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Going to AirVenture 2011?

Chapter 237 says stop by and fly the Fortress!


EAA Chapter 237 will be hosting the B-17G Aluminum Overcast tour stop July 22 to 24 at Anoka County – Blaine Airport (KANE), Minnesota. Stop for a few hours or a day or two and receive avgas discounts, free food, deeply discounted room rates at a new Hilton, rental cars, etc, for those bringing warbirds.

Mission: July 22 to 24

Target: Anoka County – Blaine Airport (KANE)

Location: Key Air– Blaine, Minnesota
 Airport North Entrance on Radisson Road NE (County Road 52)

Special Instructions:   

B-17 Flights 1015 to 1315*
Ground Tours 1400 to 1700*
Pancake Breakfast each day
Barbecue Lunch Saturday

For B-17 reservations and inquiries, call 800-359-6217.

Flying your warbird in for the event or need a hotel room? Click here for the registration forms.

FYI – On media day, July 21, Tom Brokaw of NBC News will be doing a piece with a B-17 vet, Mr. Wohler, and performers will reenact his last flight in the B-17 before he had to bail out. The B-17 won’t be flying during this reenactment. 

Hope to see you there!

Kirk E. Fjetland, U.S. Navy (Retired)    
Tour Stop Chairman (KANE)
EAA 867374, Chapter 237
AOPA 03396989

Visit www.B17.org or send an email to b17@eaa.org for more mission details. The Warbirds event is sponsored by EAA Chapter 237 (www.EAAchapter237.org).


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