“Fifi” vists the Camarillo Airport

The word’s last flying B-29 Superfortress “Fifi” flew into the Camarillo Airport on Monday, March 18. The bomber was on display for three days in Camarillo before heading to Burbank during its tour of California and the Southwest. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

FLYING HISTORY - Fifi, the world's last flying B-29 Superfortress, lands Monday at the Camarillo Airport. MC 335

FLYING HISTORY – Fifi, the world’s last flying B-29 Superfortress, lands Monday at the Camarillo Airport. MC 335

AUTOGRAPH - 89 year-old Clint Rogers of Ventura signs Konley Kelley's book about the B-29 Superfortress at the Camarillo Airport on Tues., March 19. Rogers was a tail gunner for 39 missions in a B-29 during WWII.

AUTOGRAPH – 89 year-old Clint Rogers of Ventura signs Konley Kelley’s book about the B-29 Superfortress at the Camarillo Airport on Tues., March 19. Rogers was a tail gunner for 39 missions in a B-29 during WWII.

MEETTING AGAIN - World War II veteran Clint Rogers, 89, talks with reporters about his time spent as a tail gunner in a B-29 while sitting under the tail gun of Fifi, the world's last flying B-29 Superfortress, at the Camarillo Airport on Tues., March 19. Rogers flew 39 missions during the war in the B-29 "Lucky Leven."

MEETTING AGAIN – World War II veteran Clint Rogers, 89, talks with reporters about his time spent as a tail gunner in a B-29 while sitting under the tail gun of Fifi, the world’s last flying B-29 Superfortress, at the Camarillo Airport on Tues., March 19. Rogers flew 39 missions during the war in the B-29 “Lucky Leven.”

LOCAL VISIT - Fifi, the world's last flying B-29 Superfortress sits in front of Commemorative Air Force hangers at the Camarillo Airport on Tues., March 19.

LOCAL VISIT – Fifi, the world’s last flying B-29 Superfortress sits in front of Commemorative Air Force hangers at the Camarillo Airport on Tues., March 19.

PICTURE PERFECT - People wait in line to tour Fifi, the world's last flying B-29 Superfortress while on display at the Camarillo Airport on Tues., March 19. MC 334

PICTURE PERFECT – People wait in line to tour Fifi, the world’s last flying B-29 Superfortress while on display at the Camarillo Airport on Tues., March 19. MC 334

FLYING HISTORY - Wendy and John Calderon of Simi Valley look at Fifi, the world's last flying B-29 Superfortress, at the Camarillo Airport on Tues., March 19. MC 330

FLYING HISTORY – Wendy and John Calderon of Simi Valley look at Fifi, the world’s last flying B-29 Superfortress, at the Camarillo Airport on Tues., March 19. MC 330

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