CANCELED: B-29 Doc History Restored Tour teams up with CAF Airbase Georgia for warbird event near Atlanta

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The B-29 Doc History Restored Tour will land at Georgia’s Gwinnett County Airport (KZLU) where aircraft from the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Airbase Georgia will join Doc’s History Restored Tour, March 21-24, 2024.

The tour stop will include B-29 Doc Flight Experience rides, along with ground and cockpit tours of B-29 Doc, which is one of 1,644 B-29 Superfortress aircraft built by the Boeing Company in Wichita during World War II. Multiple World War II historic aircraft from Airbase Georgia will also be available for rides and tours.

The aircraft participating in the event at Gwinnett County Airport, just a few miles northeast of Atlanta, include:

Aircraft Offering Ride Flights*

B-29 Doc
North American P-51 Mustang

Aircraft on Static Display

Bell P-63 Kingcobra
FD-1G Corsair

*ride flight aircraft will be available for ground and cockpit tours when not executing ride operations.

“As operators of these historic warbirds, it’s our mission to ensure the legacy of these magnificent machines and the stories they hold are not forgotten,” said Josh Wells, B-29 Doc executive director. “The stories of those who designed, built, flew and maintained these unique aircraft must be preserved for future generations. Partnering with CAF Airbase Georgia expands the reach and impact of our shared missions and provides a unique and one-of-a-kind opportunity for people to get up close and personal with history.”


Ride flight tickets for the aircraft involved with this tour stop are on sale now; for B-29 Doc via and for the P-51 by clicking here.  Tickets for ground tours can be purchased at the gate during the event.

“The B-29 Doc is a spectacular restoration and fitting tribute to America’s veterans and the Arsenal of Democracy” said Airbase Leader Joel Perkins. “Bringing all our aircraft together will bring to life the legacy of the Greatest Generation.”

Event Details for the B-29 Doc History Restored Tour in Georgia at Gwinnett County Airport

All aircraft will arrive on Wednesday, March 20 and will be hosted by Sheltair – LZU, at 850 Airport Road, Lawrenceville, GA, 30045. The aircraft will be available for rides, ground and cockpit tours Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 21-24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Aircraft availability for ground and cockpit tours will be dependent upon the schedules for ride flights, which can be found at and Tickets for general admission for ground and cockpit tours will be $10 per person or $20 per family and will be available at the gate.


About Doc’s Friends and B-29 Doc
Doc’s Friends, Inc., is a 501c3 non-profit board managing the operation of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress known as Doc. Doc is a B-29 Superfortress and one of 1,644 manufactured in Wichita during World War II. It is one of only two remaining B-29s that are still airworthy and flying today.  The mission of Doc’s Friends is to HONOR the men and women who sacrificed so much for the freedom of others, including those who designed, built, maintained and flew the B-29 during and after WWII. CONNECT people with the rich heritage of the B-29 and allow aviation enthusiasts to experience the thrill of a B-29 up close. EDUCATE today’s and future generations on the contributions of the Greatest Generation during wartime.

About the B-29 Doc History Restored Tour and B-29 Doc Flight Experience
Each year, B-29 Doc travels to cities across the United States to allow aviation enthusiasts a chance to B-29 Doc up-close and personal. Doc’s annual tour mission includes an average of 100 flight hours, beginning in early April and spanning through the summer until late October. Tour stops include ground and flight deck tours, as well as B-29 Doc Flight Experiences. The B-29 Doc Flight Experience will last approximately 90 minutes and includes a 30-minute ride. Prior to takeoff, passengers will experience a crew briefing and learn more about the history of the B-29 and the role it played in U.S. history. Passengers will also get to hear and see the sights and sounds of engine starts and run-ups prior to takeoff.

About CAF Airbase Georgia
CAF Airbase Georgia, based in Peachtree City, Ga., was founded in 1987. The Airbase is one of the largest units of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF). The group maintains and flies six vintage military aircraft including a P-51 Mustang,  FG-1D Corsair, a SBD Dauntless, P-63A Kingcobra, PT-19 Cornell and T-34 Mentor. Under restoration are a N2S Stearman and P-47N Thunderbolt. The Airbase, composed of more than 500 volunteer members, is a founding partner of the Georgia WWII Heritage Trail launched in 2021. The Airbase is part of the CAF, a non-profit, tax-exempt organization that relies on contributions of time and funds to conduct its mission. For more information, go to