The Madras Maiden a restored WWII B-17 “flying fortress” bomber will take to the skies over Columbia this Monday, September 18.

The Liberty Foundation’s 2017 Salute to Veterans tour will be arriving in Columbia at the Jim Hamilton- LB Owens Airport, Eagle Aviation FBO, 1400 Jim Hamilton Boulevard. Public flights and tours will be held September 24. On display will be the Boeing B-17 “Madras Maiden” celebrating seventy two years since the end of WWII.