Air Power History Tour September 18 – 22, 2019

A Patriotic Festival of WWII Airplanes @ Branson Airport Jet Center

Proceeds to benefit Branson Veterans Task Force & Civil Air Patrol Cadet programs for Area Youth

9/12/19

HIGHLIGHTS: In addition to paid ride opportunities on these historic aircraft and the FREE Tour of the B-29 and B-24 with daily admission, historic military vehicles and current military aircraft (tbd) will be on display select days. On Friday, Saturday & Sunday Aerobatic Air Shows from Mike Galloway will be held.

CAF Aircraft Scheduled to attend:

*B-29 Superfortress – FIFI, **B-24 Liberator – Diamond Lil, C-45 Expeditor – Bucket of Bolts, P-51 Mustang – Gunfighter, T-6 Texan & Boeing Stearman.
*B-29 Flies Sat & Sun – 9:00 am & 10:30 am
**B-24 Flies Sat & Sun – 9:30 am & 11:00 am

Additional Aircraft on Display:

Civil Air Patrol (2 planes – subject to availability)
AIR SHOWS: Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Aerobatic Air Shows – Mike “Spanky” Galloway in his Extra 300/SX
Fri – 1:00 pm & 4:00 pm; Sat – 11:00 am & 12:45 pm; Sun – 11:00 am & 1:00 pm

Additional activities on site:

Historic military wheeled vehicles (Sunday Only)
Vintage and collector cars (select days – subject to change)
CAP Redbird Flight Simulator
CAP Aircraft Tours
Hamburger and Hot Dog Grill -DONATION basis to benefit Civil Air Patrol Cadet programs for area youth
Putting Green and Beer Garden at Branson Jet Center East and West patios

Vendors:

Airport Diner – Branson Jet Center’s Airport Diner will be open throughout the event.
CAF AirPower History Tour Store – memorabilia, hats, shirts and more; located on the ramp.

Parking:

Please follow EVENT PARKING signs to Branson Jet Center- Shuttles from event parking lot to main event entrance gate will be available. Drop off available at main entrance behind Jet Center Hangar.
No admittance will be allowed through the Branson Jet Center – CAF will maintain entry gate and admission fees.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – AirPower History Tour 2019

Monday Sept. 16 Aircraft Begin to Arrive: MEDIA DAY

  • 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Media Event – AWE (Airplane Watch Event)
  • Media Arrive @ 11:00 am to catch photos/footage of airplanes landing.
  • 12:00 pm – interviews with CAF pilots, crew, airport officials, Branson Veterans Task Force Board, Civil Air Patrol and Members if available.
  • Media Mention – Mike Galloway Acrobatic Air Shows on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Tuesday Sept. 17 – DAY OFF / EVENT SET UP CONTINUES

OPENING DAY: Wednesday Sept. 18 – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • 9:00 am – Gates open – Tours begin. Supporting aircraft available for rides all day.
  • 10:30 am to 4:00 pm – CAP Cadet Fundraiser – Grilling Station Open for burgers/dogs/soft drinks
  • 11 am to 1 pm – Live Remote with Josh Grisham – KRZK/Ozark Mountain Media Group

DAY 2: Thursday Sept. 19 – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • 9:00 am – Gates open – Tours Begin. Supporting aircraft available for rides all day.
  • 10:30 am to 5:00 pm – CAP Cadet Fundraiser – Grilling Station Open for burgers/dogs/soft drinks

DAY 3: Friday Sept. 20 – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • 9:00 am – Gates open. CAF Rides & Tours Begin
  • 10:30 am to 5:00 pm – CAP Cadet Fundraiser – Grilling Station Open for burgers/dogs/soft drinks
  • 11:30 am – 1:15 pm Hollister Chamber of Commerce Luncheon
  • 12:00 pm – CAP Color Guard – Cadets; National Anthem by Hollister Marching Band followed by Pledge of Allegiance; Luncheon Program as set out
  • by Hollister Chamber President (tba)
  • Guest Speakers: CAF Crew member of B29/B24 Squadron; Roger Brailler Hollister Schools; Stephen Lind CAP
  • 1:00 pm & 4:00 pm – Mike Galloway Aerobatic Air Shows (times subject to change)

DAY 4: Saturday Sept. 21 – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • 9:00 AM Gates Open – CAF Rides & Tours Begin (B-29/B-24 available for tours after last flight)
  • 9:00 am and 10:30 am B-29 flies
  • 9:30 am and 11:00 am B-24 flies
  • 11:00 am & 12:45 pm Mike Galloway Aerobatic Air Shows – (times subject to change)
  • 10:00 am to 5:00 pm – Grill Open – CAP Cadet Fundraiser – Grilling burgers/dogs/soft drinks
  • 12:00 pm – Opening Ceremony: Color Guard – Civil Air Patrol Cadets; Pledge of Allegiance; Public Ceremony

DAY 5: Sunday Sept. 22 – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • 9:00 AM Gates Open – CAF Rides & Tours Begin (B-29/B-24 available for tours after last flight)
  • Historic WW2 Military Vehicles on site today only!
  • 9:00 am and 10:00 am B-29 flies
  • 9:30 am and 11:00 am B-24 flies
  • 11:00 am and 1:00 pm Mike Galloway Aerobatics Air Shows – (times subject to change)
  • 10:00 am to 5:00 pm – Grill Open- CAP Cadet Fundraiser – Grilling burgers/dogs/soft drinks

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