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D-Day Squadron | 2024 Legacy Tour

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What historical events will the 2024 Legacy Tour commemorate?

The tour commemorates the 80th anniversary of the D-Day Invasion and the 75th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift. We pay tribute to the allied forces that can by land, sea and air to liberate German-occupied France, and the allied forces between the U.K. & U.S. that delivered more than 2.3 million tons of food, fuel and supplies to West Berlin via more than 278,000 airdrops.

Where should I park when attending the events?

For parking details and airfield information, please refer to the respective event pages:

How can I support the D-Day Squadron’s 2024 Legacy Tour?

You can support our mission by making a donation or purchasing tickets to our events. Your contributions help us continue honoring the legacy of the Greatest Generation and keep history alive. To donate, please visit our donation page.

What can I expect at the North Weald and IWM Duxford events?

At North Weald, you'll encounter static displays and have the opportunity to engage with vendors and participate in reenactments. IWM Duxford will host dynamic airshows featuring parachute drops, aircraft flybys, and the grand DC-3 parade. Each location offers a unique way to experience the event.

Can I volunteer with the D-Day Squadron for the 2024 Legacy Tour?

Yes, we welcome volunteers! If you're interested in volunteering, please contact us using the contact form.

Where does the 2024 Legacy Tour begin, and what are the key dates?

The 2024 Legacy Tour begins in the Northeast United States in mid-May 2024. Key dates include the kickoff week from May 13-18, the Hudson River Flyover on May 17, and various events across Europe until late June 2024.  For a detailed timeline, please refer to our events page.

How can I become a corporate partner or sponsor for the 2024 Legacy Tour?

Corporate partnership opportunities range from $5,000 to $500,000. For more information, please contact our Executive Director, Lyndse Costabile, at

Will I be able to ride aboard a DC-3?

Depending on weather, two of the five aircraft may perform revenue rides during the kickoff days, however this is very fluid due to the tight schedule of events, flyovers and oceanic/survival training we have crews committed. If paid rides do occur, we will promote through our social media platforms.

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