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Photograph at home: 30 historic planes will fly over Houston
May 10, 2020 @ 1:45 pm - 3:10 pm
UPDATE: Due to the possibility of rain, this event has been moved to Sunday, May 10th from 1:45pm – 3:15pm.
Join us in photographing Fight to the Finish Fly Over! This is a shoot at home event, as they will fill the skies of Houston!
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In honor of those that served and sacrificed during WWII, and to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day, the Lone Star Flight Museum and its supporting partners will fly nearly 30 rare and historic warbirds over the city of Houston in an epic aviation event called the Fight to the Finish Flyover.
The fleet of more than two dozen historic warbirds include:
B-25 ‘Devil Dog’, Grumman HU-16 Albatross, P-51 Mustang, P-63 King Cobra, SB2C Helldiver, CAF Tora Group, C-45 Twin Beech, T-6 Texan, BT-13 Valiant, L-17 Navion, T-34 Mentor, Yak 52 and more.
The Fight to the Finish Flyover is following all social distancing orders and guidelines. Houstonians are not encouraged to travel to a “viewing area” to see the planes. The FAA-approved flight path was designed to allow spectators to see the aircraft from the safety of their homes.
We ask the community to STAY HOME. We are bringing the planes to you! The planes will not be viewable from the public areas of Ellington Airport and the Lone Star Flight Museum is currently closed to the public due to current health guidelines.
“The Fight to the Finish Flyover is an invitation for Houstonians to join in acknowledging the 75th anniversary of VE Day – Victory in Europe. And while we navigate this difficult time in our community, we encourage everyone to step outside and enjoy a moment of patriotic distraction and marvel at the rare WWII warbirds flying overhead, all from the safety of their own homes. This amazing flyover is a unique opportunity for everyone to view, all they have to do is look up!”
– Museum President and CEO Douglas H. Owens, Lt. Gen. (ret.)