Touring the United States since 1994, tens of thousands have experienced the allure of EAA's fully restored B-17 Flying Fortress Aluminum Overcast. History comes alive at each stop, prompting aviation and history enthusiasts alike to take a step back in time to the World War II era.
Stand in the footsteps of the bombardier, the navigator, and the waist gunner and relive history by experiencing this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fly in one of WWII's most vital and magnificent aircrafts.
Get a glimpse into a flight on Aluminum Overcast:
Aluminum Overcast is more than just an airplane.
It is a traveling museum and a connection to the past, the "greatest generation" who built and served heroically on these magnificent warbirds.
World War II veterans share their B-17 memories:
April 18-20 Olive Branch, MS
April 25-27 San Marcos, TX
April 29 Arlington, TX
May 2-4 St. Louis, MO
May 16-18 Champaign, IL
May 23-25 Columbus, OH
May 30-June 1 Indianapolis, IN
2-5 p.m., weather permitting
(adults & children up to age 17; immediate family)
Children under 8
(with paying adult)
Veterans / Active Military
10 a.m.-2 p.m., weather permitting
Revenues from the B-17 tour help cover maintenance and operations costs for the aircraft and aid our ambition to "keep 'em flying" for many years to come.
Virtual B-17 Experience
See what it's like to fly on the bomber that helped turn the tide in World War II, learn about the crew that keeps the historic warbird flying, and hear stories from veterans who flew served and sacrificed on the aircraft during wartime. Click here for a virtual B-17 tour!