and visitors are allowed to examine our example closer than they ever have before.

Tickets: $20/FHC Members $15

APRIL 18

FHC vs. The World!
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Take to the skies as FHC takes on the world in IL-2 Sturmovik 1946. Bring your own PC for this LAN event as we gather together to take on pilots from around the world.

MAY 16

Paine Field Aviation Day
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

More information coming soon!

MAY 25

Tankfest Northwest
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Bring the family out to enjoy tanks, military vehicles and artillery weapons at this festive annual Flying Heritage Collection event, which includes driving and firing demonstrations and a Puget Sound Military Vehicle Collectors Club parade.

Free admission for veterans.

JUNE 20

Pacific Legends Day/ Fathers Day
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

More information coming soon!

JULY 9

Arlington Fly In
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

JULY 25

FHC Skyfair
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

2nd Annual Air & Ground Show

AUGUST 15

V-J Day 70th Anniversary
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

More information coming soon!

AUGUST 24 - AUGUST 31

Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Arizona Wing will be here will Sentimental Journey
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Climb aboard the legendary B-17 bomber that became known as WWII's Flying Fortress for a flight that will truly take you back in time. The price for this historic flight is only $425 per waiste seat ($850 for nose seats), minimum of five passengers need to be signed up per flight.

As passengers prepare for their flight, a quick tour of the plane will show where each of the 10 crew members were stationed. Passengers will then board and be seated in either the forward section (nose) or aft section (radio room/waist gunners).


Web Site: http://www.azcaf.org/pages/rides.php#b17

AUGUST 29

Luftwaffe Day
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

More information coming soon!

SEPTEMBER 19

Battle of Britain
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

More information coming soon!