Washington DC WWII Flypast 8th May 2015

Washington DC WWII Flypast 8th May 2015

Postby Timc on Sat 24 Jan 2015, 5:25 pm

Looks like quite an ambitious project, would be interesting to see if they can pull it off.

Probably more interesting to know if there's one particular airbase they intend to fly from?


Arsenal of Democracy: World War II Victory Capitol Flyover

Line-Up of Warbirds Formations

Trainer Formation “Pass in Review”
with Boeing Stearmans, Piper L-Birds, North America T-6s/SNJs, and Cessna/Beech Twin Bomber Trainers

Pearl Harbor/Flying Tigers
with Curtis P-40 Warhawks

Doolittle Raid
with North American B-25 Mitchells

Guadalcanal Campaign
with Bell P-39 Aerocobras and P-63 Kingcobras

Battle of Midway
with Consolidated PBY Catalinas, Grumman F4F/FM-2 Wildcats and Douglas SBD Dauntless

Yamamoto Shootdown
with Lockheed P-38 Lightnings

Ploesti Raid
with Consolidated B-24 Liberators

Fighter Escort for the Combined Bomber Offensive
with North American P-51 Mustangs

Big Week
with Boeing B-17 Flying Fortresses

with Douglas C-47/R4D Skytrain and B-26/A-26s

Marianas Turkey Shoot, Battle of Leyte Gulf
with Grumman TBM Avengers, Grumman F6F Wildcat, Grumman F8F Bearcats and Curtis SB2C Helldiver

Battle of the Bulge
with Republic P-47 Thunderbolts

Iwo Jima
with Vought FG-1D Corsairs

Final Air Offensive to Defeat Japan
with Boeing B-29 Superfortress

Missing Man Formation to TAPS
with a TBM Avenger leading a mix of Fighter Aircraft

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