The Liberty Foundation will begin our 2018 Salute to Veterans tour at the end of March. We will be touring the United States with the B-17 "Madras Maiden" formerly known as "Chuckie". It is painted up in the markings of the 381st Bomb Group.

This B-17, built in 1944, has never toured or been available to the public for flight experiences. We look forward to bringing this aircraft to as many cities as possible in 2018.

Take a flight in our Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress named the Madras Maiden!

July 7-8th Elkhart, IN
July 14-15th Waukesha, WI
July 28-29th Toledo, OH
August 4-5th Akron-Canton, OH
August 11-12th Pittsburgh, PA
August 18-19th Erie, PA
more cities coming soon......

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