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August 28, 2010.  Historic aviation brought to the Monmouth Executive Airport by the Collings Foundation, whose goal is to organize and support "living history" events that enable Americans to learn more about their heritage through direct participation.

The first aircraft shown is the fully restored B-24 Liberator.



 For a small fee, family members could walk through the B-24 and the B-17 to check out all the equipment.  Seen below, the boys enjoyed playing with the movable guns at several places on the B-17.




The maintenance man was on hand filling both B-17 wing tanks with aviation fuel.  I think I saw a sign that said one of these big planes burned $4000 worth of fuel per hour.



The beautiful P-51 was an eye catcher.



Sky divers were busy today, but not part of the show.  There was also a bi-plane on hand to take passengers for a short ride.



Paddy and I left the airport and headed to Pier Village in Long Branch for lunch.  Lots of different activities were in progress.



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