Learn about unique and historic aviation experiences during the Aviation Adventure Speaker Series, free presentations conducted by passionate aviators with a unique story to tell.
Enjoy a beyond the barrier cockpit climb in various World War II aircraft immediately following the presentation.
B-17, the Final Mission
Thursday, November 20, 2014
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Discover what it was like to be a crew member aboard a B-17 Flying Fortress in combat during World War II.
Through archived photos and never-before-seen photos from private albums, EAA's Chris Henry tells the personal stories of the brave men and women who took to the sky to defend the freedoms we enjoy today. This presentation also focuses on the mission that EAA’s B-17 Aluminum Overcast has embarked on in recent years, touring around the country to and why it’s important to continue to fly this magnificent aircraft.
This free presentation begins at 7 p.m. in the museum's Founders' Wing and includes free admission to the museum and an opportunity to climb into the cockpit of a World War II aircraft immediately following the presentation.