Starting on Tuesday, July 11th, 2017, a World War II B-17G Flying Fortress bomber named Sentimental Journey will be on display and ground tours will be available for the public. Ground tour tickets can be purchased from the B-17 crew at the aircraft.
On Saturday, July 15th and Sunday, July 16th, 2017, the B-17G bomber will be joined by various vintage, military and civil aircraft for public display. The Canadian Owners and Pilots Association (COPA) will also participate in the event with a “Fly-in”. COPA members will have their aircraft on display.
The Loomex Group will have their jet simulator on display. The jet simulator is used for large scale emergency exercises that include airport staff and response agencies. Loomex will conduct an emergency exercise using the jet simulator on Saturday, July 15th at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday, July 16th at 1:30 p.m.
Scenic flights will be available on Saturday, July 15th and Sunday, July 16th with one of the local flight schools, WM Aeroflight.
Gardens and Fields will be open for the duration of the Flying Fortress week with our regular hours! We highly recommend making reservations if you are planning on stopping in, as we expect busier breakfasts and lunches to accommodate the pilots and visitors! We will also be serving our famous Runway Burgers and Toscana burgers, with hot dogs, sandwiches, drinks, snacks, and ice cream from Kawartha Dairy at the Airshow! See you this weekend!