Tour the vintage Memphis Belle

Sentinel photo/Robert Laverty

Memphis Belle, a World War II-era “Flying Fortress” B-17, makes an appearance at Gillespie Field in El Cajon this week.

One of only eight B-17s that still fly in the United States, she offers a rare opportunity for a free tour Saturday and Sunday.

Paid flights are also available and let passengers “experience history with all five senses,” as Liberty

Sentinel photo/Robert Laverty

Foundation pilot Bob Hill puts it. “Yes,” he says, “they have a taste, too.”

For more information, call 918-340-0243 or visit

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