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The Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum is pleased to announce that the distinctive rumble of the radial engines of one of the rarest bombers of WWII, the B-29 Superfortress “FIFI “, will be heard in the skies over Baltimore as the AirPower History Tour commemorates Martin State Airport in Middle River from May 31 to June 2. The current planes planned with the B-29 Superfortress Fifi, are the P-51 Mustang Gunfighter, the legendary T-6 Texan trainer during the war, and the PT-13 Stearman.
the AirPower Historical Tour annually presents the sights, sounds and stories of WWII aviation at airports across North America. Visitors to the ramp will be able to see all the planes up close, purchase rides, and tour the B-29 cockpit when the plane is not flying. The event will be open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Access to the ramp where the warbirds are parked is $ 20 for adults, $ 10 for children 11 to 17 and for children 10 and under, access is free. The T-6, PT-13 and P-51 will offer rides every day. The B-29 flies Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 9:00 am and 10:30 am Tours of the B-29 cockpit will be available each day after the aircraft has finished flying. Trips can be booked in advance at AirPowerTour.org where additional information about the event can also be found. Make your way to Martin State Airport to experience the sights and sounds of vintage WWII airplanes.