Special day today in the DMV — 50 aircraft representing all theaters of operation and Services were gathered of a flyover in observation of the 70th Anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany (VE-Day) and the defeat that followed later that summer for Japan. YHS chose to watch the big wings (figure that) muster and launch from Manassas Regional Airport others like Pinch took to the Mall for the flyover. Special day for the observers – even more so for those WW2 vets who were along for the ride in the WW2 warbirds for the flyover.
Our own view of the CAF’s B-29, Fifi, launching for the flight:
World War II aircraft flew above the National Mall as part of the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the end to World War II. http://on.wusa9.com/1IVNKHW
Posted by WUSA 9 on Friday, May 8, 2015