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Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress

@ Moffett Federal Airfield, Moffett Field, CA

May 2016

Moffett Field is a regular stopover for the Collings Foundation’s annual “Wings of Freedom” tour with their B-17, B-24, B-25 and TP-51 warbirds.  83 more words

Sunset silhouette of flying fortress, Langley Field, Va

Title: Sunset silhouette of flying fortress, Langley Field, Va.

Date: July 1942

Photographer: Alfred T. Palmer

Source: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1992001142/PP/

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Cheviots: Flying Fortress Wreckage Pt 2

Part Two: Paying Our Respects

Gordon had heard, many years ago, that there were remains of the Flying Fortress still on Braydon Crags and that during a dry summer when the peat was sufficiently shrunk back you could walk around the hags and see pieces of the wreckage scattered around like metal confetti. 786 more words


Cheviots: Flying Fortress Wreckage Pt 1

Part one: The Crash

Mid-December 1944. War had been raging for more than five years between the Axis Powers and the Allies, devastating lives and irreparably changing landscapes across the globe. 1,014 more words


Artist of the moment.......Street Artist Flying Förtress

Flying Förtress is a great street artist based out of Hamburg, Germany. Flying Förtress works with pop culture icons such as the famous robots from the Star Wars series. 137 more words

Custom Hangar Spotlight: Real-life “Raiders”

There is a dramatic story behind this stunning artifact. Gerardo Mores, buyer and product developer for the Boeing Store Custom Hangar, remembers the day the shipment arrived. 262 more words