Minden Press-Herald

Wednesday
Apr 16th

Vintage Flyer

DSC_0236

DSC_0090

B-17 on display at Shreveport Downtown Airport

In efforts to bring a living link of aviation's World War II history to the public and salute America's veterans the B-17 Flying Fortress "Aluminum Overcast" is on tour and recently landed at the Shreveport Downtown Airport.

B-17G-VE, serial number 44-85740 – nicknamed, Aluminum Overcast – was delivered to the U.S. Army Air Corps on May 18, 1945. Although delivered too late to see action in World War II, the airplane has an interesting history.

Subscribe to Read!
 

Advertisment

Advertisement

Advertisement

Facebook

Advertisment

Who's Online

We have 1068 guests and 4 members online