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Vintage WWII planes make a stop in Arizona
A B-17 bomber, juxtaposed against the Tucson Mountains, lands at the Marana Regional Airport last Friday as part of the Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom tour.
Northwest resident Al Arreola looks over the names that fill up the sides of a B-24 bomber before boarding the plane for a 30-minute flight around the area.
Hank Schaller, left, Al Arreola, middle, and Andy Anzanos, right, all WWII veterans, stand out on the Marana Regional Airport’s tarmac as WWII bombers land last Friday.
While riding in a B-24 bomber, northwest resident Al Arreola peers into the cockpit of the plane as he and about a dozen other flew over Marana last Friday.
A WWII B-17 flies over the Marana Regional Airport last Friday for the annual Wings of Freedom tour put on by the Collings Foundation.