Historic C-47 Thats All, Brother at the Air Force museum April 20-22
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Historic C-47 That's All, Brother at the Air Force museum April 20-22

Historic C-47 That's All, Brother at the Air Force museum April 20-22
Past Event - Thursday, April 22, 2021
This page may be updated if the event is repeated
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
1100 Spaatz St., Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433 [map it]

Restored WWII C-47 That's All, Brother will be on public display on the runway behind the museum April 20-22, 2021.

Historic C-47 That's All, Brother at the Air Force museum April 20-22

Historic C-47 That's All, Brother to land at Air Force museum April 20

The National Museum of the United States Air Force will host a visit by the C-47 That’s All, Brother April 20-22

That’s All, Brotherpiloted by Lt. Col. John Donalson, was a lead aircraft for the airborne invasion of Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944. After D-Day and several other missions, the airplane returned to the United States and was sold on the civilian market in 1945. Over the next several decades, this C-47 changed hands many times and its historical significance was lost. Ultimately, two historians from the U.S. Air Force discovered that this historic aircraft was lying in a boneyard in Wisconsin.

The Commemorative Air Force was able to acquire the aircraft and return it to flying status. That’s All, Brother has been restored to its authentic 1944 condition, including its D-Day paint scheme and original interior. The aircraft returned to the skies over Normandy for the commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day in 2019.

Schedule of events:

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

8 a.m. - 9 a.m. -  Aircraft Landing
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. -  Public Display
Food Truck: Food On The Run

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. -  Public Display
Food Truck: Pretzelfuls

Thursday, April 22, 2021

9 a.m. - 12 p.m. -  Public Display
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. -  Aircraft Departure
Food Truck: Pretzelfuls

While indoors: masks that cover the nose and mouth are required for visitors ages three and up.

While outdoors: a mask will need to be worn when unable to properly maintain physical distancing, while in line and while inside the aircraft. All aircraft crew, participants, staff and volunteers are required to wear a face covering at all times. Please be patient and maintain six feet of separation from other groups at all times, to include while waiting in line for the restroom, food service, and to view the aircraft.

The interior aircraft viewing will be managed by the crew of the C-47 and limited to only two visitors at one time. The aircraft will have a designated entrance and separate exit location. Hand-sanitizing stations will be located at the entrance and exit of the aircraft.

The landing and departure of the aircraft are weather dependent and subject to change. Visitors can watch the aircraft land and take-off from the museum’s Memorial Park.  There is a limit of two visitors inside the aircraft at a time.

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    National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
    1100 Spaatz St.
    Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433
    [Get Map]
    Call: 937-255-3286
    The world's largest and oldest military aviation museum, located in Dayton Ohio.

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