The Collings Foundation’s annual Wings of Freedom tour is a living history display that brings the backbone of American air power in Europe during World War II — the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Consolidated B-24 Liberator, and North American P-51 Mustang to dozens of cities each year. I used to make the trip up to […]
Of the 18,482 B-24 Liberators built during World War Two just 17 remain, of those just three are airworthy. It’s a similar story for the B-17 Flying Fortress and the B-25 Mitchell, of thousands built during the only handful remain, that’s one the reason I take every opportunity I can to photograph these great old […]
I captured these photos of World War II era aircraft, a Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress, a Consolidated B-24J Liberator and a North American B-25J Mitchell at Waterbury-Oxford Airport on August 8 & 9, 2006. The Collings Foundation operates them as flying museums, that tour the country visiting dozens of cities every year.