It's far better than riding an average roller coaster, according to Hunter Chaney, marketing director for the Collings Foundation.
Taking a ride in one of the three iconic World War II planes making their way to the Air Capital is experiencing history, he said.
A B-17 Flying Fortress, the only fully restored and operating B-24J Liberator, and a P-51 Mustang will come to Wichita as part of the national Wings of Freedom tour.
The event will take place today through Wednesday at Colonel James Jabara Airport.
"It really engages people in a way that you can't get in a classroom setting," Chaney said. "You're interacting with history."
This event is aimed at honoring WWII veterans. All WWII veterans will receive tours at no cost. Local veterans will also be sharing their experiences from the war.
"It's important to remember these veterans and one of the most awful wars," Chaney said.
The Collings Foundation has toured with these planes for 22 years. The group was founded in 1979 to organize and support living history events to help Americans learn more about their heritage.
The planes visit about 100 cities in a year, with more than 4 million people attending.
"If people get excited about something, they want to know more," Chaney said. "If you have the chance to feel it, feel the engine vibrate, smell the oil, crawl around in it, it will leave a lasting impression."