B-17 “Aluminum Overcast”
Photo credit: EAA
– Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) returns to Puget Sound with B-17G
That aircraft you may have seen flying over the Yelm area today about 11am heralded the return to Puget Sound of the authentic World War II B-17 bomber, EAA’s beautifully restored B-17G Flying Fortress Aluminum Overcast.
– Offering rides to the public at Boeing Field this weekend
“Join us for an unforgettable experience aboard one of the few remaining airworthy B-17s in the world.” You won’t want to miss Flying Fortress Aluminum Overcast, the 65,000-lb. B-17 bomber and step back in time to the World War II era.
June 10-12, 2016 Seattle, WA – Boeing Field (BFI)
Field Location: Museum of Flight, 9404 E Marginal Way S, Seattle, WA 98108
Read more and register for a ride
– Update: June 17, 2016
“B-17 Buzzes Over Yelm’s Western Airpark”
Submitted by Barrie Wilcox to the Nisqually Valley News.