J.W. Brown flew Navy fighter jets off aircraft carrier decks during the Cold War. But the 80-year-old Cleveland-area man had never flown in a World War II-era B-29 Superfortress until Friday.
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How to go
When: June 22 and June 23. Gates open at 9 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. both days
How to get there: The Vectren Dayton Air Show at Dayton International Airport will have on site parking this weekend. Motorists along Interstate 75 may exit at Northwoods Boulevard, exit 64, and follow the signs.
The RTA Park and Ride Shuttle will pick up Vectren Dayton Air Show visitors at two locations this weekend to take them to the main air show gate. The pick-up locations are: The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, for a round trip fare of $3, and the Wright Stop Plaza in downtown Dayton, where regular fare rates apply. The shuttles will operate from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Go to www.i-riderta.org for more information.
A shuttle parking location published in Active Dayton Friday was incorrect.