Boeing B-17 Ground School

Sunday, May 20, 2012 -
8:30am to 5:00pm
Museum of Flight

Museum B-17 experts and pilots will conduct an original, 2-day course in the history, design, construction, operation and performance of the Boeing B-17 bomber. Weekend sessions include detailed briefings about the aircraft, combat mission flight planning and the way the bomber was used in World War II. The course features personal tours inside of the Museum’s Flying Fortress led by veteran B-17 crew members and the Museum’s restoration team, and the course includes a flight in the Experimental Aircraft Association’s B-17, Aluminum Overcast. Registration is limited to 20, fee is $1000. The sessions will take place in a classroom setting and in the Museum’s B-17F, "Boeing Bee."