B-17 Bomber to visit county

A piece of World War II history will pay a visit to Sweetwater County June 10-16, over Father’s Day Weekend. The Commemorative Air Force Airbase Arizona is flying its B-17 bomber, Sentimental Journey, to the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport as part of its summer tour.

Visitors will be able to tour the aircraft, breathe in the history and talk with volunteers from the nonprofit organization about the plane.

The CAF will also offer rides. No matter where one sits, the views are great. As one feels the combined 4,800 hp kick in on takeoff, they will get a taste of what the veterans did flying a...


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