Yankee Air Museum's WWII The Yankee Lady B-17 Flying Fortress will be visiting the Liberty Aviation Museum in Port Clinton, Ohio, for flight experiences this year at the Erie-Ottawa International Airport Authority!!!
**Expected arrival time in the early/mid-morning (Times will be updated closer to the event) (weather pending) in Port Clinton.**
**Flight experiences at the Liberty Aviation Museum during 2018 will be offered in several time slots: 11am, 1pm, & 2pm on the following dates:
*Saturday, July 7th, 2018
*Saturday, August 4th, 2018
*Sunday, August 5th, 2018
***PLEASE CALL prior to traveling long distances out on the day of the event to ensure that the aircraft is coming to the museum.**
**Rides on the B-17 are $450.00 per person. 30min in the air, 15min of briefing and familiarization of aircraft. **
** Reservations can be made online here: www.yankeeairmuseum.org, click on the "Book a flight experience tab".
Aircraft Ride Purchase by Phone or Email:
To schedule a ride on either the B-17, B-25, C-47, and/or Waco Biplane, contact:
Megan Dziekan at 734-483-4030 Ext. 221 to place your order reservation over the phone.
**Flight experiences on the B-17G are $450 and can be purchased as gifts for others. **
***Ground walk-through tours may be available through the aircraft for a fee if time permits.
(Does not include Liberty Aviation Museum admission) **
You are always welcome to call to verify availability of ground tours and if the plane will be at the museum. In inclement weather, the plane will not fly or travel out to the museum so please call before traveling long distances.
The B-17 "Yankee Lady" is owned and operated by the Yankee Air Museum, based at historic Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti, Michigan. These rides provide a person with a multi-sensory, immersive experience in the type of World War II aircraft commonly called a Flying Fortress. Once the plane reaches level flight, people can move around and at a comfortable 1000 foot altitude traveling at 150 mph, the view and photo opportunities are outstanding. Yankee Air Museum is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization. For more information about Yankee Air Museum: call 734-483-4030 or visit the www.yankeeairmuseum.org website.
For a 90-second video glimpse into a FLEX Ride aboard our aircraft visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rkfBZgPnQI
Any questions, please read the FAQ's on Yankee's page located here http://www.yankeeairmuseum.org/documents/YAM_FAQ.pdf