WWII-Era ‘Madras Maiden’ Takes Flight

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Paul and Simone are talking with the The "Madras Maiden" mechanic -- the most important man when it comes to aircrafts -- about some upcoming flights.

The "Madras Maiden" a restored WWII B-17 "flying fortress" bomber will take to the skies over Sacramento on Monday, March 13th. Media flight March 13th at 1 p.m., Public flights and Ground tours available on Saturday and Sunday March 18-19.

Seventy-two years ago these aircraft flew from bases far from home in an attempt to bring freedom to oppressed people.