Tag Archives: B-17 Flying Fortress

A Flight Back To Another Era

by Bill Blake Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue On April 11, 2018, military veteran and crew chief, Sergeant Bill Kelly of Lakeland, Florida, made his first flight in a bomber since World War II. Now, 75 years … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Airport Fly-In Raises Money For St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital… Midwest Flyer Magazine Challenges Others To Do Likewise!

by Dave Weiman Photos by Phil Peterson Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 MONDOVI, WIS. – Doug Ward and Judie Ohm – owners of Log Cabin Airport (WS69) in Mondovi, Wisconsin – were featured on the cover of the … 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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B-17 Memphis Belle® Undergoes Restoration At National Museum of USAF

DAYTON, OHIO – As the United States approaches the 70th anniversary of its involvement in World War II, one of the most famous aircraft from that war – the B-17 Flying Fortress “Memphis Belle” – recently reached two milestones in … Continue reading

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