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Fayetteville, AR: B-29 Doc Flight Experience Tour (NW Arkansas Warbird Weekend)

September 5, 2020 - September 6, 2020

Two of the most iconic aircraft of World War II will join together Labor Day Weekend in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Friday, Sept. 4 through Monday, Sept. 7. The event hosted by the Arkansas Air & Military Museum at Drake Field will feature the B-29 Superfortress known as Doc, along with the B-17 Flying Fortress known as Texas Raiders.

The two iconic warbirds, along with a T6 Texan and a twin-engine Beech Navy transport, will arrive in Fayetteville Friday afternoon, Sept. 4. All four warbirds will offer cockpit tours and flights to the public on Labor Day weekend, Saturday, Sunday and Monday Sept. 5, 6 and 7.

The event brings Doc’s Friends, Inc., the owner and operator of B-29 Doc, together with the Gulf Coast Wing of the Commemorative Air Force for the first time.


Fayetteville, AR: Sept. 5 & 6 (Arkansas Air & Military Museum – Drake Field)

Ride flight opportunities for all four aircraft will be limited throughout the weekend. Those who want to fly on one of the warbirds during the event are encouraged to book their seats in advance. Ticketing information, along with pricing and purchasing, can be found at:

B-29 Doc Flight Experience: www.b29doc.com/rides
B-17 Texas Raiders: www.B17TexasRaiders.org or by calling 1-855-FLY-A-B17 (855-359-2217)

Doc’s Friends, Inc., along with the Commemorative Air Force and the Arkansas Air & Military Museum, are taking all reasonable precautions to protect the flight crews as well as flight passengers and event attendees in the fight against the spread of COVID-19. All flight experience passengers will be required to wear a mask (one will be provided to each passenger) during the flight. Additionally, the aircraft and all contact surfaces inside the aircraft will be sanitized/disinfected prior to each flight. The event will adhere to CDC and local Arkansas guidelines related to COVID-19.  Masks/face coverings will be required to enter the museum and must be worn at all times, whether inside or outside the building, including on the ramp and inside the aircraft.


September 5, 2020
September 6, 2020


Fayetteville, AR: Arkansas Air & Military Museum
4290 South School Avenue
Fayetteville, AR 72701 United States
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