2016 GATHERING OF WARBIRDS
The nation’s largest and best known historic commemoration of the life and times of America’s “Greatest Generation”…
The 26th Annual WWII Weekend airshow will feature many familiar friends as well as some exciting new additions. Among the returnees are FIFI, the only flying B-29 Boeing Superfortress in the world, leading a squadron of a dozen bombers. Nine fighters will scream around the Reading sky including two first-timers: the rare Messerschmitt Bf-109 and the De Havilland DH-98 Mosquito, the fastest piston-driven aircraft of the war, both from the Military Aviation Museum. A bevy of transports, trainers, utilities, and “L-birds” round out the roster of airshow performers.
For the second year, The World War II Airborne Demonstration Team will be jumping from the Curtiss C-46 “Tinker Belle” on Saturday and Sunday. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness an authentic WWII paratroop drop right before your eyes on the KRDG mid-field.
Gates open at 8:30 AM* each day RAIN or SHINE!
ADULTS: $26 ($28 AT THE GATE)
CHILDREN 6-12: $10 ($12 AT THE GATE)
6 and UNDER: FREE
ADMISSION TICKETS ARE VALID FOR ENTRY ON ANY SINGLE DAY OF THE EVENT; FRIDAY – JUNE 3, SATURDAY – JUNE 4, OR SUNDAY – JUNE 5.