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Squawks & HeadlinesAfter a ride on the B-17 Bomber, we're never flying coach again

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After a ride on the B-17 Bomber, we're never flying coach again

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Last week our Roadtrippers team had an opportunity we won’t soon forget. The kind folks at the Experimental Aircraft Association invited us to fly on the B-17 Bomber mentioned in this post a few months ago. (roadtrippers.kinja.com) More...

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WALLACE24
WALLACE24 2
These crews in the day had a life expectancy not far removed from a jap kamikaze. God bless 'em!
CaptainFreedom
CaptainFreedom 2
Just crawling throught the fuselage (believe me, that is the only way to do it) from the flight deck to the tailgunner position gives you a perspective of the horror that bomber crews endured. There is no room in that plane for anything extraneous. I have no idea how a belly or tailgunner endured that for 9 hours.