One weekend each year, South Bay residents have a chance to see vintage World War II airplanes up close.
A lucky few can even go up for a flight in the old bombers!
It's the annual "Wings of Freedom" tour sponsored by the Collings Foundation. This weekend, the tour has stopped by Zamperini Field, the general-aviation airport in Torrance, as it does each year.
If you're outdoors and hear the unfamiliar buzz of a twin-engine B-25 "Mitchell" bomber overhead, don't worry: You're not stuck in a time warp. It's just a rare chance to see one of these workhorse warplanes in action.
Dropping in on the "Wings of Freedom" exhibit is easy – there are 4 planes on display this weekend, and you can simply walk by, and through, the planes at your own…