B-17 Fly-in at Centennial Airport

. May 20, 2013

WOTR-162-B-17-web-buttonCelebrate the Colorado Air National Guard’s 90th anniversary and the history of the Greatest Generation when Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) B-17 “Flying Fortress” Aluminum Overcast comes to Centennial Airport June 5-9.

Step back in time and experience World War II history by catching a Mission Flight or a Ground Tour on the Aluminum Overcast, a historic heavy bomber during our B-17 Fly-in.

Mission Flight
Watch history come alive by standing in the footsteps of a bombardier, navigator or waist gunner when you experience this once-in-a-lifetime flight on one of World War II’s most vital and magnificent aircrafts.

Ground Tour
Explore the nooks and crannies of this heavy bomber as you tour the Aluminum Overcast after it has finished its daily Mission Flights.

Bring your family and participate in free activities like:
• Seeing Warbird Aircraft and WWII Vehicle Displays
• Experiencing pedal planes and flight simulators
• Visiting the Veterans Corner

Join as we celebrate the Colorado Air National Guard’s 90 years of service.
• Visit with members of the Air National Guard
• View active military aircraft

Mission Flights and Ground Tours are daily activities. Flights are scheduled each morning and early afternoon, with Ground Tours following the last flight.

Times: Mission Flights: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Ground Tours: 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Admission:
Fly-in Activities: Free

Mission Flights:
EAA Members:
Advance Tickets: $409
Walk-up Tickets: $435
Non-EAA Members:
Advance Tickets: $449
Walk-up Tickets: $475
Ground Tours:
Adults: $10
Families: $20
Active Military, Veterans and Children 8 and under are FREE

Check out the flight plan and details for our B-17 Fly-in at WingsMuseum.org. Advance tickets for Mission Flights available at B17.org. Tickets for Ground Tours are available onsite.

Flight times and details are subject to change due to weather and other factors.

Signature Flight Support is located at 8123 S. Interport Blvd. on the south side of the airport, just off of S. Peoria Street.

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