Lyon mentions this is a special moment for veterans to see the machine in person.
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They open up with these stories that have never been told before. Sometimes it gets very emotional, happy side and also on the very sad side too," Lyon said.
Visitors are able to crawl down to the gunner positions, the bomber chair, and even feel the wind blowing their hair at miles per hour with the open skylight in the back. Click here to see times and ticket prices for rides. Families are also welcome to see the plane for free on the ground.
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45. America in the First World War
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They also take turns descending into the gunner spot below the cockpit. This plane is the last version of the Bs. About 8, of this model were made. This one never saw combat, taking its first flight after the war and being used as a fire bomber. Back on the ground we get a closer look at the plane's distinctive ball turret gunner's position.
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Reporter Cat: So how am I getting in this thing? Rex Gray: Your feet go this way, your back goes here.
I was informed after I squeezed in that airmen would have dropped in from a hatch in the plane, not crawled in from the ground. It's a bit of a tight squeeze in here but it really gives you an appreciation for what the gunners during WWII might have done as they rotated around, defending the plane from enemy fire.
The hands-on experience is why Experimental Aircraft Association's Charlie North and his wife Carolyn worked for four years to bring the plane here. His father flew planes during the war gathering weather data. A small part indeed, because as Gray points out, these are friendly skies. We didn't experience fighters.