C-47 Scenic Flights at the 2023 Owls Head Transportation Museum Wings and Wheels Spectacular 4-6 August 2023

C-47 Scenic Flights at the 2023 Owls Head Transportation Museum Wings and Wheels Spectacular 4-6 August 2023

     We are excited to announce that the American Airpower Museum Douglas C-47 “Skytrain” will be attending the Owls Head Transportation Museum 2023 Wings and Wheels Spectacular 5-6 August 2023 at the Knox Country Regional Airport hosted by the Owls Head Transportation Museum in Owls Head, Maine.

The American Airpower Museum C-47B “Skytrain” readies for flight.

During our weekend visit we will be offering Scenic Flight Experience Rides before and after the Air Show Program beginning on Saturday August 5th with rides continuing on Sunday August 6th.

     The American Airpower Museum C-47 Flight Experience a unique opportunity to take a flight back in time aboard a WWII original military configured C-47 just as they were when they carried the legendary Paratroopers of the 101st and 82nd Airborne who made history in the first wave of the D-Day Invasion to liberate Europe on 6 June 1944. C-47s were the primary airlift workhorse of WWII carrying paratroopers, cargo, and vital supplies for allied forces around the globe. The C-47 continued in service after World War Two making history in the Berlin airlift 1948-1949, providing airlift during the Korea War, airlift and special operations platforms during the Vietnam War, and operations throughout the Cold War. The C-47 is still in service all around the globe making it one of the longest serving aircraft in history.

The American Airpower Museum Flight Experience includes the following:

  • The Scenic C-47 flight experience begins at the Owls Head Transportation Museum facility with a passenger welcome, safety briefing, and aircraft boarding.
  • Flights will require a minimum of 6 Passengers to fly during the scheduled flight period, if the minimum is not met flights may be combined from two different flight periods. Maximum of 10 Passengers per flight.
  • The Scenic Flight Experience duration is approximately 15 minutes of flight around the scenic Owls Head Local Airport Area.
  • During the Flight you will enjoy the beautiful local scenery and get a chance to observe the pilots in action and will have the opportunity to interact with our Volunteer Aircrew who will provide history of the C-47 missions, and of our own WWII and Berlin Airlift Veteran Aircraft.
  • The flight will return to the Owls Head Transportation Museum where you will be able to enjoy both the Museum and Air Show.
  • Please note, all passengers must be at least 12 years old to fly. Persons 12 to 17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Admission to the Owls Head transportation Museum Wings and Wheels Spectacular is required to fly with us and not included in the cost of the flight.

Cost of a seat aboard the C-47 Scenic Flight Experience:     $175.00 per person.

*Tickets will be refunded for flights canceled due to weather or maintenance. Refunds will not be provided for passengers who are No Shows on their day of flight. Contact information will be provided if the need for rescheduling through the course of the weekend is required. 

We recommend you pre-book and reserve your seat today, so you don’t miss out!

Reservations are currently only available on-line, booking on site will also be available. Passengers can plan to bring a camera and some form of ear protection.

To meet and greet with the crew, and to avoid delays in receiving the safety brief and boarding times, please arrive NLT 30 minutes prior to your flight departure Time.

The American Airpower Museum in-flight over the south shore of Long Island

Flight Departure Schedule 5-6 August 2023:

(Flights may be added later in day due to demand or Weather rescheduling)

5 Aug: 10:00am / 12:00pm / 3:30pm / 4:30pm 

6 Aug: 9:00am / 10:00am / 12:00pm



C-47 Scenic Flights at the 2023 Owls Head Transportation Museum Wings and Wheels Spectacular 4-6 August 2023

C-47 Scenic Flights at the 2023 Owls Head Transportation Museum Wings and Wheels Spectacular 4-6 August 2023

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