B-17 Fly-in at Centennial Airport
Hosted by Signature Flight Support
June 5 – 9, 2013
Celebrate the Colorado Air National Guard’s 90th anniversary and the history of the greatest generation when Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) B-17 “Flying Fortress” Aluminum Overcast comes to Centennial Airport.
Step back in time and experience World War II history by catching a Mission Flight or a Ground Tour on the Aluminum Overcast, a historic heavy bomber during our B-17 Fly-in.
Watch history come alive by standing in the footsteps of a bombardier, navigator or waist gunner when you experience this once-in-a-lifetime flight on one of World War II’s most vital and magnificent aircrafts.
Explore the nooks and crannies of this heavy bomber as you tour the Aluminum Overcast after it has finished its daily Mission Flights.
Bring your family and participate in free activities like:
- Seeing Warbird Aircraft and WWII Vehicle Displays
- Experiencing pedal planes and flight simulators
- Visiting the Veterans Corner
Join as we celebrate the Colorado Air National Guard’s 90 years of service.
- Visit with members of the Air National Guard
- View active military aircraft
Mission Flights and Ground Tours are daily activities. Flights are scheduled each morning and early afternoon, with Ground Tours following the last flight.
Times: Mission Flights: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Ground Tours: 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Fly-in Activities: Free
EAA Members: Advance Tickets: $409
Walk-up Tickets: $435
Non-EAA Members: Advance Tickets: $449
Active Military, Veterans and Children 8 and Under: FREE
Check out the full flight plan and details for our B-17 Fly-in at WingsMuseum.org, advance tickets for Mission Flights available at B17.org. Tickets for Ground Tours are available onsite.
Flight times are subject to change due to weather and other factors.
Hangar Dance at Centennial Airport
Saturday, June 8
7:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Join us as we step back in time at our WWII-era Hangar Dance. You can dance the night away to the swinging sounds of the 1940s.
Highlights of the event also include:
- Listening to the music of Pink Champagne, a tribute to the Andrews Sisters
- Climbing aboard a B-17 aircraft for an exclusive ground tour
- Enjoying an honorary presentation on the Colorado Air National Guard’s 90 years of service
- Visiting with WWII re-enactors
- Capturing a memory in a photo booth with costume clothing
Period dress or flight attire is encouraged.
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Music from the 1940s
8:00 – 8:30 p.m. Performance by Pink Champagne
8:30 – 9:30 p.m. Music of the 50s, 60s and 70s
9:30 – 10:00 p.m. Second performance by Pink Champagne
10:00 – 11:00 p.m. Music of the 80s, 90s and today
Tickets are $45 per person ($40 for members) and include all food and two drink tickets*. Food is being provided by:
Biscuits & Berries
Gourmet Fine Catering
Catering by Design
Click here to purchase your Hangar Dance tickets at or give us a call at 303.360.5360 X105.
Make a night of it and take advantage of a great offer from the Courtyard Marriot. Stay for only $74 per night, including transportation to and from the dance as well as breakfast on Sunday morning. To make reservations, call 1.800.321.2211 or 720.895.0300. Be sure to mention Wings Over the Rockies and the Hangar Dance to receive your discount.
Signature Flight Support is located at 8123 S. Interport Blvd. on the south side of the airport, just off of S. Peoria Street.
*Ticket includes two drinks—the bar will remain open as a cash bar for additional drinks.
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