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Two historic World War II Bombers land at the Nampa Municipal Airport

Posted at 3:56 PM, Aug 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-05 19:20:09-04

NAMPA — The Flying Legends of Victory Tour has made their way to Idaho as the B-17 bomber "Sentimental Journey" and the B-25 bomber "Maid in the Shade" landed in Nampa.

These historic airplanes will be at the Nampa Municipal Airport until Sunday, the public can take a tour of these planes every day and starting on Friday you could even book a flight on one of these historic bombers.

Ground tours cost $15 per person or $25 for a family of four and the cost of riding in the planes varies but the base price for the B-25 bomber is $325 and the B-17 is $425, for more information click here.

Peterson Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram is giving away one free ride to an active duty or retired military member, to nominate someone for this flight click here and submit an entry on the the car dealership's Facebook page.

On Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. there will be a special ceremony at the Nampa Municipal Airport with a purpose of honoring our local veterans

The B-17 is known as the "Flying Fortress" and was instrumental in helping the Allies win World War II, one local woman's husband flew the B-17 in World War II and to find out what today meant to her check out the video.