C-47 "Ride-Along"

WWIIADT

"Airborne Experience"

We are now able to offer a new "ride-along" Airborne experience. Individuals will be allowed to go "Airborne" along with jump team members on a C47 flight.  Hear and feel what it's like to ride in a WWII vintage aircraft and watch the troops dressed in WWII uniforms and equipment "Stand Up & hook Up".

To learn more about this opportunity contact us at: operations_@_wwiiadt.org


                                                  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arthur Golomb

 Born:                             11 June 1923

Enlistment date:            13 February 1842                    Atlantic City, New York

Deployments:                Asia Pacific

Units:                             13th Troop Carrier Squadron, 403rd Troop Carrier Group, 54th Troop Carrier Wing, 13th Air Force

Rank:                            1st Lieutenant

Specialisations:             Pilot

Qualifications:              Pilot Wings

Decorations:                  Asia Pacific Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Presidential Unit Citation

Discharge Date:            1946

Other Information:      During his thirteen month in the Pacific region, Arthur clocked up over 1300 flying hours. "It was the great adventure of my life," he recalled at the 13th Troop Carrier Reunion at Frederick Army Airfield in 2011. "We were just kids then, living a dream that started when we built airplanes out of balsa wood and paper.

 After the war, Arthur returned to his native Brooklyn and went to work as a salesman. He and Beatrice, his wife of 62 years, have three children and five grandchildren.