Event date


Washington, DC
United States

Arsenal of Democracy WWII Victory Capitol Flyover - POSTPONED

A one-off flypast over Washington D.C. to celebrate the 75th Anniversary since the conclusion of World War Two and commemorate those who took part in the conflict.

The first aircraft to fly over the US capital's National Mall is due at around 12:10pm (local time), serviceability and weather conditions on the day will dictate which aircraft are able to take part.

The flypast will feature 15 separate formations, each reflecting their use during different conflicts and moments of the war.

Scroll down for aircraft participation and ticket information...


Participation List

Please note the aircraft listed below are subject to serviceability and weather conditions on the day. The aircraft are listed in order of which formation they will be taking part in within the flypast.

Trainer Formation 

(Aircraft TBC)

Pearl Harbour Formation

(Aircraft TBC)

Doolittle Raid Formation

(Aircraft TBC)

The Battle Over Midway Formation

(Aircraft TBC)

The Guadalcanal Campaign Formation

(Aircraft TBC)

The Yamamoto Shootdown Formation

(Aircraft TBC)

The Ploesti Raid Formation

(Aircraft TBC)

The 'Escorting the Bombers' Formation

(Aircraft TBC)

The Big Week Formation

(Aircraft TBC)

The D-Day Formation

(Aircraft TBC)

The Leyte Gulf Formation

  • Curtiss SB2C Helldiver - The Commemorative Air Force (West Texas Wing)
  • Grumman TBM-3 Avenger - The Commemorative Air Force (Capital Wing)
  • Grumman TBM-3E Avenger - Fighter Factory

The Battle of the Bulge Formation

(Aircraft TBC)

The Iwo Jima Formation

  • Goodyear FG-1D Corsair - Fighter Factory
  • Goodyear FG-1D Corsair - The Commemorative Air Force (Dixie Wing)

The 'Final Air Offensive' Formation

  • Boeing B-29A Superfortress "Fifi" - The Commemorative Air Force (B-29/ B-24 Squadron)

The 'Missing Man' Formation

  • Curtiss P-40K Warhawk - The Texas Flying Legends Museum
  • Goodyear FG-1D Corsair - The Texas Flying Legends Museum
  • Grumman TBM-3E Avenger - The Texas Flying Legends Museum
  • North American P-51D Mustang "Dakota Kid II" - The Texas Flying Legends Museum

More aircraft are set to be added in the coming months. Watch this space!



This event is free entry.