TUCSON, AZ., September 18, 2023 – B-29 Doc, one of only two B-29 Superfortress aircraft out of nearly 4,000 that were built during World War II and still airworthy and flying today, will bring its B-29 Doc History Restored Tour to Tucson, AZ, Sept. 27-Oct. 30.
B-29 Doc will arrive at Tucson International Airport on Tuesday, Sept. 26, and will be available for ground and cockpit tours beginning Wednesday, Sept. 27 through Sunday, Oct. 1. Doc will be hosted by Atlantic Aviation while in Tucson.
B-29 Doc Flight Experience Rides will be available Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. both days. Tickets for B-29 Doc rides are on sale now at: www.b29doc.com/rides
The hours for B-29 Doc ground and cockpit tours will be:
● Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, Sept. 27-29: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (last cockpit tour ticket will be sold at 3 p.m.)
● Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. (last cockpit tour ticket will be sold at 3 p.m.)
Tickets for ground and cockpit tours can be purchased on the day of the event at the gate. Admission for tours will be $10 per person or $20 per family.
On the web:
Josh Wells, Doc’s Friends, (316) 358-9894 firstname.lastname@example.org
About Doc’s Friends and B-29 Doc
Doc’s Friends, Inc., is a 501c3 non-profit board managing the operation of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress known as Doc. Doc is a B-29 Superfortress and one of 1,644 manufactured in Wichita during World War II. It is one of only two remaining B-29s that are still airworthy and flying today. The mission of Doc’s Friends is to HONOR the men and women who sacrificed so much for the freedom of others, including those who designed, built, maintained and flew the B-29 during and after WWII. CONNECT people with the rich heritage of the B-29 and allow aviation enthusiasts to experience the thrill of a B-29 up close. EDUCATE today’s and future generations on the contributions of the Greatest Generation during wartime.
About the B-29 Doc History Restored Tour and B-29 Doc Flight Experience
Each year, B-29 Doc travels to cities across the United States to allow aviation enthusiasts a chance to B-29 Doc up-close and personal. Doc’s annual tour mission includes an average of 100 flight hours, beginning in early April and spanning through the summer until late October. Tour stops include ground and flight deck tours, as well as B-29 Doc Flight Experiences. The B-29 Doc Flight Experience will last approximately 90 minutes and include a 30-minute ride. Prior to takeoff, passengers will experience a crew briefing and learn more about the history of the B-29 and the role it played in U.S. history. Passengers will also get to hear and see the sights and sounds of engine starts and run-ups prior to takeoff.