Don't miss an opportunity to learn history directly from the heroes themselves.
In honor of Black History Month, Fantasy of Flight is presenting "They Dared to Fly" as part of our Living History Symposium Series this Thursday-Saturday, February 18-20, 2010. Original Tuskegee Airmen will reunite to share their personal experiences of wartime military service during segregated America.
Airmen scheduled to appear:
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown Lt. Col. Leo Gray Lt. Col. Hiram Mann
Fantasy of Flight's permanent multi-media Tuskegee Airmen exhibit and vintage aircraft collection, including the P-51C Mustang, provides the perfect backdrop for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Each day will offer several chances for guests to interact with America's first black fighter pilots:
Daily Schedule: (Subject to change without notice)
Open Cockpit Days are scheduled for Friday, Feb. 19 and Saturday, Feb. 20 only. Free for Annual Pass holders and available to single day admission guests for an additional fee, this experience allows you to climb into the cockpit of some historic beauties from the aircraft collection.
SPECIAL PROGRAM: Living Legends Luncheon (Separate Ticket Required) Enjoy an intimate lunch with several Tuskegee Airmen for an even more personal storytelling hour. The luncheon will be held from noon - 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 19 only at the Orlampa Conference Center. Tickets are $65 plus tax per person and include attraction admission.