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Tour a B-17 bomber at Hillsboro Airport this week

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The historic World War II-era B-17 bomber "Aluminum Overcast" is offering flights and ground tours at Portland-Hillsboro Airport on Friday, May 18 to Sunday, May 20.

Ground tour rates are $10 per person or $20 per family.

Booking a spot on an actual flight isn't cheap -- it costs $475, or $449 if you book your seat in advance.

Known as "The Flying Fortress," the B-17 bomber is considered one of the greatest military airplanes ever built and one of the best-known aircraft types of the World War II era.

For more information, visit http://b17.org/.

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