EAA’s B-17 Aluminum Overcast is more than just an airplane. It is a living tribute to the brave individuals who served, sacrificed, and, in many cases gave up their lives defending freedom during World War II. It is a connection to the past, the Greatest Generation who built and served historically on these magnificent warbirds.
Our Experience History tour takes Aluminum Overcast to communities around the United States, providing people of all backgrounds with the chance to remember and honor the men and women of WWII who either served on or worked to maintain and build this amazing aircraft.
Aluminum Overcast is just one of 12 airworthy B-17s remaining today.
EAA’s 1929 Ford Tri-Motor brings to mind an era of excitement, energy, and a belief that we, as a nation could achieve anything. That golden age of aviation is part of the spirit that promotes innovation and inspires our youth to reach their fullest potential.
EAA’s “Tin Goose” is just one of few airworthy Tri-Motors remaining today.
Help EAA keep both these iconic aircraft flying as a tribute to those who gave to the cause of freedom, a connection to the past, and, a tribute to aviation’s pioneers.