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  • Richard Austin, of Granite Bay, who turned 90 on Friday, stands in front of the Boeing B-17 "Memphis Belle" similar to the original B-17 Memphis Belle he said he flew on a test flight during WWII before he went on 35 missions in WWII, Korea and Vietnam on Monday, April 22, 2013 at Mather Field.
    Hector Amezcua | hamezcua@sacbee.com
  • The Boeing B-17 "Memphis Belle" will fly over Sacramento on Saturday, April 27 and 28, 2013 as part of an educational tour.
    Hector Amezcua | hamezcua@sacbee.com
  • Henry Engel, a WWII bomber vet, prepares to get off the Boeing B-17 "Memphis Belle" after a flight at Mather Field on Monday, April 22, 2013. On April 27 and 28 the public is invited to tour the plane and can purchase a ticket to fly in it.
    Hector Amezcua | hamezcua@sacbee.com
  • A ball turret on the Boeing B-17 "Memphis Belle" that will be flying this weekend at Mather Field on Monday, April 22, 2013.
    Hector Amezcua | hamezcua@sacbee.com
  • A view of Folsom Lake in the background from the radio section that is open on the Boeing B-17 "Memphis Belle' as it takes off from Mather Field Airport on Monday, April 22, 2013.
    Hector Amezcua | hamezcua@sacbee.com
  • Richard Austin, of Granite Bay, is reflected on a picture with a B-17 crew as he sits on the radio control section of the Boeing B-17 "Memphis Belle" similar to the original B-17 Memphis Belle he said he flew on a test flight during WWII.
    Hector Amezcua | hamezcua@sacbee.com
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    Richard Austin, of Granite Bay, stands in front of the Boeing B-17 "Memphis Belle" Monday, April 22, 2013 at Mather Field, which is similar to the original B-17 Memphis Belle he said he flew on a test flight during WWII. Austin said he went on 35 missions in WWII, Korea and Vietnam.
    Hector Amezcua | hamezcua@sacbee.com
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