Category Archives: B-17G “Sentimental Journey”

B-17G “Sentimental Journey” — part 2

I was privileged to fly aboard the “big bird” on a VIP/media flight during the June 17 to 21 visit to Springfield, Illinois. This would be my third flight in this B-17, so I was happy to¬† sit in the rear-most seat in the airplane for the flight while others — particularly the TV news …

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B-17G “Sentimental Journey” — part 1

The Arizona Wing Commemorative Air Force (CAF) visited Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport, Springfield, Illinois June 17 – 21, 2013. The pictures speak for themselves. Click on any for a larger image. I will post a Part 2 from “Sentimental’s” visit that include interior pics during my flight with her and her departure and unforgettable low …

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