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B17 BOMBER – World War II veteran Col. Bud Anderson stands next to the “Aluminum Overcast” B-17 bomber, similar to the ones he protected as a P-51 Mustang pilot, at McClellan Air Force Base in Sacramento. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

THE ALUMINUM OVERCAST touched down at McClellan Air Force Base last week and took VIllage Life reporter Mike Roberts for a wild ride. VIllage Life photo by Shelly Thorene
B17 BOMBER - World War II veteran Col. Bud Anderson stands next to the "Aluminum Overcast" B-17 bomber, similar to the ones he protected as a P-51 Mustang pilot, at McClellan Air Force Base in Sacramento. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene
VIEW THROUGH TIME — Sacramento as viewed from the cockpit window of the "Aluminum Overcast" as it flies over Sacramento from McClellan Air Force Base. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene
B17 BOMBER — Pilot, Dan Bowlin, of Memphis, Tenn., left, and co-pilot, Sam Bass, of Tiger, Ga., fly the "Aluminum Overcast" B-17 bomber from McClellan Air Force Base in Sacramento for a 20 minute flight last week. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

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