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Thursday, January 13, 2011
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Current Special Events
Wings of Freedom - Collings Foundation | Visiting Aircraft
|The Collins Foundation historical aircraft B-17, B-24 & P-51 will arrive Westminister, Maryland after visiting the Hagerstown Airport (KHGR), departing there on Friday, October 11th when they fly to Carroll County Regional Airport the same day. Following their schedule Click Here
12:00 PM to 5:00 PM (Arrived, tours started )
Sat - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sun - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Mon - 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM (Departure around 10 AM)
$12 at the gate
Kids - $6 at the gate (12 & under)*
be in the company of a paid adult guest)
FUN FOR ALL
6 PM Saturday, ending at 8:30 PM
Limited seating - 200 (buy early - sold out last year)
Ticket sales at the door
a grand time at the Hangar Dance last year
County Regional Airport
Please use Old Meadowbranch Road
||Event and Parking Directions
Carroll County Airport, Wings of Freedom :
Please use Meadow Branch Road from Littlestown Pike (RT-97) North of Westminster Maryland
Traveling North on Littlestown Pike (RT-97) from Westminster, Maryland drive pass the airport and take the next available road on the left.
Traveling South on Littlestown Pike (RT-97) towards Westminster, Maryland take the road after Pleasant Valley Road on the right.
There is no general parking at the Airport for this event.
Please use Meadow Branch Road –
Google Map Search: "type" old Meadow Branch road & Joleen Lane, 21157
(Airport safety is very
important - obey all rules and restrictions)
A warm and special thanks to the Collings
Foundation, Henry Ercks and family, the Carroll County Regional Airport staff,
Civil Air Patrol of MD, the EAA, local VFW posts, our guests and participating
volunteers for their assistance during our historic event.
There are "Static
Displays" and "Aircraft Rides"
available aboard the B-17G and B-24J. Pilots can receive flight
experience aboard the TP-51C. All paid rides and flight experience donations are tax deductible to the Collings Foundation
"Hangar Dance" usually starts at 6 PM Saturday, ending at 8:30 PM. Ticket
price includes dinner and band. Seating is limited to the first 200 so buy your
tickets early. Ticket sales start on Friday and again on Saturday during the
static display hours. All tickets are sold "first come" at the daily gate.
FBO does not sell tickets. Saturday is the last
day to get your Hangar Dance tickets.
for directions to the airport.
If you plan to arrive in your private aircraft. Contact the FBO before arriving.
Your responsible for a flight planning before arriving or departing
** Price is based on last update to this web site and is not guaranteed
B-17G "Flying Fortress" - $425/person,
B-24 "Liberator" - $425/person,
P-51 "Mustang" - $2200/person
for 1/2 hr flight experience, $3200 for one hour*
*Flight experience is a one on one flight training experience
Freedom" Historical Aircraft Flight Line
Boeing B-17G Flying
Fortress - "Nine-0-Nine"
Wingspan: 103 ft, 9.3 in | Length: 74 ft, 9 in | Height: 19
ft, 1 in
Empty weight: 36,135 lbs | Maximum weight: weight 72,000
Powerplants: Four 1200 hp Wright R-1820-97 Engines
Armament: 13 M2 .50" Browning Machine Guns
Payload: ~6,000 lbs (typical combat load)
Maximum Speed: 250 mph
Service Ceiling: 35,000 ft
Range: 2,400 miles
See a video > Click > B-17G
Download & Play
North American B-25J
Mitchell Bomber - "Tondelayo"
345th Bomb Group, 500th Bomb
Squadron, 5th Air Force, WWII
- - - - - NOT VISITING THIS YEAR
- - - -
Liberator - "Witchcraft"
Group, 790th Bomb Squadron,
Wingspan: 110 feet | Length: 67 ft, 7 5/8 in. | Height: 18 ft
Empty weight: 36,500 lbs. | Maximum weight: 65,000 lbs.
Powerplants: Four 1200 hp Pratt & Whitney R-1830-65 Engines
Armament: Ten .50 caliber guns
Maximum Speed: 290 mph
Service Ceiling: 28,000 ft
Range: 3,000 miles
North American TP-51C Mustang -
Wingspan: 37 ft | Length: 32 ft 3 in. | Height: 13 ft 8 in.
Empty weight: 7,450 lbs | Maximum weight: 11,200 lbs
Powerplants: 1 Packard Merlin V-1650-7 1300 hp
Armament: Six wing mounted .50 Cal Machine Guns
Crew: 1 (note: this model allows for a second seat)
Maximum Speed: 440 mph
Ceiling: 30,000 ft
Range: 1,600 miles
See a video > Click > P-51C Departure >
Download & Play
Carroll County Regional Airport hosts many aviation events and
You may see military aircraft, experimental, corporate and private planes.
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