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From Pole to Perfection; Restoring & Flying Fairey Firefly WB518
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Location: Forum Stage 6
Presenter: Captain Eddie Kurdziel
The Firefly's first combat mission was the raid on the Tirpitz in 1944. It was the first British airplane to fly over Japan & Tokyo in WWII. The WB518 is the only aircraft ever to win Grand Champion at OSH, the Neil Armstrong Smithsonian Trophy and the People's Choice Trophy at Reno.