Tulsa Air and Space Museum Hosting World War II Bomber

 
TULSA, Okla. - Sept. 27, 2021 - PRLog -- Information:
Tonya Blansett, Executive Director
918-834-9900 tblansett@tulsamuseum.org

For B-25 information, contact:
Dave Callanan, B-25 Public Affairs Executive
734-483-4030 ext. 233 dave.callanan@yankeeairmuseum.org

Tulsa Air and Space Museum Hosting World War II Bomber
B-25 Mitchell Coming October 1-3, 2021

September 27, 2021—The Tulsa Air and Space Museum today announced it is hosting a World War II bomber October 2 & 3, 2021.  The B-25 "Mitchell" Rosie's Reply is a medium bomber introduced in 1941 and named in honor of General William Mitchell.  The plane, based at Willow Run Airport in Michigan. "As a community rich with World War II history, we are honored to have this rare aircraft plan a visit here," said Tonya Blansett, Executive Director of The Tulsa Air and Space Museum.

"This year marks the 76th Anniversary of the End of World War Two and I encourage everyone to come out and see this award-winning, historic aircraft," said Dave Callanan, B-25 Public Affairs Executive.  "Touring the plane or even better, flying on it, will give you a deep appreciation of what our World War Two airmen did for us. It is an unforgettable experience."

The B-25 Rosie's Reply is expected to arrive at Tulsa International Airport by 3:30PM on Friday, October 1, 2021.  Ground tours of the aircraft are included with museum admission, but cockpit tours are unavailable as the aircraft structure includes a series of ladders.   Adult tickets cost $20, Museum members 10% discount, and children ages 5-17 are $10 each, and children ages 4 and under are free.

Air Adventure rides on the B-25 are available at a various times during the three day visit.  An Air Adventure ride is a 30-minute experience and costs $475.00. To order a B-25 Air Adventure visit www.yankeeairmuseum.org and click on "Fly With Us."

"It is impossible to keep planes like the Rosie's Reply B-25 operating without community support at home and everywhere we fly," said Callanan.  "We appreciate the support of the Tulsa Air and Space Museum for helping make this mission possible."

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About Tulsa Air and Space Museum: With a mission Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future, the Tulsa Air and Space Museum (TASM) has carved out a unique niche in the Oklahoma museum community. TASM has been exposing students to real-world applications of STEM for over 15 years.

About Yankee Air Museum:  Established in 1981 the Yankee Air Museum is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization.  Yankee Air Museum, located at 47884 D Street, Belleville, Michigan on the grounds of historic Willow Run Airport. Visit  www.yankeeairmuseum.org to discover more or call 734-483-4030.

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