B-17 ‘Aluminum Overcast’ Heading to Arlington

Get a glimpse into a flight on Aluminum Overcast:

Visit the Arlington Municipal Airport, 5000 S Collins Street, Tuesday, April 29 for an unforgettable experience aboard one of the few remaining airworthy B-17s in the world.

Watch history come alive by climbing aboard the 65,000-lb. B-17 bomber and step back in time to the World War II era. Stand in the footsteps of the bombardier, the navigator, and the waist gunner and relive history by experiencing this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fly in one of World War II’s most vital and magnificent aircrafts.

The B-17 bomber is considered one of the greatest military airplanes ever built and one the best-known aircraft types of the World War II era. EAA’sAluminum Overcast flies the country today as a touring museum of the World War II era, reminding us of just one trying time in our nation’s history to maintain our freedom.

Book your flight today and get ready for an experience of a lifetime!


Arlington, Texas
Tuesday, April 29
Arlington Municipal Airport
(Enter through Harrison Aviation)

Ground Tours
2:00-5:00 p.m.
(weather permitting)
$10 Individual Rate
$20 Family Rate (adults & children up to age 17; immediate family)
Free Children under 8 (with paying adult)
Free Veterans / Active Military

Mission Flights
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
(weather permitting)

$409 EAA Members
$449 Non-Members

$435 EAA Members
$475 Non-Members

Revenues from the B-17 tour help cover maintenance and operations costs for the aircraft.