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Wings of Glory First Time Over the Lines
August 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
One event on August 1, 2020 at 12:00 pm
On March 6, 1918 America’s then leading ace, Major Raoul Lufbery, took Lt. Eddie Rickenbacker, America’s future leading ace, up for his firs flight over the front! Their flight of 3 French built Nieuport 28 fighter planes (they brought a friend, Lt. Douglas Campbell) took off from the American Aerodrome at Villeneuve at 8:15 in the morning. Historically, they didn’t get into a fight, but what if that flight of German Fighters had been game?
Take to the skies in a World War 1 fighter plane as Eddie Rickenbacker or a German pilot in Ares Games’ Wings of Glory Rules will be taught, Planes will be provided BUT NO PARACHUTES WILL BE ISSUED!