VBC 2024 Masters of the Air Guided Tour of WWII England

Special guest on the trip: WWII P-47 Pilot Ed Cottrell

September 11 – September 19, 2024

$4,686 per person, double occupancy (land only/air extra) 

Air: we’re booking Non-Stop Direct flights from Pittsburgh to London, Heathrow on British Airways. Contact us for information.

Travel with the VBC to trace the footsteps of WWII bomber, fighter, and ground crews as they fought the Battle of Britain and the Air War over Europe. Special guest will be WWII P-47 pilot Ed Cottrell, who flew 65 missions with the 48th Fighter Group. We’ll have Gold Passes for the legendary Duxford Air Show, visit the 100th and 95th Bomb Group Museums and airfields, plus tour Bletchley Park, the Churchill War Rooms, Battle Of Britain Uxbridge Bunker, the Royal Airforce Museum, St. Paul’s Cathedral, St. Clement Danes, and other sights.

P-47 Pilot Ed Cottrell

7 nights accommodations

8 Breakfast, 4 Dinners, 1 Afternoon tea

Motorcoach transportation

Airport transfers

Onboard tour manager & historian Glenn Flickinger as guides!

Museum, airshow, and other admissions

Gate 1 Travel is handling reservations for the land portion of the trip.

You can book your land reservation online at our Gate 1 Trip Reservation page. There, you can also view trip highlights, check out the hotels where we’ll be staying, and read tips and suggestions in preparation for travel.

If you’d prefer to book by phone, call Gate1 at 1-267-585-5100 and reference Group #2644043

If you already booked travel and have questions about your reservation, call 267-585-5100 with your reservation number.

Contact Executive Director Todd DePastino with questions: todd@veteransbreakfastclub.org and 412-623-9029