B-17G Yankee Lady to The Liberty Aviation Museum

The Yankee Air Museum's magnificent Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress gliding through he skies as captured by the talented and much-missed Eric Dumigan some years ago. (image via Yankee Air Museum)
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BELLEVILLE, MICH. (August 2, 2022) –Experience a multi-sensory and immersive adventure by taking a ride on a WWII B-17 Bomber August 12th at the Liberty Aviation Museum in Port Clinton, OH. You can reserve a seat by ordering online at https://yankeeairmuseum.org/fly/#b17 or take a chance and walk up to the staging area at the Liberty Aviation Museum, 3515 East State Road, Port Clinton, OH.

Yankee Air Museum’s B-17G “Yankee Lady” during a pass at Thunder Over Michigan 2014. (Photo by Mike Lambert)

The flight is a 25-minute experience and costs $525.00 per person. Once airborne, passengers are able to move to other positions in the aircraft including the nose, flight deck, bomb bay, radio room, and waist gunnery section. Celebrate flight with this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

The B-17 Flying Fortress was a heavy four-engine bomber in the US Army Air Force during WWII and was noted for its dangerous daylight missions over Germany. The durable aircraft was noted for its ability to remain flying even after numerous damaging attacks. Yankee Lady is owned and operated by the Yankee Air Museum.

About Liberty Aviation Museum: Established in 1991, the Liberty Aviation Museum is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization. The Liberty Aviation Museum’s mission is to provide an adequate organization for historians, aircraft and vehicle preservationists, and collectors interested in encouraging internationally the acquisition, restoration, operation, preservation, public education, and display of historic aircraft, vehicles and related items. Visit www.libertyaviationmuseum.org for more information.

About Yankee Air Museum:  Established in 1981 the Yankee Air Museum is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization.  The Yankee Air Museum dedicates itself to educating individuals through the history of American aeronautics, the aerospace industry, and its associated technologies while inspiring generations through personal experiences to instill pride in our national accomplishments. Yankee Air Museum, is located at 47884 D Street, Belleville, Michigan on the grounds of historic Willow Run Airport. Visit  www.yankeeairmuseum.org to discover more or call 734-483-4030.

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