B-29 Doc to Bring its History Restored Tour to Stillwater, OK


STILLWATER, OK, June 14, 2024 – The B-29 Doc History Restored Tour will land in Stillwater, OK, June 20-23, 2024.

B-29 Doc, one of 1,644 B-29 Superfortress aircraft built by the Boeing Company in Wichita, KS, during World War II, will be available for ground and cockpit tours, as well as B-29 Doc Flight Experience rides during the tour stop in Stillwater.


B-29 Doc Flight Experience tickets are on sale now at www.b29doc.com/rides. Ground and cockpit tour tickets will be available for purchase on the days of the event at the gate. While the aircraft is on the ground, visitors will be able to climb inside the cockpit through the forward bomb bay to get a look inside one of only two B-29 Superfortresses still airworthy and flying today.


“B-29 Doc provides a unique experience for people to climb inside one of only two remaining B-29 Superfortress bombers and learn about the technological marvel that helped deliver victory to the Allied Forces during World War II,” said Josh Wells, B-29 Doc executive director. “Our mission is to honor the legacies of the Greatest Generation and the stories of those who designed, built, flew and maintained these historic warbirds to protect freedom.”


“We are excited to welcome “Doc” and crew to Stillwater Regional Airport,” Brandon Ingham, airport operations supervisor said. “It is truly an honor and privilege to host such a storied aircraft and its dedicated team who keep it airworthy. It will be a humbling experience to share our airport with the B-29 Superfortress, one of the most iconic aircraft in American history. We look forward to an incredible weekend and invite everyone to join us.”


Event Details for the B-29 Doc History Restored Tour in Stillwater, OK

B-29 Doc will arrive at Stillwater Regional Airport, June 20, and will be available for ground and cockpit tours Friday, June 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. B-29 Doc Flight Experience rides will be available Saturday and Sunday, June 22 and June 23 at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. both days, followed by ground and cockpit tours from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Ride flight tickets are on sale now via www.b29doc.com/rides. Admission for ground and cockpit tours will be $10 per person or $20 per family. Tickets for ground tours will be available at the gate.


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Media Contact:
Josh Wells, B-29 Doc, (316) 358-9894 josh@b29doc.com

About Doc’s Friends and B-29 Doc
Doc’s Friends, Inc., is a 501c3 non-profit board managing the operation of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress known as Doc. Doc is a B-29 Superfortress and one of 1,644 manufactured in Wichita during World War II. It is one of only two remaining B-29s that are still airworthy and flying today.  The mission of Doc’s Friends is to HONOR the men and women who sacrificed so much for the freedom of others, including those who designed, built, maintained and flew the B-29 during and after WWII. CONNECT people with the rich heritage of the B-29 and allow aviation enthusiasts to experience the thrill of a B-29 up close. EDUCATE today’s and future generations on the contributions of the Greatest Generation during wartime.


About the B-29 Doc History Restored Tour and B-29 Doc Flight Experience
Each year, B-29 Doc travels to cities across the United States to allow aviation enthusiasts a chance to B-29 Doc up-close and personal. Doc’s annual tour mission includes an average of 100 flight hours, beginning in early April and spanning through the summer until late October. Tour stops include ground and flight deck tours, as well as B-29 Doc Flight Experiences. The B-29 Doc Flight Experience will last approximately 90 minutes and include a 30-minute ride. Prior to takeoff, passengers will experience a crew briefing and learn more about the history of the B-29 and the role it played in U.S. history. Passengers will also get to hear and see the sights and sounds of engine starts and run-ups prior to takeoff.