We live not far from the “old” Louisville airport, so the sight and sound of small aircraft are often seen and heard from our house. Occasionally I will hear a louder, deeper noise signaling one of the twin-engine aircraft taking off and I usually will turn to look at them. They come in all sorts of shapes.
CVH and I were out in the garden today, picking vegetables. I heard an airplane approaching that was clearly not a small single engine craft, so I looked up. In a moment, over the trees, came a B-17 Flying Fortress. It slowly banked by our neighborhood and then flew off to the west. I said to my wife, “Now there’s something you don’t see everyday.”
This is not my picture, but it’s just what it looked like: