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The 1940’s saw the first nickel jukeboxes in taverns, CBS Television began testing color TV and Boeing produced the B-17 Flying Fortress that would help America win World War Two.

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Out of 12,731 B-17’s made by Boeing, only six remain flying in the United States.  Chapter 34 of the Experimental Aircraft Association is bringing the one they call ‘Aluminum Overcast’ to Dallas Love Field for tours and rides.

“We do this for two reasons, the first and primary reason is to get people involved.  But by touring the airplane like we do we raise money to keep it flying” said Tom Peters, Pilot and EAA member.

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Flights and tours are October 30, 31st and November 1st at The Frontiers of Flight Museum at Dallas Love Field.  You can pre-book your flight now at

JD Ryan is Around Town with your ticket into history.


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