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B17 Flying Fortress. The final delivery of B17s was made in April 1945 bringing the total to 12,731. A third of these were lost in combat.  There are only about 100 left, and only 12 of these are airworthy worldwide.  rjp

The final delivery of was made in April 1945 bringing the total to A third of these were lost in combat. There are only about 100 left, and only 12 of these are airworthy worldwide.

Flying  Fortress. B17. The original specification issued for this bomber was for a two engined plane specifically for anti submarine and shipping details. However Boeing presented a far superior four engined design which was called the 399 which first flew 0n 28th July 1935. On the strength of this 13 were ordered and called the YB17 which first took to the air in April 1937.  rjp

Flying Fortress. B17. The original specification issued for this bomber was for a two engined plane specifically for anti submarine and shipping details. However Boeing presented a far superior four engined design which was called the 399 which first flew 0n 28th July 1935. On the strength of this 13 were ordered and called the YB17 which first took to the air in April 1937. rjp

B-17Es 92nd BG most likely Bovingdon, England 1942

Boeing Flying Fortress of the BG most likely Bovingdon England 1942

Boeing B-17F-10-BO Flying Fortress 41-24485, Memphis Belle, under restoration at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio. (U.S. Air Force)

The famous Memphis Belle, a World War Two bomber, is undergoing a major restoration project at the National Museum of the United States Air Force

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