Yankee Air Museum Event: You have one last chance this summer to take a ride in the WWII airplane, Hairless Joe
You have one last chance this summer to take a ride in the WWII airplane, Hairless Joe, on August 21st at Hangar 1 at the Willow Run Airport. What a great way to end the summer with a true Air Adventure.
The C-47, Hairless Joe, is owned and operated by the Yankee Air Museum and was one of the most vital pieces of military equipment in winning the war according to General Dwight D. Eisenhower. The C-47 Skytrain was developed from the Douglas DC-3 civilian airliner. One of the most mass-produced aircraft in history with 11,000 manufactured before and during WWII, there are still 172 of the aircraft flying today. Also known as the gooney bird, the C-47 was built to last.
For thrill seekers desiring a once-in-a-lifetime experience, public rides on the C-47 are available on August 21st at 11:00am and 12:00pm. The ride is a 20-minute experience and costs $225.00 per person. Order now at https://yankeeairmuseum.org/fly/#c47 or take a chance and walk up the day of the flight at the Museum’s Hangar 1 located at 801 Kirk Profit Drive, Ypsilanti, MI 48198.
About Yankee Air Museum: Established in 1981 the Yankee Air Museum is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization. The Yankee Air Museum dedicates itself to educating individuals through the history of American aeronautics, aerospace industry and its associated while inspiring generations through personal experiences to instill pride in our national accomplishments. 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.