This page was updated:
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
in central Maryland
Current Special Events
Wings of Freedom - Collings Foundation | Visiting Aircraft
|The Collins Foundation historical aircraft will arrive Westminister, Maryland.
Arriving: Friday, October 12th @ 2:00 PM
Departing: Sunday, October 14th @ 4:30 PM
Following their schedule Click Here
Fri - 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Sat - 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Sun - 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Adult - $15 at the gate
Kids - $5 at the gate (12 & under)*
Flights take place before and after tours.
30-mins flight on the B-17 or B-24 is $450 per person
30-mins flight on the B-25 is $400 per person
30-mins flight training on the TF-51D is $2200
60-mins flight training on the TF-51D is $3200
**30 mins is one half of an hour**
Call 978-562-9182 for flight reservations.
(* must be in the company of a paid adult guest)
|B-17G, B-24, B-25 & TP-51D
County Regional Airport
Please use Old Meadowbranch Road
||Event and Parking Directions
Carroll County Airport, Wings of Freedom :
Please use Meadow Branch Road from Littlestown Pike (RT-97) North of Westminster Maryland
Traveling North on Littlestown Pike (RT-97) from Westminster, Maryland drive pass the airport and take the next available road on the left.
Traveling South on Littlestown Pike (RT-97) towards Westminster, Maryland take the road after Pleasant Valley Road on the right.
There is no general parking at the Airport for this event.
Please use Meadow Branch Road –
Google Map Search: "type" old Meadow Branch road & Joleen Lane, 21157
(Airport safety is very
important - obey all rules and restrictions)
A warm and special thanks to the Collings
Foundation, Henry Ercks and family, the Carroll County Regional Airport staff,
Civil Air Patrol of MD, the EAA, local VFW posts, our guests and participating
volunteers for their assistance during our historic event.
There are "Static
Displays" and "Aircraft Rides"
available aboard the B-17G and B-24J. Pilots can receive flight
experience aboard the TP-51C. All paid rides and flight experience donations are tax deductible to the Collings Foundation
for directions to the airport.
If you plan to arrive in your private aircraft. Contact the FBO before arriving.
Your responsible for a flight planning before arriving or departing
** Price is based on last update to this web site and is not guaranteed
Freedom" Historical Aircraft Flight Line
Boeing B-17G Flying
Fortress - "Nine-0-Nine"
Wingspan: 103 ft, 9.3 in | Length: 74 ft, 9 in | Height: 19
ft, 1 in
Empty weight: 36,135 lbs | Maximum weight: weight 72,000
Powerplants: Four 1200 hp Wright R-1820-97 Engines
Armament: 13 M2 .50" Browning Machine Guns
Payload: ~6,000 lbs (typical combat load)
Maximum Speed: 250 mph
Service Ceiling: 35,000 ft
Range: 2,400 miles
See a video > Click > B-17G
Download & Play
North American B-25J
Mitchell Bomber - "Tondelayo"
345th Bomb Group, 500th Bomb
Squadron, 5th Air Force, WW-II
Wingspan: 67 feet, 7 in. | Length: 52 feet, 11 in. | Height : 6 feet, 4 in.
Empty weight: 19,480 lbs | Maximum weight: 35,000 pounds
Powerplants: 2 1,700 hp Wright R-2600-92 Cyclone radial engines
Armament: 12 12.7mm machine guns   | 4,000 pounds of bombs
Crew: 5 to 7
Maximum Speed: 272 mph
Service Ceiling: 24,200 feet
Range: 1,350 miles
Liberator - "Witchcraft"
Group, 790th Bomb Squadron,
Wingspan: 110 feet | Length: 67 ft, 7 5/8 in. | Height: 18 ft
Empty weight: 36,500 lbs. | Maximum weight: 65,000 lbs.
Powerplants: Four 1200 hp Pratt & Whitney R-1830-65 Engines
Armament: Ten .50 caliber guns
Maximum Speed: 290 mph
Service Ceiling: 28,000 ft
Range: 3,000 miles
North American TP-51C Mustang -
Wingspan: 37 ft | Length: 32 ft 3 in. | Height: 13 ft 8 in.
Empty weight: 7,450 lbs | Maximum weight: 11,200 lbs
Powerplants: 1 Packard Merlin V-1650-7 1300 hp
Armament: Six wing mounted .50 Cal Machine Guns
Crew: 1 (note: this model allows for a second seat)
Maximum Speed: 440 mph
Ceiling: 30,000 ft
Range: 1,600 miles
See a video > Click > P-51C Departure >
Download & Play
Carroll County Regional Airport hosts many aviation events and
You may see military aircraft, experimental, corporate and private planes.
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