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Transportation | B17 Flying Fortress

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Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress

@ Moffett Federal Airfield, Moffett Field, CA

May 2015

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.  86 more words

Ottawa metal heads to play louder than pinball at Targ

A pair of two-piece heavy metal bands are hoping to turn the volume up to 11 to drown out the sound of pinging pinball machines at House of Targ on March 12. 254 more words


B-17 bomber shot down in flames - Sgt. Jim Estrep's plane falls prey to ME-109

“We caught it on our third trip. All three of our flights were over Berlin,” James Estrep of Englewood recalled. 1,447 more words

World War II

B-17 Flying Fortress


The Boeing B-17 Fortress is a long range heavy bomber. The B-17G has a defensive firepower of not less than thirteen 0.50-inch machine guns, two chin guns, two guns in the dorsal turret, two guns in the ventral turret, two guns in the waist, two guns in the tail and one gun in the roof of the radio operator’s position. 194 more words

Aircraft Reviews

Mighty Eight Air Force Museum to dedicate 'Flying Fortress' to Savannah

POOLER, Ga. (WJCL) — Officials are holding a historic dedication at the National Mighty Eight Air Force Museum this week.

Wednesday afternoon the museum is dedicating a fully restored B-17 Flying Fortress and it’s being called “City of Savannah.” 90 more words

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