B-17 Flying Fortress lands at Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport

One of the last flying WWII B-17 bombers, "Sentimental Journey," has landed in the Miami Valley, June 9, 2014. (WDTN Photo/Kris Sproles)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – One of the last flying WWII B-17 bombers, “Sentimental Journey,” has landed in the Miami Valley.

The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress was the primary bomber used by the American Air Force against Nazi Germany.

Of the 12,731 B-17s originally built, less than ten remain in flying condition and only a very few fly regularly.

The bomber is parked at the Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport through June 15.

A flight inside the historic plane starts at $425.00 per person. For flight reservations, call 602-448-9415 or email mailto:b17rc@azcaf.org.

Cockpit tours are only $5.

Ground viewing and photo opportunities are free to the visiting public from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. each day.

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