Eden Prairie’s Wings of the North Museum to Host Two WWII Aircraft
Eden Prairie’s Wings of the North Museum, located at Flying Cloud Airport, has announced the temporary addition of two World War II aircraft to its collection.
According to the Sun Current, a B-25 Mitchell Bomber and a Curtiss P-40 Warhawk are now on display at the museum.
The bomber, named “Lucky Lady,” is the aircraft type that was used by the famed Doolittle Raiders in 1942 who took off from the USS Hornet and bombed Japan in WWII, the article said.
The warhawk, named “Desert Shark,” is the fighter type flown by the famous American Volunteer Group, the Flying Tigers, in defense of China before the U.S. entered the war after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
The museum is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday, and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday evenings beginning Nov. 30.
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