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WWII bi-plane rides coming to Bridgeport


​​The Capital Wing of the Commemorative Airforce (CAF) will be offering Stearman bi-plane rides at several West Virginia airports over the next several weeks, including in Bridgeport.

On Friday, Sept. 8, bi-plane rides will be offered at the North Central West Virginia Airport from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Tickets to ride the Boeing PT-17 Stearman can be ordered in advance at this link and cost $315 for the 30-minute premier experience. Although remaining tickets will be available to purchase day-of, it is recommended that you preorder your ticket; riders must be at least 12 years old, meet the weight requirements and sign a waiver form, according to the terms and conditions. For an additional $25, riders can also get a flight certificate.

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