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Video: Climb aboard the WWII B-17 bomber at Sudbury Airport

Historic warbird open to public for viewing and flights Aug. 15-21
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Check out one the most iconic bombers of WWII at the Sudbury Airport this week.

The B-17 Flying Fortress landed in Sudbury Aug. 15 as part of its North American Flying Legends of Victory Tour.

The warbird bomber is one of only ten airworthy in the world. The classic bomber was restored to authentic condition by Commemorative Air Force volunteers as part of its flying museum tour programs.

The B-17 Flying Fortress will be on public exhibition at the Greater Sudbury Airport from Aug. 15-21. 

Static viewing will be available to the public during the following dates and times:

Aug. 15 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. 
Aug. 16-21 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Follow the "Community Event" signs once you arrive at the airport.

The aircraft may be up for short flights during the display times in order to provide visitors an opportunity to see the aircraft in action.

There will be a $10 Gate Fee for adults, a $5 fee for children 5 to 17. No cost for children under the age of 5, with adult admission.

Veterans and active military in uniform can access the displays free of charge. Family rate of $20 where advantageous.

For more information on the tours and flights please contact b17rc@azcaf.org or call 778-668-0417.

Flights are available for $425 US and $850 US (Nose).

Follow the Flying Legends of Victory Tour at www.facebook.ca/flyinglegendsofvictory.




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