FLYING MUSEUM: Historic aircraft to open to public

Published 12:45 am Wednesday, September 5, 2018

The Madras Maiden, a restored B-17 bomber, takes flight over Montgomery Monday. The plane is in town for an airshow this weekend.

“It’s going to be our first real Red Tail airshow over Montgomery,” said Director of Flight Operations Ray Fowler.

The B-17 will be available for flights Sunday at the Alabama Air National Guard.

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The plane will be on public display on Saturday and after the flights on Sunday.

Media members were allowed to fly ahead of the public access to the plane.