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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

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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