One of the most iconic airplanes from World War II
Coming to Cape Girardeau this summer: a once in a lifetime opportunity to step on board of one of the most iconic airplanes from World War II.
The B-25 bomber known as “Maid in the Shade” will soar into the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport on Monday, June 18, 2018 for a week-long tour.
The stop is part of the Summer Flying Legends of Victory Tour that features several fully-restored WWII combat aircraft.
This will be your chance to go inside the warbird, and even go on a flight.
- Monday, June 18 from 2 to 6 p.m.
- Tuesday, June 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Wednesday, June 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Thursday, June 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Friday, June 22 from 2 to 6 p.m.
- Saturday, June 23 from 2 to 6 p.m.
- Sunday, June 24 from 2 to 6 p.m.
- Friday, June 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Saturday, June 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Sunday, June 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Tours: $10 per person/$20 for a family of four
- Rides: $325 for each waist compartment seat, $650 for navigator seats in the nose
- CLICK HERE to reserve your seat on a flight
Things to know
- Built in 1944
- The B-25 bomber “Maid in the Shade” is one of 34 still flying today
- The aircraft was used in America’s first large-scale bombing offensive in the Philippines and sunk eight ships and shot down five planes.
- This aircraft has flown 15 combat missions from November 1 through December 31, 1944