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EAA B-17 Grounded For Maintenance

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue EAA’s B-17 “Aluminum Overcast” arrived at Punta Gorda, Florida (KPGD) on its schedule of flying and selling rides. When the aircraft arrived, crew filled up the tanks (1700-gallon capacity) and parked … Continue reading

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EAA’s B-17 ‘Aluminum Overcast’ Begins 2021 National Tour in March

Stops in Florida and Georgia kick off spring/summer tour EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (March 10, 2021) — The Experimental Aircraft Association’s B-17 bomber Aluminum Overcast will return to a full national tour in 2021 after being sidelined for … Continue reading

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Heavy Bomber Weekend Lands In Madison

by Greg Reigel The week of  July 26, 2013, the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Aluminum Overcast flew into Madison, Wisconsin (KMSN) to give the general public the opportunity to see – and for some, experience – an aircraft that contributed … Continue reading

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EAA’s B-17 Shows Striking Contrast In Radio Technology

Story by Jim Karpowitz Photos by Geoff Sobering There are few things that the boss could say to me during a workday that would brighten it more than, “I was supposed to fly in the B-17 tomorrow, but I can’t … Continue reading

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