WORLD WAR II VICTORY COMMEMORATION FLYOVER
September 24 @ 8:00 am - September 25 @ 5:00 pm
The Arsenal of Democracy 75th World War II Victory Commemoration Flyover of Washington, D. C. has been rescheduled and will now take place September 24-25, 2020.
Approximately 100 World War II aircraft will take to the sky in 20 historically sequenced warbird formations. They will fly over the Washington Mall in two minute intervals. More than 20 different types of vintage military aircraft are expected to participate in the flyover.
Virginia Airports supporting the flyover include Culpeper Regional Airport, Manassas Regional Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
Thursday, September 24th, 2020
Practice Flight to hold points
Victory Gala – Historic Hangar 7 at Ronald Reagan National Airport
Friday, September 25th, 2020
11:30 a.m. World War II Victory Commemoration Flyover
The flyover is scheduled to begin. The first formation is estimated to be over the Lincoln Memorial at 11:30 a.m. (EST).
The Arsenal of Democracy aircraft will depart from Culpeper Regional Airport and Manassas Regional Airport and proceed to a holding point about 10 miles west of Leesburg where they will begin the flight down the Potomac River towards DC. As they approach the Lincoln Memorial, they will turn East and proceed down Independence Avenue. At the completion of the flyover of the WWII Memorial, the aircraft will turn south and begin their flight down the Potomac River and back to their original airports.
For more information visit: https://ww2flyover.org/