See President Eisenhower's Twin-Engine

air force one

In Midlothian, TX

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The smallest plane ever to be used as AIR FORCE ONE.   Plus other historic aircraft...

Midway Regional Airport Presents

Wings-N-Wheels Airport Open House
Midlothian / Waxahachie, TX
Midway Regional Airport

Saturday, Sept 18, 2021
9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Main Airport Ramp
131 Airport Drive, Midlothian, TX

Ike's Bird
Ike's Bird

1955 Aero Commander L-26B "Ike's Bird"

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Navy R4D
Navy R4D

Navy version of DC-3. Sank a Nazi sub in WWII.

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Ike's Bird
Ike's Bird

1955 Aero Commander L-26B "Ike's Bird"

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Look at and Ride on These Historic Aircraft

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"Ike's Bird" Aero Commander L-26B

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Relive history by riding on the smallest plane to fly as Air Force One.  Sit in the President's seat and feel history come alive.  The plane holds three passengers.  Prices start at $195.


Beechcraft T-34 "Mentor"

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Vultee BT-15 "Little Noodle"

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The BT-15 was the basic trainer flown by most American pilots during WWII.  "Little Noodle" flies with one passenger.  Prices start at $275.

Fairchild PT-19 "Pride of Corsicana"

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The PT-19 was the primary trainer of WWII pilots. More flyers learned in this plane than any other.  Take a ride and feel the wind in your hair. The plane holds one passenger. Prices start at $175.

This FREE ramp event is sponsored by Midway Regional Airport.  They are proud to present aircraft from the Commemorative Air Force and other organizations.  The CAF is the largest flying museum in the world.   Relive history, honor our veterans and preserve aviation history.   By purchasing a ride in the aircraft you are helping to fund and keep these priceless aircraft flying.   


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Fly in a former Air Force trainer.  Property of the Air Force from 1954 to 1970, the T-34 offers the closest experience to flying a fighter.  The plane holds one passenger.  Prices start at $275.