Aluminum Overcast Wrapping up Eastern Swing, Heading Back to the Midwest
August 25, 2011 – EAA Chapter 73 welcomes the B-17 Aluminum Overcast to Essex County Airport (CDW) in Caldwell, New Jersey, this weekend, August 26-28. This is your chance to see or even fly on one of history’s most important aircraft. Enthusiasts in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, will have that opportunity August 30-31, as the tour touches down at Capital City Airport (CXY) with EAA Chapter 122 serving as host.
Looking ahead to the Labor Day Weekend (September 2-4), the tour visits the Chicago area – Lewis University Airport (LOT) in Romeoville, with EAA Warbirds Squadron 4. For complete details on tour stops, or to make a flight reservation and fully experience this magnificent warbird, click here
During its recent visit to Leesburg, Virginia, Aluminum Overcast was the subject of this Washington Post feature story, including the video below. CBS News also visited Leesburg and filed this story on World War II vet Jeff Baker, 89, B-17 waist gunner during 28 bombing missions who flew one last mission on Aluminum Overcast.