See vintage, military and civilian planes at Peterborough Airport as part of Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations – PtboCanada
The celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday will be a special occasion this year at Peterborough Airport, as the general public is invited to join them in celebrating this milestone with vintage, military and civilian aircraft on display.
The event, called “Flying Fortress Week”, will take place at Peterborough Airport July 10-16 and is sponsored by the Peterborough Destination Association.
Starting Monday, July 10, a World War II B-17G Flying Fortress bomber named Sentimental Journey will be on display and ground tours will be available to the public for a small donation to the Commemorative Air Force (onsite) throughout. week .
Flights on the B-17 will take place on Saturday July 15 and Sunday July 16. Tickets for flights and additional information on the B-17 are available here.
On Saturday July 15 and Sunday July 16, the B-17G bomber will be joined by various old planes, military and civilian for public display.
The Canadian Owners and Pilots Association (COPA) will also participate in the event with a “Fly-in” and its members will exhibit their aircraft.
The Loomex group will exhibit its jet simulator. The jet simulator is used for large-scale emergency exercises involving airport personnel and response organizations.
Scenic flights will be available on Saturday July 15 and Sunday July 16 with one of the local flight schools, WM Aeroflight.
For more information call Peterborough Airport at 705.743.6708.