B-17 Alliance Foundation: Honoring the American Spirit
The B-17 Alliance Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the American Spirit of WWII, all our veterans and the restoration of the “Lacey Lady”, a B-17G Flying Fortress that served as a service station canopy in Milwaukie, Oregon for over 67 years. The B17 Alliance is attempting to fully restore the “Lacey Lady”. The goal is to restore her to flying condition, however, uwith the current leadership, the "Lacey Lady" will be fortunate to restore her to a condition for proper display.
6th Annual Fly-In Fundraiser &
Aug. 10-11, 2019 9am-6pm
Salem, Oregon Airport
All are invited to attend the B-17 Alliance Foundations Fly-In Fundraiser August 10 & 11, 2019 9am-4pm at historic McNary Field in Salem, Oregon. Join the B-17 Alliance for WWII Aircraft, Vintage Aircraft, Military & Aviation Swap Meet, WWII Living History Encampment, Military Vehicles, Aviation Themed Rat Rods from the famous Gary Fisher located in Hood River, Oregon & plenty of eats and drinks! Friday, August 3, 2018 also hosts a Fabulous 40’s Hangar Dance & Party.
Erickson Aircraft Collection Headlines 6th Annual Fly-In Fundraiser & Swap Meet!
Erickson Aircraft Collection’s WWII P-40e Kittyhawk & SBD Dauntless to headline the 6th Annual
B-17 Alliance Foundation Fly-In Fundraiser August 3-4, 2018. (formerly known as “Warbirds Over the West”)
The B-17 Alliance Foundation is very excited to announce that the Madras, Oregon based Erickson Aircraft Collections’ WWII P-40e Kittyhawk and SBD Dauntless will headline the 6th Annual B-17 Alliance Foundation Fly-In Fundraiser. The Erickson Aircraft Collection (formerly located at the historic Tillamook Air Museum in Tillamook, Oregon) based in Madras, Oregon displays a vintage WWII aircraft collection started by Jack Erickson in 1983. The collection features over twenty plus warbirds, most of which are still in flying condition. **Flying schedules will be published prior to the Annual Fly-In.**
Vintage Air Rally Race Team Kyle Bushman & Bryan Harper's 1943 N3N "OLD GLORY" & 1943 T-6 Texan to attend 6th Annual Fly-In Fundraiser.
Featured on display at the 6th Annual Fly-In will Ragwood Refactory owner Kyle Bushman’s 1943 Navy N3N “Old Glory” & Bryan Harper’s 1943 T-6 Texan Aircraft (Harper Family Farms). Selected in 2017 from over 800 rally applicants Kyle & Bryan are among the rare pilots of the 15 competing rally teams in the Vintage Air Rally Race Ushuaia2USA scheduled for November 2018 spanning South America. 15 Teams, 44 days, 9200 miles – the Rally is on! The Fly-In will be the last public viewing of “Old Glory” prior to departing to South America in mid-August 2018.