The Weather Channel’s Tribute to Bill Overstreet

LIFT SEPT 2021


Warbirds News was contacted to assist the Weather Channel in the making of this short tribute clip to Bill Overstreet who recently died ( Click HERE for the Article).He was 92. Considered by many a legend for his incredible maneuver, Overstreet’s most famous flight came while in solo pursuit of a German Messerschmitt Bf 109G flying into Nazi-occupied Paris. He maneuvered his plane beneath the arches of the Eiffel Tower, re-igniting the motivations of the French Resistance troops on the ground.



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