Squadron of WWII C-47s to Stop in Presque Isle, Maine

A C-47 stops in Presque Isle, Maine on its way to Europe in 2014

The Presque Isle Air Museum announced that a squadron of around 10 C-47 transport aircraft will be flying over Presque Isle on Sunday, May 19 and then land at Presque Isle International Airport for a short layover.

The squadron of C-47s are making their way to France to take part in the 75th anniversary of D-Day. 

The squadron will land at Presque Isle International Airport at the General Aviation terminal, weather permitting, around 11:00 a.m. and stay on the ground for approximately two hours. 

The public is invited to be a part of this historic flight as it takes part in the D-Day festivities.  Parking for the event will be in the Coca-Cola plant lot at 1005 Airport Drive with Presque Isle Historical Society’s Molly the Trolley providing free shuttle rides across to the plane viewing area.