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B-17 Aluminum Overcast airplane visiting Carson City Airport Sept. 22

Nevada Appeal staff report
The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Aluminum Overcast, one of only a few remaining World War II B-17 Flying Fortresses in flying condition, is parked on the tarmac at Torrance, Calif., Municipal Airport in 2009.
Photo by Jens Peermann

Rides and tours of the EAA B-17 Aluminum Overcast will be offered Sept. 22 when the aircraft will visit the Carson City Airport.

Flights are scheduled at 10 and 11 a.m. and noon and 1 p.m. Flights scheduled in advance cost $409 for EAA members and $449 for nonmembers. Flights scheduled at the event cost $435 for EAA members and $475 for nonmembers.

Weather permitting, tours will be offered following the last flight of the day from 2 to 5 p.m. Tours cost $10 per person and $20 for families. Veterans and active military personnel and children 8 and under are admitted free.

To book a flight, call 1-800-359-6217.