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"Memphis Belle" WWII B-17 Bomber in the Lowcountry for the weekend

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This weekend, you have a chance to not only see, but to fly through history.

The Memphis Belle, made famous in the movie of the same name, is a WWII B-17 bomber. She is at Charleston Executive Airport on John's Island.

The B-17 was instrumental during the fighting of WWII. This weekend is part of a 40 city tour for the Memphis Belle presented by The Liberty foundation.

You can take a 25 minute ride this weekend for $450. Even if you don't plan on taking a ride, you can bring the family out to see and tour the Memphis Belle for any donation.

Dave Morss is one of the planes volunteer pilots. He says this is not to be missed. "Even if you don't go on a flight, when it flies, it levitates. And it just looks different in the sky than any other airplane you're going to see. When people get a chance to see this airplane it affects them, so we are out here so that people can be affected."

To schedule a flight, call Scott at (918) 340-0243 or email smaher@libertyfoundation.org.

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