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Rare World War Two Era Bomber Visits South Coast For Public Tours

Posted on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 12:07am


Commemorative Air Force B-29 Lands At Camarillo Airport (Photo By Lan Merrill)

History literally flew through the skies of the South Coast yesterday.

A formation of rare World War Two vintage military aircraft
flew from Palm Springs, to Camarillo for a special exhibition today and tomorrow.

The star of the show is a massive B-29 bomber…the only one of its type out of more than 4,000 built which is still flying.
The huge, aluminum covered aircraft is the same type which dropped the two atomic bombs which helped bring World War Two to a close.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story, from Camarillo Airport.

Click on link to listen to/download story: Commemorative Air Force B-29 Visit

Link to Commemorative Air Force’s “FIFI” B-29 website, with flight information:

http://www.airpowersquadron.org/#!camarillo-ca/c1yul


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