Over Memorial Day Weekend (May 27th-30th), Chapter 512, Placerville, is hosting the EAA’s B-17, Aluminum Overcast, at Mather Airport. This event will provide Flight Experiences and Ground Tours. The B-17 will be coming from Van Nuys and going to Portland; this is its only stop on Northern California this year.
National EAA will be setting up two trailers, one for flight briefings and the other for merchandise sales. Chapter 512 will be setting up a separate booth to promote their Chapter and to promote Eagle and Young Eagle flights. They are expecting major crowds.