Screen Shot 2015 08 20 at 9.43.53 AMDFW Warbirds on Parade

There are numerous war movies, history books, and stories handed down from servicemen and women about how warplanes played a significant role in our fight for freedom over the years. Now here is your opportunity to walk among some of those planes and experience up close the beauty and silent strength that earned them our respect and gratitude.“Warbirds on Parade” will be held at the Lancaster Airport, Beltline Road at Ferris Road, Between I-45 and I-35 on Saturday, September 5, 2015 from 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Suggested donation is $10 a carload or $5 per person, so bring the family, a friend or a whole carload. This year’s event is bigger and better than ever before!

Approximately 40 warbirds will attend this static event. Some of those expected will be Soviet Era equipment such as a Hind 24 Soviet gunship, Mil-2 helicopter, Mig 21 & Mig 23 fighters, and Cobra helicopter, L-29 & L-39’s, CJ-6, and the AN-2 Colt.Bombers, fighters, cargoes and trainers will also be in attendence. Assorted military vehicles, re-enactors/living history groups, period displays, over 100 antique/classic cars and a few restored farm tractors. The list goes on but you need to come out and experience it for yourself. Special guest this year, WWII Marine Sergeant R.V. Burgin of the HBO series “PACIFIC”. He will be available to sign and sell his book: Island of the Damned: A Marine at War in the Pacific. Don’t miss this opportunity of a lifetime.

For more information about this event, or to schedule an interview with one of the CAF members please call Steve Bennett at 817-269-4081, Russ Coonley at 940-466-3672 or Jim Breitenstine at 817-294-2936.

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