Fly the Fortress & Friends at Rome, GA

May
28
May
31
Rome, GA

Friday, May 28, 2021 at 9 AM CDT – 4 PM CDT-Tour or ride the iconic B-17 Flying Fortress, JRB Expeditor, or SNJ Texan hen Texas Raiders and her friends visit Rome, GA, May 28-31. The public is invited to enjoy onboard tours with the aircraft crews, or to take the ultimate Living History Flight Experience and see Rome from the sky! A limited number of flights are available on the warbirds. Flights on the B-17 start at $475; flights on the T6 are $380 and seats on the Navy transport are only $100.Those who wish to fly can call 855-FLY-A-B17 (1-855-359-2217) or reserve online at B17TexasRaiders.org or see more on Facebook.com/B17TexasRaiders Ground tours will be conducted from 10 AM to 5 PM on Friday, Sunday, and Monday, excluding flying times. Admission to the event Friday, Sunday, and Monday is $10/adult, $5 for children under 12 years old, or $20 for a family of up to 5 people.

NOTE: Saturday, May 29 is a special event with not only the warbirds on display but includes hands-on viewing of museum aircraft along with a Fly-In featuring music, food, a car show, and more. See the museum/event website for details on times and cost. NOTE that VIP tickets will be needed if you want to tour the B-17 Saturday without additional charges. Don’t miss this must-do summer event! Put your hands on history and see historic American military aviation up close.

**In an effort to provide the safest possible environment for crews and attendees, extra sanitization procedures will be in place, as well as social distancing. Face coverings are required for aircraft access. If you plan to take a tour, please bring your own mask/covering.

Russell Regional Airport
304 Russell Field Rd NE
Rome, GA, 30165

More Info: https://b17texasraiders.org/index.php/fly

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