Gulf Coast Wing Spring, TX
10 Max Conrad Dr
Spring, TX 77379
Our membership is comprised of hard-working volunteers whose love of aviation history, preservation, and the meticulous restoration of the aircraft in their charge, keeps these vintage warbirds flying.
The Gulf Coast Wing receives no state or federal funds, and depends on public contributions for the maintenance, support, and flying operation expenses of Texas Raiders, an authentically restored B-17G and one of only nine (9) B-17 Flying Fortresses left flying at any given time.
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Texas Raiders B-17GTexas Raiders is one of the most recognized and famous Flying Fortresses currently on the airshow circuit. It has been recognized by AIR CLASSICS magazine as the best restored B-17G bomber currently flying in the world. The aircraft has been restored to wartime configuration by an entirely volunteer group of dedicated supporters. The aircraft has one of the most unusual histories of any existing Flying Fortresses flying today and is one of the most active and visible.
Condensed from: Texas Raiders The History of a famous Flying Fortress Operated by the Commemorative Air Force Copyright © by Col. Everett K. Gibson, Jr. PhD