World War II planes take to the skies in Westchester

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Some of the planes that won World War II took to the skies over the Hudson Valley this weekend.

The B-29, the premiere bomber of the war, along with two other 40s-era aircrafts, took flight at the Westchester County Airport in White Plains.

The B-29 is the same model as the aircraft that dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to end the war.

The planes were in Westchester thanks to the Commemorative Air Force which tours the country and educates people on World War II aircrafts. "We're very, very fortunate in many of our stops to actually have World War II veterans that did fly on these aircraft. A lot of them don't get around too good anymore but a few of them do and they get right up in the seat they were in like it's 1943 or 44 or 45," says Glenn Mount of the Commemorative Air Force.

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