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Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress: Aluminum Overcast

The B-17 Flying Fortress “Aluminum Overcast” landing at EAA Airventure.

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This warplane no longer drops bombs but serves the public by offering ground tours and flights.

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Aluminum Overcast grants ground torus of the aircraft for about fifteen bucks, while children under eight, active military personnel and veterans can take a ground tour for free.

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During the EAA Airventure Air Show this plane spent more time in the air than on the ground.

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It would land to disembark a tour group…

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and in a matter of minutes it taxied out to the runaway to take off again.

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Currently touring in Texas and Louisiana a ride on Aluminum Overcast costs about $400.00.

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